Q: What is this skeleton made from?
A: This skeleton is made from a high-quality German PVC plastic.
Q: Who is this model made for?
A: This skeleton is great for students, teachers, and medical professionals who not only wish to study the human skeletal system, but specifically to understand the differences between male and female skeletons. Students and educators alike can demonstrate how to positively identify the sex of a human being simply by examining the skeletal structure. This skeleton is also great for forensic study!
Q: How is the skeleton shipped?
A: This skeleton is shipped in a large, protective cardboard box. Upon opening the box, you will need to assemble the stand, as well as attach the skull and legs to the skeleton. On average, it takes approximately 5-10 minutes to assemble the skeleton. We recommend you assemble the stand first, place the torso on the stand, and attach the skull and legs once the skeleton is safely on the stand.
Q: Do you carry the male version of this skeleton?
A: Yes, we do carry that male version. It can be found here: Ruidger Male Skeleton
Q: My model is damaged and I know that it is covered by a 5 year warranty. How do I go about getting the model repaired/replaced?
A: Please contact our support team at 800-422-1134, we will be more than happy to help you with this issue.
Q: What is the biggest difference between the male and the female skeleton?
A: The female skeleton will actually have a wider pelvis in comparison to the male skeleton.
Q: Is this model considered life-size?
A: Yes, this model is considered to be life-size.
Q: Are the fingers and toes moveable?
A: Yes, you can move and pose the fingers and toes. They are held together with flexible wire.
Q: Can this model be taken apart and put back together?
A: No, while some pieces are removable, this model is not meant to be completely disassembled.