Ring spreading pliers save time by enabling the clinician to remove the ring from the patient's finger after making just one cut with the electric ring cutter - not two. This is a reverse action pliers so that jaws open when handles are compressed. Special joint, heavy duty pliers. Length is 5 1/4 inches. The spring in handle keeps the pliers closed.
After using the electric ring cutter to make a single cut on one side of the ring, say that part of the ring that is on the top of the hand, ask the patient to expose the palm. Insert the ring spreading pliers under the ring and spread to remove.
The ring spreading pliers works on metal rings like gold, platinum and even titanium. It is not appropriate for ceramic rings like tungsten, cobalt or jade because these are too brittle to bend. Use our tungsten ring removal device to remove tungsten rings instantly.