Pluggers are used mainly for lateral and also vertical (apical) condensation of gutta percha, instruments are produced from stainless steel and special quality plastic materials. There are several basic sizes of the instruments in one length 25 mm, color coded according to ISO standard. Packed in white boxes with white label, can be sterilized with hot, dry air at 180 °C or in a steam autoclave at 135 °C and disinfected in mild disinfectant liquids, and washed in ultrasonic cleaners.