Instrument Repairs

Delasco offers an in-house full service sharpening and repair department. Basic service includes sharpening as well as minor refinishing and minor realignment, if needed.

All surgical instruments must be sterilized and be contained in a sealed sterilization pouch with indication of a CDC-approved method of sterilization. Surgical instruments not receiving in a sealed pouch with positive indication of sterilization will be returned without processing at sender's expense.

To receive discounted and even complimentary instrument repair and sharpening, learn more about our Delasco Preferred Program.

Pricing

Scissors 3 1/2″-5 1/2″ sharpen $7.00
Scissors 6″-10″ sharpen $7.50

Serrated Scissors sharpen (additional)

$2.00 add

Serrations (add serrations)

$5.00

Replacement screw (additional)

$5.00
All Supercut scissors $10.00
All microscissors $12.00
Dermal curettes sharpen (Fox, Piffard, Heath, etc.) $6.00
Keyes punches sharpen $6.50
Realignment of forceps $3.00-$8.00 depending on severity
Major surface re-finishing (additional) $3.00
Major realignment of scissors $5.00
Repairs on needle holders & hemostats Visual assessment required for an estimate
New Tungsten Carbide inserts for standard needle holders (allow 3-4 weeks) $59.00
New Tungsten Carbide inserts for specialty needle holders (Castroviejo, Olsen-Hegar) (allow 3-4 weeks) $69.00

Terms & Conditions

All sharpening and repair orders receive the highest priority of 2-4 business days. Please allow for transit time. Actual ground service charges for domestic order will be added. Priority services are available at actual freight charges.

Please include a packing list with all the instruments listed, as well as your return shipping instructions (i.e. Next Day Air). Orders received without shipping instruction will be shipped via ground service.

To ensure safe delivery of your instruments, please pack them adequately in a box with appropriate packing material, i.e. bubble wrap, peanuts, or paper. Delasco cannot repair damage caused by inadequate packing. Most instruments are beyond repair if damaged in shipping.

Do

  • Use a sturdy box 
  • Use packaging material (bubble wrap, peanuts, paper, etc.)
  • Include proof of sterilization. Leave sterilized instruments in sealed sterilization pouch with positive indication of sterilization. 
  • Include RA# on outside of box and accompanying instruments to be serviced. 
  • Ship via a traceable method with tracking numbers. Consider insurance in case of loss in transit. 

Don't

  • Send in unclean or without proof of sterilization
  • Use an envelope. Envelopes can tear resulting in the loss of the instrument in-transit. 
  • Omit packaging material. Loosely packed Instruments shipped without packaging material may penetrate the box posing a hazard to carriers or other personnel. Instruments may be damaged beyond repair as a result of in-transit motion and handling. 

All surgical instruments must be sterilized and be contained in a sealed sterilization pouch with indication of a CDC-approved method of sterilization. Surgical instruments not receiving in a sealed pouch with positive indication of sterilization will be returned without processing at sender's expense.

Please address the return:

ATTENTION SHARPENING & REPAIR DEPARTMENT
Delasco
608 13th Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

To ensure the fastest possible service, please either complete the form below or call Delasco at 833-907-1791 to receive a Returns Authorization number. Include the Returns Authorization number on the outside of the package as well as accompanying the instruments to be serviced.