Coltène/Whaledent Inc.’s Alpen® SteriX Sterile Carbide Instruments are gamma-sterilized and offer an aseptic bur right out of the box, providing advanced infection control and convenience. Alpen SteriX, along with Coltene/Whaledent’s Alpen® x1 Single Patient Diamond Instruments, represents advanced infection control for modern dentistry.
Harmful bacteria capable of spreading infection are often found on carbides at purchase. On average, a carbide contains 100+ cfu (colony forming units), Alpen SteriX contains ZERO cfu. Alpen SteriX is sold in packs of 10 and 50, with a five-year shelf life.