Why rinsing your eyes with too cold water?

Published on: 5 August 2022
Matcon THERMEA ID continuous warm water eyebath (indoor installation)

Matcon has developed instantaneous warm water heaters for Eyebaths / Eye wash showers / Face Wash Fountains in order to realize in a secure way pleasant nice warm water for your Eyebath. This means you are always in a position to rinse or flush your eyes and face for a sufficient period of time (at least 15 minutes) in order to reduce the chance of a permanent injury as minimum as possible.

With this we give the answer to the following question. Are you able to sustain to rinse your eyes for a sufficient period of time?

Flushing a minimum of 15 minutes

The European standard CE EN 15154, but also f.e. the American standard ANSI Z358.1 requires that a person should rinse / flush their eyes or face at least for a period of time of 15 minutes when you have come into contact with a harmful aggressive fluid or substance. In winter time the temperature of the tap water can reach to a level of 5°C and this temperature is too cold to be able to sustain to rinse or flush your eyes or face for a sufficient period of time, but also in the summer the temperature of the tap water can be too low to keep up these prescribed 15 minutes.

Instantaneous water heaters

The instantaneous water heaters can be a good solution in order to be able to realize this. We strive with the instantaneous heaters to a temperature of 25°C. The big advantage of the instantaneous warm water heaters compared to a boiler (which we have also in our delivery program) is that when the eyebath is not in use, there will be no water been kept on temperature. This means not only you will safe on energy expense, but more important you are not in a dangerous temperature range with regards to Bacterial growth (like f.e. Legionella and E-Coli). When you activate the eyebath you have immediately warm water to your possession!

Instantaneous warm water heaters with various power capacities

Instantaneous warm water heaters we have we have various possible power capacities, like; 18 kW / 11 kW and 10,5 kW. We are able to supply instantaneous water heaters with a KEMA (BASEEFA) and CE approval on the hole unit including the eyebath. We also have instantaneous water heaters with “Processor” technique which guarantees a very rapid operation and reliable securities.

Various set-ups

Continuous Warm Water eyebaths we can supply for indoor use, but also Frost protected and therefore suitable for outdoor use. All our Safety Showers / Emergency Showers / Body Showers or Drench Showers / Deluge Showers Eyebaths / Face wash fountain do comply to the highest standards like among others; CE EN 15154, but also the ANSI Z358.1 and the DIN 12899 part 1 – 3, etc.

Anti bacterial growth systems

Also against Bacterial growth (like E- Coli and Legionella) we have various solutions in our program.

Wide range of options

A wide range of options for the Continuous Warm Water Eyebaths are available, so that you can compose an Eyebath exactly in the way you require. You can think of f.e.; Treadle type foot control, Light, Cabin/booth, automatic flush systems, Proximity switches, Etc.

The eyebath

The Eyebath with the hinged lid which is at the same time the operation. When the lid is pulled forwards the water starts running immediately and stops of course when the lid is closed. We also have Eyebaths / Facewash Fountains with an open Stainless Steel or ABS / Plastic bowl and dust covers on the diffusers. We also have hand held Eyebaths and we have the possibility to mount a black rubber eyecup on the diffuser with a hinged lid with sign.

In short a Matcon Continuous Warm Water Eyebath is a complete compact unit and very effective. Visit our website to view our Warm Water Safety Showers.

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Inform to your possibilities and you will be positively surprised.

Matcon is manufacturer of a complete and comprehensive program Safety Showers / Emergency Showers / Body Showers or Drench Showers / Deluge Showers Eyebaths / Face wash fountain / Decontamination Showers, but also Protective Clothing. All thinkable models are present in our production program. We are flexible and 99% of the requirements of the customers appears to be feasible.

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