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How to maintain the video endoscope

Released on Mar. 23, 2021

Video endoscopes can be used for inspection and observation of high temperature, toxic, nuclear radiation and places that cannot be directly observed by the human eye. It is mainly used for automobiles, aero engines, pipelines, mechanical parts, etc., and can be used without disassembly or destruction of assembly and equipment To achieve non-destructive testing when the operation is stopped, video endoscopes are widely used in various sectors of modern core industries such as aviation, automobiles, ships, electrical, chemical, electric power, gas, atomic energy, civil engineering and construction. How to maintain the video endoscope? In general, the following aspects are included:

1. After each use, the video endoscope can be cleaned with a slightly damp soft cloth to clean the outer surface of the product body, and then wipe it with a dry towel to prevent the dirt from drying out and corroding.

2. After the video endoscope is finished, be careful not to scratch the surface of the lens with sharp objects, otherwise it is easy to leave scratches and even cause the lens to break. You can put a layer on the lens to protect it to reduce friction and ensure a clear picture.

3. When placing and taking the video endoscope, avoid collision of the lens and prevent accidental fall.

4. After use, the battery should be removed to avoid battery leakage; when the portable battery is not used for a long time, it is recommended to charge it once a month.

5. When not in use or after use, the video endoscope should be placed in the designated packaging box, pay attention to moisture and store it in a dedicated equipment room for safety protection and prolong service life.

What equipment is needed for the cleaning and disinfection of video endoscopes:

1. Video endoscopes and accessories: the number should be compatible with the size of the hospital and the number of patients admitted to ensure that the equipment used can meet the corresponding disinfection and sterilization requirements before use and ensure patient safety.

2. Basic cleaning and disinfection equipment for video endoscopes: including special flowing water cleaning and disinfection tanks (four tanks or five tanks), negative pressure suction device, ultrasonic cleaner, high pressure water gun, drying equipment, timer, ventilation facilities, and the adopted Necessary disinfection and sterilization equipment, 50 ml syringes, various brushes, gauze, cotton swabs and other consumables that are compatible with the disinfection and sterilization methods.

3. Video endoscope cleaning and disinfectant: multi-enzyme lotion, disinfectant suitable for video endoscope, 75% ethanol.