On Our Radar
THE BIG PICTURE
TeleTracking Real-Time Locating Systems (RTLS) track assets and locate people using infrared and active RFID technology. They can manage patient flow automation at a single hospital or across a network. Other platforms include capacity management; RTLS-enabled infection tracking, asset tracking and temperature monitoring; automated throughput in procedural areas; and automated discharge.TeleTracking
PICKING UP STEAM
The Delta DSV Venturi Orifice Steam Trap is designed for multipurpose applications, from line drainage and trace heating to heat exchanger applications. It can be used for sterilization and disinfection, space heating and steam humidification. The body of the trap does not have to be removed from the line for maintenance. Delta Steam Systems
The In-Dapt OR Ceiling System includes the Super Structure Grid module, Raceway module, Intermediate Structural module, OR Air Diffuser module and OR Lighting module. Each piece can be relocated or modified as OR needs change, improving on existing, rigid hospital ceiling product designs that often require work-arounds.Walters Healthcare Resources
The Vektor-H high plume fan with fixed discharge nozzle and the Vektor-HS high plume fan with variable geometry nozzle are certified to high-wind standards. Both have been tested and approved in accordance with TAS 201: Large Missile Impact, TAS 202: Uniform Static Pressure and ASTM E72 (modified) for wind-borne debris regions up to 140 pounds per sq. ft.Greenheck Fan Corp.
Fire Barrier Rated Foam FIP 1-Step is a UL-listed product that meets the International Building Code and is used in a broad range of applications. As the foam expands, it creates a seal around pipes, cables and conduit, allowing for installations in one step. Fire Barrier Rated Foam FIP 1-Step installs in applications without running down the opening or sagging.3M
USA-made SuperLite II-XL fire-resistive glass and GPX Architectural Series framing can be used to create transparent, fire-resistive wall and door assemblies up to two hours. This meets ASTM E-119 with hose stream, CPSC Cat. II impact safety, and is fully listed and labeled by UL and Intertek’s Warnock Hersey.SAFTI FIRST
UP AND ALERT
Simplex TrueAlert ES, a family of intelligent, addressable notification appliances, can be set up across a wide voltage range using long wire runs. Simplex TrueAlert ES supports multiple candela ratings and draws 40 percent less current than its predecessor. The appliance is controlled via software and can be set for automatic or manual testing.SimplexGrinnell
The FireFinder XLS intelligent fire detection system can be networked and configured with or without voice evacuation. It features a faster processor that fuels a full-color user interface with events color-coded by type and touch-sensitive keys. The system also exceeds mass notification specifications, with digital capacity for up to 300 custom messages and the capability to play messages simultaneously.Siemens Industry Inc.
NICE AND DRY
IT-Series tumble dryers feature a concentrated airflow pattern and a large, self-cleaning lint compartment and a heavy-duty door hinge. The single-pocket dryers include reversing technology, which allows the dryer to stop, pause and reverse direction to help reduce balling or roping of large articles. The ECO-line features a lower energy input. The Classic line offers optimal throughput and faster cycles.IPSO
Tide Professional 2X Laundry Detergent uses a proprietary enzymatic technology. It was developed especially for front-loading washers and can be used in high-efficiency machines. The formula’s neutral pH eliminates the need to add sours or neutralizers. It has nearly twice the number of loads per bucket and is longer-lasting than Tide Professional.Proctor & Gamble
UniLinc is a complete on-premises laundry control system that gathers machine performance and maintenance data. Designed with both washer-extractors and tumblers in mind, the advanced controls and reports provide remote access to machine service history logs, error notifications and performance reports.UniMac
E-Series Washers are programmable to meet the cleaning and disinfecting specifications of any health care laundry item, including sheets, blankets, bed pads, gowns, scrubs and personal items. Available in 20- to 255-pound capacities, the washers can be programmed to facilitate greater control over every phase of the wash process.Continental Girbau Inc.