HORNE Optitherm Thermostatic Taps – Medical Mixing Taps
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Optitherm Thermostatic tapIncludes:
Thermostatic mixing valve set to 41C safe and comfortable.
Warm water tap for clinical hand wash
Cold water tap for:cold water hand washdrinking water*teeth cleaning*
Combined flow regulator and conditioner to govern flow rate to 6 L/min - reduces splashing.
Dual levers for improved infection prevention correct usage important.* Where supplies are potable
Optitherm - Correct UsageWarm water hand wash left hand lever
Open flow by pushing down on short lever with pad of thumb (long lever moves forward).
Wash hands thoroughly
Turn off flow by returning long lever to upright position using elbow in horizontal orientation.
Repeat process for cold water delivery using right hand lever
Fill glass of water (where supply is potable)
Turn off by returning long lever to upright position using elbowNo retouch operation for effective hygiene control.Every operation turns over cold water reducing stagnation and TVC
Optitherm safe, controlledAccurately controls temperature at 41C
optimal temperature for safe and comfortable hand wash
Safe surface temperature never exceeds 42C, therefore no risk of accidental burns to patients, visitors or staff
Lever clutch mechanism prevents accidental or intentional damage - simply ratchet back to the correct on/off position.Max: 41.8C Min 21.8C Spot 41.0C
Test parameters:Hot water supply - 60CCold water supply - 17CMixed water setting - 41C
Simple Cleaning & MaintenanceVery easy to clean:
continuous smooth curved surface easy access to entire surface no recesses or hard-to-reach angles hard, protective chromium finish
Full access from ward-side for maintenance:
no need to remove wall panelling routine performance testing < 1 min remove and substitute in < 2 mins
Improves FM efficienciesEnsures continuity of water supplyLess disruption for nursing and medical staff
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