FLOVAC® HYDROPHOBIC VALVE
CANISTER LID FIXING
The FLOVAC® container lid in the CANISTER version fits 5 spring clips to grant a permanent and safe fastening to the rigid jar to prevent any leakage and the accidental opening. Never try to reopen the container when lid placed and clips fastened. An eventual second closing cannot guarantee sealing and prevent accidental opening.
The PATIENT port is equipped with an elbow hose connector for the suction of fluids. To allow the suction of fluids containing bones fragments, the elbow connector has to be removed.
The vacuum source coming from the plant or from an electrical suction machine must be connected to the VACUUM port through a simple PC autoclavable connector fitting a suction hose, for easy, simple, fast and safe FLOVAC® container connection and disconnection.
The full FLOVAC® collection containers range is also available in option with a 1.8 m disposable suction hose, or 1.8 m hose plus disposable vacuum breaker.
The FLOVAC® support ring is the same for the 2 versions, LINER and CANISTER, all the capacities and the different fitment: wall, rail, trolley. A hose hook holder integrated in the external diameter of the ring allows the suction tube to be easily fixed in to avoid obstructions. Clips are also available (optional) to fix 25×5 mm rings to trolleys, brackets and wall plates.
This connection to the vacuum source is conical to guarantee a perfect contact sealing, to get simple connection and removing and “female” to avoid any misconnection with the PATIENT “male” port. This possibility exists in case of new FLOVAC® system installations or when new health staff starts practicing with the system. The different ports connection avoids this possibility.
The TANDEM port allows the connection in cascade of many containers, each one having its suction source. A plug integrated in the lid can close and seal this port in case of use of one single container.
The FLOVAC® HYDROPHOBIC disposable containers fit in the lid a hydrophobic filter GORE® Microfiltration Media for Surgical Suction acting as an overflow valve and giving full antibacterial, anti-foaming and electrosurgical smoke protection.