Fasi di produzione di uno strumento

Using a haemostatic forceps an an example:

Production steps Pictures
1. Splitting of a flat steel rod
2. Removal of flash: Instrument is stamped out
3. Raw instrument
4. Milled: ratchet, box lock, jaw area
5. Both parts fitted together
6. Instrument adjusted by hand
7. Filed
8. Grinding
9. Joint drilled for crew or rivet
10. Hardened
11. Polished
12. Satin finish (brushed or sand blasted)
13. Electro polished
14. Washed
15. Oiled
16. Finished Instrument