Scissors Sharpening Service

C. L. Sturkey, Inc. is nationally renowned for its surgical and laboratory instrument reconditioning service. Established in 1944, Sturkey has been sharpening microtome knives for hospitals laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, research institutions, colleges, universities and medical schools for over sixty years. Our highly skilled technicians have taken that experience and applied it to repairing scissors, and many other small medical and laboratory instruments.

Using state of the art sharpening and honing equipment, our craftsmen specialize in working with high quality scissors and instruments containing intricate edges. When processed, each instrument is specifically identified, checked by our quality control department, and individually packaged to assure your complete satisfaction.

Trust your instruments with the professionals that care.

Surgical Instrument Service List



  • Bandage
  • Dissecting, Mayo
  • Surgical
  • Laproscopic
  • Micro, All Types
  • Utility
  • Specialty Scissors:
    • Metzenbaum, 
    • Iris,
    • Enterotomy,
    • Dubois Decapitation,
    • Doyen Abdominal, etc,
  • Super Cut





Product Code - Service Cost
S100 - Scissors Sharpening $12.00
G100 - Guillotine Blades(2) $87.00

Important: Please send knives and scissors for reconditioning to our manufacturing address below. Include a purchase order and specify your shipping and billing addresses and telephone number.   When packing your knives/instruments, please ensure that there is enough packing material with them to reduce shifting in transit.  Please pack microtome knives in secure cases.

C. L. Sturkey, Inc.
Receiving Dept./Basement 
824 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, PA 17042

Download the C.L. Sturkey Reconditioning Form