Blood tube strippers are the “plier-like” tools that are used to extract blood that is undiluted from a donor tubing. Blood tube strippers are comfortable and easy to use. They also come equipped with a screw mechanism which allows users to easily adjust the distance between the rollers.
Blood tube strippers also have a lightweight design so it is comfortable to use even on a daily basis. The body is made of anti-rust materials and stainless steel. It also comes equipped with self-centric rollers. Some blood tube strippers come with a blade option, to cut the tubes upon the completion of the stripping process
Blood Tube Strippers: When are they used ?
Blood samples can also be obtained by stripping the tube of its contents. Blood tube strippers are also used to remove liquid or air from the rubber tubes. Blood tube strippers are also often used in the following applications:
- Transfusion labs
- Plasma centers
- Blood banks
Blood tube strippers are also considered one of the most important tools in laboratories, hospitals and blood banks. Blood tube strippers have many qualities that make them ideal for use in medical settings. For instance:
- They help reduce stripping time. There are instances when tube stripping needs to be done as quickly as possible (i.e., blood mass collection from different donors). This is also a common scenario in off-site or field work activities, medical outreach programs, and blood donation drivers.
- They are easy to operate. Blood tube strippers are designed to be used with either the left or right hand. This feature also makes stripping of the blood bag tubes easier and safer. Users won’t also have to worry about fluid spills or leaks when handling the tube.