Frequently Asked Questions
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  Are repairs to Shank's foam pads available ?
Yes minor repairs can be made to Shank's foam pads.  We can provide remnant material in various sizes and colors, along with glue/vinyl cement to c...
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  Can an old Shank'sŪ Table be traded in?
Yes, an old Shank'sŪ Table can be traded in on the purchase of a new Shank'sŪ Table. Trade in value will be determined based on the age of the tabl...
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  What kind of warranty is available on a Shank'sŪ Table?
Shank'sŪ Veterinary Equipment, Inc. warrants all Shank'sŪ Surgery Tables and/or related equipment to be free from defects in materials and workmans...
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  What kind of maintenance is required on a Shank'sŪ Table?
There is minimal routine maintenance required to maintain the optimal function of a Shank'sŪ Table. The hydraulics system on the table is equipped ...
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  What is the life expectancy of a Shank'sŪ Table?
The life expectancy depends on usage, customer care and maintenance. Under optimum maintenance and care, a Shank'sŪ Table will remain an integral p...
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  How long does it take to get a Shank'sŪ Table?
Current production lead time is approximately 35-45 days from order to shipment. Shipment of a table within the U.S. is most often done by commerci...
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  Are Shank'sŪ Tables battery operated?
No, they are not manufactured to be battery-operated....
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  Do all Shank'sŪ Tables support a horse in dorsal recumbency (on its back) and lateral recumbency (on its side)?
Yes, all Shank'sŪ Tables can support a horse in either position by using various extensions that can be attached to the table. The Floor Model Surg...
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  Are Shank'sŪ Tables made of stainless steel?
No, all standard Shank'sŪ Tables are made of mild (structural carbon) steel. All component parts are hot dip galvanized and painted before assembly...
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  Which Shank'sŪ Table is the best choice for a clinic just starting that does very few surgeries each week?
The most cost effective model would be the Shank'sŪ Modified Portable Floor Model Surgery Table, based solely on its overall cost....
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  Is the padding on a Shank'sŪ Table enough padding to protect the horse from blood pooling/myopathy during surgery?
The padding on all Shank'sŪ Tables would be sufficient only in a very short procedure and only in dorsal recumbency. In all other instances, it is ...
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  Which Shank'sŪ Table is the most versatile?
The most versatile table in our product line is the Dorsal/Lateral Cylinder Base Equine Table. This table is mobile (in a clinic setting), and can ...
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  Which Shank'sŪ Table is the most popular?
The most popular model sold is the Dorsal/Lateral Scissor Base Equine Table. We feel it is the most popular because both of its table top configura...
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  How many "standard" Shank'sŪ Surgery Tables are available?
There a four (4) basic tables that are on wheels and movable within a clinic setting. The Floor Model Surgery Table is available in two models.  Th...
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