Syringe Pumps are intricate devices. Hence, one does not have to be an expert to ascertain that these devices have to be handled with care.  However, if you expect them to be in perfect condition and return the best results, handling them with care may not be just enough. You need to have them serviced from time to time and calibrate them by the specialists. 

Take for instance, the Niki T34 syringe pump. When it comes to servicing and calibrating them, you need hire the best specialists who have considerable experience in this regards. Besides, there is a certain guideline that has to be maintained while carrying out calibration of Niki T34 syringe pumps and servicing them.


Servicing and carrying out unscheduled repairs

The pump has to be serviced only and only a trained experts. As per the guidelines, you have it serviced and calibrated by any one of the following personnel:

  • An experienced and licensed distributor of T34 syringe pumps or an approved and authorised service representative of the same. 
  • An accredited biomedical technician with requisite qualification and experience. However, the technician has to show requisite certification as a proof before being allowed to carry out the calibration and servicing. 
  • If the pump is out of order or is physically damaged, it has to be returned to the manufacturer if it is still within the warranty period. It is up to the concerned authorities to decide if any compensation can be made. Or else, it can also be handed over to authorised servicing personnel. 
  • Any unauthorised modification of the device or use of uncertified spare parts, apart from those supplied by the distributor or manufacturer is a strict NO-NO. Not only it is highly risky, it will also void any warranty in place. Hence, it is out and out discouraged. 

What is all about Annual Servicing and Calibration? 

As far as annual servicing, maintenance and calibration of the T34 syringe pumps are concerned, the devices have to be sent to the authorised and licensed service centres that have the requisite qualification, competence and experience. 

Monthly Servicing of the syringe pumps

When it comes to conducting Niki T34 service, it must include monthly cleaning of the pumps, it is imperative that it must be conducted at least once in a month, or as needed. The cleaning should consist of taking care of the lead screw thread, which can be located under the actuator, and the guiding rods. Generally, the experts use a tiny dry brush for removing debris and various other accumulated particles. 

Periodic change of the battery

The battery has to be changed periodically. Prior to connecting the device to a patient, the unit has to be cleaned regularly, with the use of a lint-free cloth, which is lightly moistened with a solution of lukewarm water and a mild detergent. Alternatively, a 10% bleach solution can also be used in lieu of the detergent. However, fully soaking the cloth with the solution or immersing any part of the syringe in the solution is a strict NO-NO during the servicing. 

Thus you see, when it comes to calibrating and servicing a Niki T34 Syringe Pump, the method has to be immaculate. That is the reason, only and only an authorised and duly certified service centre should take the responsibility of servicing and calibrating the device. 


Author's Bio: 

When it comes to carrying out service and calibration of the Niki T34 syringe pumps, there are certain guidelines that have to be strictly followed.