Control Made Simple
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.
Features & Benefits
Squeeze V shape ends firmly together to align lumens
Insert proximal guide wire tip through the device
Release V shape ends to activate device locking mechanism
Guide Wire Torque Device
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.
Squeeze finger pads and slide device to move to another location on the guide wire.
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.
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
Device can be used for both hydrophilic and standard spring type wires.
Plastic – No metal components – helps minimize damage to hydrophilic coating and polymer jacket.
Orange device: Guide wires from .025” to .040”
Yellow device: Guide wires from .010” to .020”