Here at Claflin Equipment we sell three grades of surgical instruments. Each grade designed to meet different operational requirements. The following is a short description of each: Miltex, “all instrument numbers ending with -00”. These instruments meet the highest OR surgical instrument grade requirements. They are used by many hospital’s in their OR suites. They are of German manufacturer with precision craftsmanship and a lifetime guarantee. Vantage, "all instrument numbers ending with -01”. These instruments are considered good quality surgical instruments. While these instruments are sometimes found in hospitals they are more often found in environments where the work load is much less demanding. They are of Pakistan manufacture using European and Japanese steel with a limited lifetime guarantee Floor, “all instrument numbers ending with -02”. These instruments are economical grade surgical instruments. They are designed to be used and sterilized only a few times before their practical life is over. They are of Pakistan manufacture using Pakistan steel with no guarantee. Please keep in mind that on this site we only feature the fifty most common instruments. Please contact us and we will be happy to send you a complete catalog with over 5000 instruments.