How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

Willing to see how training devices for medical students are produced? Welcome to one of the companies located in Saint-Petersburg that produces devices for rendering the first aid and plastic skeletons. Click on the image to view the full size.

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

A plant producing training aids for medical students was created on the basis of the Soviet Health Ministry in 1934. The enterprise had two departments in Moscow and one in Leningrad. A huge number of training aids were produced that time. Some of them are still kept in schools and colleges. Doctors and scientists participated in development of the models being exact copies of health-care products. After the fall of the Soviet Union the enterprise broke in pieces as well forming three independent companies.

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

A few words about production of training devices. Its body is made of vinyl plate with the help of metal press.

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

Two halves of the body are obtained.

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

A mold is used to get a needed form.

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

The halves of the bodies are glued to one another.

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

Ready body frame of a dummy.

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

Legs and hands are made of polyethylene.

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

It is done with the help of such a blowing machine.

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

Heads are made of soft PVC.

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

Liquid PVC is poured into a metal mould and put into a furnace.

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

The ready-made heads are colored.

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

After the coloring.

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

This is the way other details are produced (stomach, nasopharynx, etc).

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

Internal base of the head.

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

Assembling a head.

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

Ready-made heads.

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

Heads are fixed to the bodies.

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

Fixing hands and legs.

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device

Getting a dummy.

How To Assemble A Medical Training Device


A ready training facility is equipped with electronics which allows to control the educational process of resuscitation.

Location: Saint-Petersburg

23 thoughts on “How To Assemble A Medical Training Device”

    • Creepy indeed. They look like they would make for good inhabintats of a haunted house. Anyhow, i think they’ll do their intended job, regardless of appearance.

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