iM3 Catalogue - Europe - Flipbook - Page 112
iM3 Small Animal Dental Equipment
Used in a clockwise turning movement. K-Reamers are designed to follow the canal
and minimise ledging. K-Reamers have less turns on the active part than K-files.
H-Files or Hedstrom Files, are used in a filing up and down action to file and shape
the root canal. Some specialists prefer H-Files on straight canals. H-Files are very
efficient at removing dentine on the out-stroke, with poor fracture resistance in
H-Files and K-Reams that are made from steel have high durability and reliability.
While they have an element of flexibility, it is not as much when compared with
H-Files and K -Reamers made from nickel titanium or Ni-Ti. Being made from Ni-Ti
gives them increased strength and significantly greater flexibility compared with
ISO Sizes and Lengths
H-Files and K-Reamers from iM3 are available
in four different lengths, meaning we have
files suitable for all sizes of animals from
feline to equine and even large zoo animals.
The examples opposite are printed to actual
size. The lengths listed refer to the overall file
length and the working lengths are 30 mm,
apart from 31 mm files which have a working
length of 16 mm.
Gutta Percha Points and Paper Points
share the same ISO Size Colour coding.
Files and Reamers are intended to be single use and the cost factored in to each procedure.
H-Files and K-Reamers are produced in
coloured coded ISO sizes from 0.15 to 1.4 as