Diathermy Testers

  • Avoid Thermal Injury to Patients or Surgical Staff
  • Reduce risk in Surgery
  • Check the safety of surgical and laparoscopic instruments
  • DTU-6 Pinhole Detector,
  • Bespoke attachments for accuracy
  • Easy-to-use electrosurgery instrument safety device
  • Test surgical instrument insulation
  • Identify faulty surgical instrument
  • Insulation damage on surgery instrument
  • For reusable and single-use electrosurgical instruments
  • Surgical instrument manufacture, production, quality control and R+D
  • Surgical instrument repair
  • Hospital Sterile Service Department, HSDU, CSSD, SSD, Decontamination Unit, Hospital OR Theatre
  • Widely used by surgical instrument manufacturers
  • Cost-effective and reliable safety check of surgical instruments.


Simple test techniques No special skills to be acquired
No special skills to be acquired No damage to instruments from test systems
Fault indication by audible or visual signal Reproducible results
Isolated from electrical mains Technical support from a British manufacturer
Accurate system settings Maintenance programme and re-callibration service available (where appropriate).
Fully supported by manufacturer/distributor Compatible with Quality/Health & Safety initiatives
Meets relevant ISO Standard and is CE marked



Continuity Tester – CT9v for Diathermy Cables

The CT9v will detect open circuit faults on bipolar and monopolar diathermy leads with 4mm plug ends or hook ends; an adapter is available for testing leads with Bovey 8mm plug ends.

The Continuity Tester is supplied complete with a PP3 9V battery and full operating instructions.

Check the safety of your surgical and laparoscopic instruments. Avoid thermal injury to staff and patients. Reduce risk in surgery. Essential devices for operating theatre, sterile service units, hospital service departments (EBME).

DTU-6 Pinhole Detector is widely used internationally in reusable and single use electrosurgical instrument manufacturing, production, quality control and R + D departments. Also extensively used by surgical instrument repair organisations.

Export enquiries from non USA based customers welcome.