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Features of machines used for hospital infection control

By August 19, 2017Vapor

Hospital infection control requires recourse to a good quality equipment that not only removes dirt but also eliminates molds, bedbugs, allergens, and germs. Healthcare services are grappling the problem of maintaining sanitization on a daily basis, and one of the most useful tools in this regard is a dry vapor system. A dry vapor system built for hospital infection control should have the following features:

High Temperature

Hot steam is a natural cleaning agent that eliminates many germs. Many vapor steaming systems can generate temperatures as high as 386°F. This helps eliminate molds and pests, including bedbugs. Hot steam melts grease and sugars easily, making the cleaning process easier. Hospital infection control procedures should always include vapor steaming systems with high temperature.

In order to generate, maintain, and withstand high temperature, the machine should have durable parts. A stainless steel boiler is durable, and, therefore, is a necessity in any hospital cleaning task. Boiler sizes may range from 4 liters for residential or light commercial steamers to 14 liters for machines designed for industrial applications.

Cost Effectiveness

The efficiency of the machine helps reduce costs. A boiler that lasts longer and requires no or few replacements is the most suitable for commercial hospital infection control machinery. You can reduce boiler replacement costs to the bare minimum by investing in a machine that has a lifetime warranty on the boiler.

Boiler design is also important in reducing the overall costs of maintenance. A detachable heating rod can be replaced easily without involving the costs of entire boiler replacement. If the brushes are priced low, they may be replaced more easily, as is the case with some steam cleaning machines from top brands.

Easy Refilling Mechanism

To increase productivity, commercial steam cleaner machines come with automatic refilling technology. This equipment features a pressurized boiler tank and a non-pressurized tank. You can add water to the non-pressurized chamber for refilling. The technology helps refill the boiler while the machine is still in operation. This mechanism makes refilling easier and faster. The boiler size of the latest commercial steam cleaner machines is larger than that of low-end machines, hence improving productivity.

Allergen Removal

Vacuum steam cleaner for hospital cleaning purpose should be equipped with HEPA filters to extract and contain allergens. Allergens, such as pollen and dust mites, are trapped in the HEPA filter equipped chamber, enabling their easy disposal. Such a steam vacuum cleaner also suctions away excess moisture during steam cleaning. This type of machine is, therefore, versatile and very useful for removing different types of debris and dirt.

Bacteria Elimination

Anti bacterial steam cleaners contain special mechanisms to eliminate bacteria. These anti bacterial steam cleaners remove 99.9 percent bacteria, including the deadly E.coli and Salmonella. Additionally, these advanced professional steam cleaners have high pressure levels and temperature, helping remove molds and pests.

Varied Accessories

High-quality, affordable, and replaceable accessories are sold with all types of professional steam cleaners. Well-known brands offer accessories, such as brushes, steel wool pads, floor and grout cleaning tools, glass cleaning squeegees, corner cleaning brushes, extension roads, microfiber towels, and many other types of detailing tools. These accessories enable the contractors to clean floors, tiles, bathrooms, kitchens, mattresses, and many other types of surfaces.

These advantages have made steam cleaning machines a must-have for cleaning tasks within healthcare establishments.

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