Specifications

A cost effective mattress replacement solution for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers. The Alpha Active™ 4 Mattress Replacement System is suitable for a wide range of healthcare environments, including home and community care facilities.

The Alpha Active™ 4 Mattress Replacement System is a cost effective solution for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers offering a greater quality of care and reducing the risks of injuries for residents/patients and caregivers alike.

The system offers advanced features for the delivery of high quality care to vulnerable residents/patients, whilst remaining easy to use for the caregiver and simple to clean and maintain for the healthcare facility.

Technical information

PUMP

Model Alpha Active 4
Part numbers 648311 UK 648319AU AUSTRALIA
Power supply voltage 230 V
Power supply frequency 50-60 Hz
Power input 230 VA
Size (L)280 mm x (W)205 mm x (H)112 mm
Weight 2.5 kg
Case material ABS plastic
Plug fuse rating 5 A to BS1362 (UK only)
Pump fuse rating 2 x T1AL 250 V
Degree of protection against electric shock class II type BF
Degree of protection against liquid ingress IPX0
Mode of operation continuous
Cycle times 10 mins 20 mins
Inflate - 4.5 mins Inflate - 9.5 mins
Crossover - 30 secs Crossover - 30 secs
Deflate - 4.5 mins Deflate - 9.5 mins
Crossover - 30 secs Crossover - 30 secs

MATTRESS

Description Cell material Base pad material
ALPHA ACTIVE 4 MR 90 polyurethane PVC nylon coated
ALPHA ACTIVE 4 MR 85 polyurethane PVC nylon coated
ALPHA ACTIVE 4 MR 85 (non-PVC) polyurethane nylon PU coated

MATTRESS SIZE INFORMATION

Part No. Description Spare Cover Length mm Width mm Height mm
648322 ALPHA ACTIVE 4 MR 90 648437 1950(77") 900(35")
200 (8")
648324 ALPHA ACTIVE 4 MR 85 648461 1950(77") 850(33") 200 (8")
648326 ALPHA ACTIVE> 4 MR 85 (non-PVC) 648461 1950(77") 850(33") 200 (8")

COVER SPECIFICATION

Feature Standard Cover (Dartex™)
Removable cover Yes
Moisture vapour permeable Yes
Air permeable No
Low friction Yes
Water resistant / repellent Yes
Infection control Material coating is cacteriostatic, fungistatic, antimicrobial
Fire retardant BS 7175 0.1 and 5
Two way stretch Yes
Washing conditions MAX 95°C (203°F) for 15 mins1
Drying conditions tumble dry up to 130°C (266°F) or air dry
Life span 50 wash cycles (minimum)
Application area acute and homecare
1. Check local policies to determine the time/temperature ratio required to achieve thermal disinfection.

Key features

  • Electronic pressure setting allowing accurate pressures to be set for various weight ranges.
  • Variable cycle times including an extended cycle period of 20 minutes, which may be preferable for residents/patients who have started improving and are at a lower of a risk.
  • AutoFirm™ provides a stable support surface for resident/patient transfer and other procedures.
  • Active/alternating mode: Ideal for prevention in the higher risk residents/patients, particularly for those unable to be frequently repositioned(1-SS).
  • Reactive/static mode: Ideal for residents/patients unable to tolerate a moving surface or those in rehabilitation.
  • Ergonomic, compact and quiet pump – ideal for home and community care use.