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ActiV.A.C.® Therapy Unit

Searching for better wound care

ActiV.A.C. is designed to be a completely portable NPWT product, ensuring better wound management outcomes for patients at home or in the process of being discharged from a clinical environment.

The Integrated V.A.C. Therapy System is a proven, non-invasive, advanced approach to negative pressure wound healing. The System uses an intelligent therapy unit to deliver controlled negative (sub-atmospheric) pressure to the wound site. Special foam dressings, applied to the wound site, ensure that fluid is continuously drawn away from the wound and SensaT.R.A.C. Technology manages the equal distribution of pressure across the wound area.

Features

Fast

Ease and speed of use are greatly improved with features such as full colour touch screens, electronic seal checking and settings guide.

  • Intuitive software – touch screens and fully re-programmed menu system
  • Click-fit canister application – for rapid, hygienic, fitting and removal
  • Aural and visual guidance system – distinctive alarms are supported by clear on-screen guidance explaining the current problem and demonstrating the steps required for rapid rectification

Effective

Clinically proven V.A.C. Therapy in a fully portable unit, allowing for patient mobility.

  • Detailed therapy history recording - the unit automatically logs therapy use including therapy settings, duration and alarms

Quality Of Life

The lightweight, portable design combined with SensaT.R.A.C. technology improves patient comfort and reduces distress.

  • Skin-soft conformable SensaT.R.A.C.– the structure of the pad presents a large surface area of even pressure to the wound, offering a comfortable fit and minimising the risk of pressure damage to the skin
  • Odour control - the exudate management system controls strong odours

Cost Effective

V.A.C. Therapy delivers lower hospitalisation costs and reduced costs of nursing time when compared with using moist gauze15.

  • Cost effective – only 3% of wound management costs relate to dressings. The rest is mostly nursing time and hospital costs 4
  • The speed and efficacy of the Integrated V.A.C. Therapy System significantly reduces these costs

Features

  • Lightweight (1.08 kg with empty canister attached), Portable Therapy Unit
  • Simplified Touch Screen
  • Seal Check™
  • Therapy History Reports
  • Settings Guide
  • Enhanced Alarms

Product Specifications

Dimensions

19.3 x 15.2 x 6.4 cm
1.08 kg with an empty canister
Battery Type: Lithium ion rechargeable battery
Battery Life: 14 hour average
Recharging Time: 6 hours to reach full charge from a completely discharged state
Canister Size: 300 ml

Therapy Delivery

Modes: Continuous or Intermittent
Intensity Settings: Low, Medium, High
Pressure Settings: -25 mmHg to -200 mmHg (-3.3 kPa to -26.6 kPa)

Electrical Data

External Power Supply Input: 100-240 VAC .72 A @ 115 VAC 47-63 Hz
External Power Supply Output: 12 V, 3.3 A
Patient & Enclosure Leakage Current: <100 Microamps

IEC Classification

Type B, Applied Part Class II IPX0
Equipment not suitable for use in presence of flammable anaesthetic mixture with air, oxygen or nitrous oxide.

Storage Conditions

Temperature Range: -20° C 60° C
Relative Humidity Range: 0-95% non-condensing

Operating Conditions

Temperature Range: 5° C to 40° C
Relative Humidity Range: 0-95% non-condensing
Altitude Range: 0 to 4267 m
Optimum Performance: 0 to 2438 m

Specifications are subject to change without notice.

Canisters & Accessories

The ActiV.A.C. Unit is designed for use with the following canisters and accessories.

V.A.C. Therapy Canisters

300 ml ActiV.A.C. Canister with Gel
1 canister with tubing, clamp and connector
300 ml capacity
Case of 5 M8275058/5

V.A.C. Therapy Disposables

V.A.C. Drape
1 adhesive drape (30.5 x 26 cm)
Case of 10 M6275009/10

T.R.A.C. Pad
1 T.R.A.C. Pad with tubing, clamp and connector
Case of 10 M6275057/10

Y-Connector
1 Y-connector to connect two or more dressings
Case of 10 M6275066/10

Tubing Cap
Cap to secure end of tubing when not in use
Case of 10 M6275069/10


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