Scalpel blades are typically changed by exposing them from a package and handling them directly. Students at Georgia Tech have designed a simple device to make scalpel blade exchanges easier and safer. It works similar to automatic shaving blade dispensers, but applied to scalpel blades.
To use the Scal pal, as the device is called, the scalpel blade handle is inserted into it and then pulled out with a new blade magically appearing on its distal end.
Here’s video about the device:
Via: Georgia Tech…