Arbutus Medical is a surgical equipment company developing innovative devices for orthopedic surgery in low-resource environments and developing countries.
What is it?
A battery-powered oscillating saw
The SawCover System contains a durable hardware saw that is fully sealed by the SawCover linen. This creates a 100% sterile, battery powered, liquid and pathogen proof oscillating saw at an affordable price.
The saw is fitted with an ergonomic pistol-grip handle and trigger mechanism with handling matching that of surgical orthopaedic saws.
Who is it for?
The SawCover System is a great saw for clinics just starting out in orthopedics or clinics transitioning away from manual tools.
It is ideal for the traveling veterinarians or clinics looking to lower their costs with a robust piece of equipment.
Why should you use it?
The SawCover System The SawCover System is the oscillating saw for you, at an affordable price point, that makes your osteotomies much faster and more accurate compared to using an osteotome. Due to its ergonomically-designed handle, it is easy to use and gives you complete control when sawing.
The Starter Kit
The SawCover System Starter Kit contains everything you need to get started. It includes:
1 Oscillating Saw
1 Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery
1 Battery Charger (Plug types A, C and G available)
1 SawCover Linen + 1 SawCover Textile Guard
1 Allen Key
The SawCover System can only be used with Arbutus Medical saw blades. See details below.
200 Series Saw Blades
Package size: 5 non-sterile blades (single type or as variety pack)
Cut thickness: 0.9 mm
Material thickness: 0.6mm
Blade sizes (varying widths):
201 Blade: 20mm width
202 Blade: 13mm width
203 Blade: 10mm width
Variety pack includes: 1x 201 Blade, 2x 202 Blade, 2x 203 Blade
Other blade sizes available upon request.
Material: Waterproof textile and construction (including fully-taped seams); pathogen-barrier
Lifetime: 75 uses
Sterilization: Steam autoclave only. Gravity displacement at 121° C for 30 minutes; Prevac autoclave at 132° C for 4 minutes or 134° C for 3 minutes. For complete instructions, download the Instructions for Use here.
Oscillating Saw, Batteries & Charger
Speed: 5,000 - 20,000 oscillations / minute
Grip: Custom-fitted ergonomic pistol-grip handle with auto-off trigger
Battery: 1x 12V rechargeable Lithium-ion batteries
Weight: 1.1 kg (2.4 Ibs)
Charger Voltage & Plug Type: 120V or 240V; Plug types A, C or G
US FDA (Food & Drug Administration): The DrillCover Systems Family is listed as a Class I device with the US FDA.
Health Canada: The DrillCover Systems family is licensed as a Class II medical device by Health Canada.