The new ARC generation

The new ARC generation from BOWA MEDICAL offers unique performance in its instrument class. Numerous features from high-end instruments are already included for use in the operating theatre.

User-friendly functions, such as the dialogue-guided operating concept and the adaptive display, make day-to-day work much easier. The new ARC generation is incredibly easy to service and maintain.

The new ARC generation: Intuitive. Adaptive. Innovativ.

01. Simple operation

 Adaptive display and intuitive operation with the new touchscreen technology. You see displayed only the information required to perform the surgery.

02. 5 ZAP modes

5 pre-settings/sub-programmes can be called up from the sterile area. Autonomous, quick adjustment (power, modes, foot switch) by the operator.

03. ARC & ERGOact

The combination with ERGOact and its bipolar manual activation function is unique in this instrument class.

KEY FEATURES of the new ARC high-frequency generators:

The socket configuration can be selected to fit your needs. In total, there are 5 different configurations to meet the various surgical requirements.

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It is possible to connect instruments from all the popular manufacturers.

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COMFORT function for
automatic instrument-
recognition and usage
cycle monitoring.

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All connected instruments are displayed on the touchscreen. 

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Dissection modes

An extension to the range of coagulations modes. DISSECT for precise dissection. Reduced bleeding and separation of the tissue layers with low energy input.

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WIZARD for user guidance

A dialogue-guided configuration wizard helps to create and configure the ARC.

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ARC CONTROL and CCS

The new processor technology is future-proof and ensures fast control thanks to ARC CONTROL regulation and CCS (CUTControlSystem).

The new ARC generation– for electrosurgical procedures

Optimise your performance in the operating theatre.

ARC & ERGOact: The perfect combination

With ERGOact, the first manually activated bipolar coagulation instrument, you operate without a foot switch for the first time in this instrument class. For more safety, control and comfort.

The new ARC generation and ERGOact. The perfect system, matched to your requirements for laparoscopic procedures. Reusable rather than disposable instruments for tremendous cost savings in laparoscopic surgery. 

360° shaft rotation. For easy ergonomic handling in
an optimal surgical position.

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Full concentration on the surgical work without searching for the foot switch thanks to manual activation via the blue button.

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ERGOact instruments are reusable
and simple to reprocess.

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  • Economy and ease of use in the operating theatre

    ERGOact is reusable, so high economic efficiency is guaranteed.

  • Ergonomic operation

    Effective control and better handling with manual activation. Comfortable for all hand sizes.

  • COMFORT system

    Process reliability in the operating theatre thanks to automatic instrument recognition and monitoring of usage cycles.

Dialogue-guided operating concept

  • Adaptive
  • Intuitive
  • Individual

Adaptive display with dialogue-guided configuration

With the adaptive display, you see the key information displayed. This prevents incorrect settings and allows you to fully concentrate on your work in the operating theatre. For optimum overview and high patient safety.

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The display shows the number of instruments connected.

Intuitive HIGHLIGHT – WIZARD for user guidance

The dialogue-guided ARC operating concept avoids incorrect settings. Effects, modes and individual setting options can be selected and adjusted simply at the touch of a finger.

The BOWA ARC allows you to focus on the task at hand in the operating theatre.

Maximum reliability and premium operating comfort.

 A perfect device for all applications. Personal application settings or application modes can be saved and easily retrieved at any time.

Effects, modes and individual setting options can be selected and adjusted simply at the touch of a finger.

The new ARC generation – Safe processes in the operating theatre

ARC for general surgery

BOWA MEDICAL offers exactly the right equipment for every application in general and abdominal surgery.

  • Monopolar and bipolar applications
  • Bipolar scissors. Bipolar forceps.
  • Monopolar hooks
  • Neutral electrodes
  • Smoke evacuation system
  • Reusable ERGOact with manual finger activation for laparoscopic procedures

ARC for gynaecology procedures

BOWA MEDICAL offers customised solutions for your gynaecology procedures with the instruments you need.

  • Monopolar and bipolar instruments
  • Hysterectomy and myomectomy
  • Ultrasonic scalpel for preparation and dissection in patients with endometriosis and those who require a lymphonodectomy
  • Bipolar scissors.
  • Reusable ERGOact with manual finger activation for laparoscopic procedures

"The new ARC unit is characterised by the possibilities of precise settings. This is particularly important in pelvic surgery, radical prostatectomy and radical cystectomy. After all, precision in haemostasis also helps us to preserve nerves, for the benefit and quality of life of the patient."

Arnulf Stenzl, MD, Dr. h.c.; Professor and Chairman

Dept. of Urology, University of Tuebingen

"We see a great potential in hand activation. This might mean we can do away with the irritating foot switch in future, improving ergonomics and allowing us to focus on the operating monitor and the operating area."

Berhard Krämer, MD, Professor,

Deputy Medical Director Department für Frauengesundheit University Tübingen

Red Dot stands for belonging to the best in design and business. Our international design competition, the “Red Dot Design Award”, is aimed at all those who would like to distinguish their business activities through design.

ERGOact: Operating with a difference. ERGOact offers operators genuine added value with a new functionality in the established field of reusable, bipolar laparoscopic instruments.

Ralf Klein

Senior Product and Marketing Manager - Gynaecology

The new ARC generation is incredibly easy to service and maintain

Service & maintenance

Guided service dialogue allows independent safety checks (SC). Easy reading of the event log for service purposes. Standard equipment sufficient for SC.

Software Updates & Upgrades

Software updates via USB. Easy backup of device settings via USB.

BOWA ACADEMY

Knowledge put in a nutshell. Available online at any time. Quick Guide, e-learnings, with test and certificate, Basic information, Product information.

An investment that pays off!

See for yourself how much ARC & ERGOact can save compared to disposable instruments.

BOWA ARC: A systematic approach to electrosurgery

  • ARC Typ I
  • ARC Typ II
  • ARC Typ III
  • ARC Typ IV
  • ARC Typ V

ARC Typ I: 1 monopolar socket and 1 bipolar socket

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4mm socket | 3-Pin International | Erbe 5 mm

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2-pin international (28.58 mm) | Erbe VIO / ICC
3-pin BOWA Comfort bipolar

ARC Typ II: 2 monopolar sockets and 1 bipolar socket

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4 mm socket | 3-pin international | Erbe 5 mm

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BOVIE | 4mm socket

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2-pin international (28.58 mm) | Erbe VIO / ICC
3-pin BOWA Comfort bipolar

ARC Typ III: 2 monopolar sockets and 1 bipolar socket

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4 mm socket | 3-pin international | Erbe 5 mm

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4mm socket | 3-pin international | Erbe 5 mm

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2-pin international (28,58 mm) | Erbe VIO / ICC
3-pin BOWA Comfort bipolar

ARC Typ IV: 1 monopolar socket and 2 bipolar sockets

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2-pin international (28,58 mm) | Erbe VIO / ICC
3-pin BOWA Comfort bipolar

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4 mm socket | 3-pin international | Erbe 5 mm

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2-pin international (28,58 mm) | Erbe VIO / ICC
3-pin BOWA Comfort bipolar

ARC Typ V: 2 monopolar sockets and 2 bipolar sockets

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4 mm socket | 3-pin international | Erbe 5 mm

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4mm socket | 3-pin international | Erbe 5 mm

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2-pin internat.(28,58 mm) | Erbe VIO / ICC | 3-pin BOWA Comfort bipolar

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2-pin internat.(28,58 mm) | Erbe VIO / ICC | 3-Pin BOWA COMFORT Bipolar

The new ARC generation– the cost-effective system

Universally compatible
Can be updated & upgraded
Easy to service
  • Uncompromising compatibility

    Third-party instruments can be connected and used directly.

  • Software updates & upgrades

    Update and back-up the individual settings yourself.

  • Service & maintenance

    Servicing and inspections using standard testing equipment

BOWA instruments and accessories

Technical Details

CE according to 2017/745 EU (MDR) CE 0123
Max. MONOPOLAR power 300 W (at 200 Ω)
Max. BIPOLAR power 200 W (at 75 Ω)
Dimensions 430 x 140 x 470 mm

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