Amalgatome SD Training And Instructional Videos

Resources and Training

These resources will provide you with all the information you need for the Amalgatome SD, a surgical device indicated for skin grafting and wound excision and debridement. With these quick tips and instructional videos, you’ll be ready to operate the device in no time.

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Troubleshooting & Training FAQs

Quickly find answers to the questions we’ve been asked the most about the Amalgatome SD:

Apply light, even pressure and maintain contact on all sides of the cutting head with the skin.

Apply mineral oil directly into the handpiece air inlet. Reattach air hose and run the device before using on a patient.

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Verify the pressure is set at 100 psi. Check all connections both at the wall and at the device. Make sure there are no occlusions in the hose, or it is not being restricted by a clamp or holder. Check to make sure there are no cuts in the hose.

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Please see video for proper hand placement.

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Ideally, we recommend max 100 psi.

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Open the sterile package, then open the clamshell package like a book. Use the thumb tabs to depress the excision ring blade directly into the cutting head – TEETH DOWN. Only handle the excision ring by the outer blue strip.

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The handpiece does not get assembled. The cutting head gets assembled onto the handpiece.

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Amalgatome Video Training Sections

Welcome to the training video series for the Amalgatome SD. We’ve curated a list of our most popular videos to get you started. Within each section, you can select and watch quick, individual training clips on specific topics about using and maintaining the device.

SD Training Table of Contents

  1. Quick Reference Guide
    1m 34sec
  1. Connecting the Air Hose
    0m 53sec
  2. Assembly of Cutting Head to Handpiece
    0m 54sec
  3. Opening the Excision Ring Blade
    1m 04sec
  4. Handling the Excision Ring
    0m 24sec
  5. Installing the Excision Ring
    0m 50sec
  6. Powering on the Device
    0m 34sec
  1. Using the Depth Gauge
    0m 54sec
  2. Using the Amalgatome SD
    0m 47sec
  3. Activating the Device and Safety Switch
    0m 36sec
  4. Device Features and Proper Placement
    0m 34sec
  5. Skin Graft Recovery
    0m 55sec
  6. Collecting Skin Graft
    0m 50sec
  7. Ending the Skin Graft
    0m 58sec
  8. Skin Graft Recovery Tips
    1m 15sec
  9. Cleaning Device During Use
    0m 23sec
  1. Disconnecting the Air Hose
    0m 40sec
  2. Excision Ring Removal
    1m 12sec
  3. Disassembly of Cutting Head from Handpiece
    1m 13sec
  1. Uneven or Chattered Edges
    0m 31sec
  2. Crescent-Shaped Skin Grafts
    0m 32sec
  3. Dissected Skin or Holes
    0m 33sec
  4. Lubricating the Device
    1m 12sec
  1. Complete System
    0m 50sec
  2. Air Supply
    0m 41sec
  3. Sterilization Tray
    1m 01sec
  4. Cutting Head
    1m 03sec
  5. Handpiece
    0m 44sec
  6. Excision Ring
    0m 47sec
  7. Lock Ring
    0m 22sec
  8. Lock Wrench Removal Tool
    0m 34sec
  1. General Cleaning Instructions
    0m 21sec
  2. Manual Cleaning
    2m 13sec
  3. Automated Cleaning
    1m 41sec
  1. Placing Amalgatome SD into Sterilization Tray
    0m 48sec

This short video is a reference guide covering the topics in this video training series.

See the quick reference video guide for assembly and disassembly of the Amalgatome SD.

For clinical support and questions:

Call: 1-800-243-6049 x1
Email: support@exsurco.com

Or Contact:
Codi Stewart
Surgical Applications Lead
Adam Stewart
Surgical Products Educator