H2O Torq™ Torque Device

One-handed manipulation of the guide wire tip is delivered by Merit’s ergonomic H2O Torq torque device. The device works on both PTFE and hydrophilic guide wires without damaging the wire surface and is offered in two sizes for large and small diameter guide wires.

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Features & Benefits

Control Made Simple
GUIDE WIRE TORQUE DEVICE

Squeeze
Squeeze V shape ends firmly together to align lumens

Load
Insert proximal guide wire tip through the device

Release
Release V shape ends to activate device locking mechanism

An ergonomic torque device operable with one hand, designed to enhance manipulation of the guide wire tip.

EASY GRIP RIDGES
Tactile landmarks etched on the device that enhances steering, torque performance and grip.

RELOCATE
Squeeze finger pads and slide device to move to another location on the guide wire.

REMOVE
Squeeze finger pads firmly together to disengage locking mechanism and remove device from the wire.
Easy removal from guide wire which facilitates wire/catheter placement and exchange.

SINGLE COMPONENT
Saves time – No more stopping, screwing and unscrewing 2 pieces to move the device. Simply squeeze finger pads with one hand to position, move or remove the torque device.
Operable with one hand, helps provide precise manipulation of the guide wire tip

VERSATILITY
Device can be used for both hydrophilic and standard spring type wires.

COATING PRESERVATION
Plastic – No metal components – helps minimize damage to hydrophilic coating and polymer jacket.

SIZE PREFERENCE
Orange device: Guide wires from .025” to .040”
Yellow device: Guide wires from .010” to .020”

Ordering Information

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Catalog NumberTrademarkExpanded Family Name1Guide Wire Compatibility1Guide Wire Compatibility2ColorGuide Wire Type1Guide Wire Type2Latex FreeCE Mark
TD100H2O TORQ™Guide Wire Torque Device0.025" (0.64 mm)0.040" (1.02 mm)OrangeUncoated, PTFE orHydrophilic CoatedYesCE0086
TD200H2O TORQ™Guide Wire Torque Device0.010" (0.25 mm)0.020" (0.51 mm)YellowUncoated, PTFE orHydrophilic CoatedYesCE0086