PROTECH™ Flexible Endoscope Tip Protector


PROTECH™ Flexible Endoscope Tip Protector

The PROTECH Flexible Endoscope Tip Protector is sterile and designed to protect the structural integrity of the distal tip of flexible endoscopes during transport and storage.

PROTECH Flexible Endoscope Tip Protector provides protection by:

  • Creating a protective cage-like barrier around the endoscope distal tip
  • Minimizing contact with other objects
  • Helping to prevent distal tip damage
  • Preventing the endoscope distal tip from protruding through the tip protector

PROTECH Flexible Endoscope Tip Protector promotes infection control by:

  • Featuring removable Clean/Dirty tabs that indicate scope reprocessing status
  • Enabling airflow and channel drying with an open design
  • Providing a sterile, disposable endoscope protection solution

Key Benefits

Distal Tip Protection Designed to:

  • Protect the endoscope distal tip during transport, drying and storage
  • Reduce risk of endoscope distal tip damage
  • Increase endoscope availability

Infection Prevention

  • Designed to mitigate cross contamination risk by providing:
    • A sterile solution that is manufactured in a class 7 clean room
    • A single use/disposable design
    • Clean/dirty break-away tab identifiers
    • Promotes effective drying of endoscope and endoscope channels
    • Ability to use during the channel drying process

AAMI: A tip protector that is made of material that can retain moisture (e.g., sponge) can create an environment favorable for microbial growth. Tip protectors should not cover the opening of the tip. Tip protectors are meant to be single-use unless otherwise specified in the manufacturer's written IFU.1


  • Available in small, large and extra large options.
  • Compatible with any flexible endoscope meeting distal tip diameter specifications

Designed for Efficiency

  • Designed to keep endoscope out of the repair shop and in the procedure room

Easy to Use

  • Separate colors allow for quick size identification
  • Ratchet system allows for easy placement and removal
  • Removable tabs indicate scope reprocessing status
  • Single use/disposable design eliminates the need to clean the PROTECH Flexible Endoscope Tip Protector

1 AAMI ST91 2021, page 68.

The PROTECH Flexible Endoscope Tip Protector is not intended for use during sterilization.

Product Support

Product Specs Units Per Box Product Code
PROTECH Small Fits 2.7 - 8 mm diameter scopes 100 units/box PROTECHS
PROTECH Large Fits 8.7 – 14 mm diameter scopes 100 units/box PROTECHL
PROTECH XL Fits 10.7 – 17.9 mm diameter scopes* 50 units/box PROTECHXL

*Refer to PROTECH tip protector list of compatible endoscopes for the specific PROTECH tip protector model and the endoscope it is compatible with.

Service and Repair:
Because the PROTECH Flexible Endoscope Tip Protector is designed to protect endoscopes from damage, users may realize a repair cost savings and experience increased endoscope availability.

Olympus® Service & Repair

Olympus offers a broad range of services to healthcare professionals and to our customers, including contact hour and peer-based training courses; information, training tools and videos on infection control and reprocessing; authorized repair services and support on Olympus equipment; and financing solutions to help your facility with acquisition of new capital equipment, accessories, and maintenance plans.

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