The natural solution... to infection control
With increasing patient levels and shrinking resources today's healthcare facilities are searching for modern solutions to age old problems. Vernacare hears this call for assistance and introduces its state of the art 2000 Disposal Unit to offer you tangible benefits in the safe and efficient disposal of human waste.
|The Vernacare System||
System's approach to human waste disposal is unmatched. It consists of
a specially designed Disposal Unit and a comprehensive range of biodegradable,
molded pulp paper products for the collection and disposal of human waste
(all made from 100 % recycled newsprint) - including bedpans, urinals,
emesis basins, graduates and bowls.
|Simple to use||
of use keeps maintenance to minimum. This point is very apparent on the
2000. This unique disposal unit was designed to be user friendly
and uncomplicated. The 2000 is as
easy to open as a trash can. Simply stepping on the foot pedal releases
the lid lock and allows the lid to rise to a 40 degre angle. This offers
ample access to the internal hopper, where Vernacare's
molded pulp utensils are placed after use.
With such an easy cycle of operation, the 2000 becomes a valuable timesaving partner for health care professionals. There is little opportunity for misuse and costly repairs!
|Simple to maintain||
Built-in reliability keeps maintenance to a minimum. The Vernacare 2000 incorporates a state o the art, user-friendly design and modern components. Regularly scheduled maintenance is made quick and easy with a convenient and logical layout of all working parts. Access is unrestricted with the easy removal of the front and side panels.
Unrestricted access, a modern design and easily programmable circuitry leave the Vernacare 2000 unrivaled in the flexibility and level of performance offered to your facility.
|Simply eliminates expensive operating costs||
The innovative design
of the Vernacare
2000 makes it a cost effectivie alternative to traditional
methods of washing non-critical hospital utensils.
Installation of the
2000 Disposal Unit is easy and requires minimal changes to
the existing infrastructure.
|Specifications and installation instructions|
The recommended clearances for the Disposal Unit are 3" at the rear and 5" on each side. Less clearance may make maintenance and installation more difficult.
Ensure that the floor
area is firm and level. Position Disposal Unit in desired location and
line up water and drain lines. Mark the floor at the two mounting holes
located at the base of the frame. Pull the machine out from the wall and
drill the floor for 3/8" anchor bolts.
The Disposal Unit
is configured for 230 volts at 9,25 amps. The recommended supply is 14
Ga. wire and 20 AMP dedicated breaker.
The Disposal Unit
requires a 1/2" cold water supply line. A shut-off valve should be
located close to the machine. A water hammer eliminator is recommended
to be installed in the supply line. The drain trap is supplied loose complete
with a 3" section of piping to permit adjustments to match the height
of the roughed in drain line. The drain should be run to minimize 90 degrees
A 2" drain connection
is recommended. A flexible adapter coupler is required to connect to the
ABS pipe at the unit. Ensure that the waste pipe has adequate pitch (1:25
|Bearing :||Lubricated and sealed for life within motor|
|Cabinet :||Heavy gauge square section tubinb clad with sound deadening foam and metal panels|
|Capacity :||Up to 4 Vernacare ustensils. Paper products only|
|Hopper :||Stainless steel|
|Impeller :||Stainless steel|
|Mechanical Seal :||Between motor and impeller|
|Motor :||1.5 horsepower, single phase|
|Outlet Fitting :||1 1/2" ABS "P" trap|
|Outlet Valve :||Medium density; abrasion-resistant polyurethane molding|
|Overload Protection:||Manuel reset thermal cut out|
|User Protection :||Electrical switch disengages foot pedal during cycle operation. Microswitch prevents operation if lids is open|
|Water Inlet :||1/2" pipe feed to rear lower left hand side of machine|
|Water Consumption :||6.5 US gallons of cold water per cycle|
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