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Alpha Active 3

Pressure redistribution mattress overlay system with two modes of action

The Alpha Active® 3 pressure redistribution mattress overlay system offers a number of features designed to deliver effective pressure injury prevention and management for the home and community care environments.

With two modes of operation, Alpha Active 3 assists with prevention and treatment protocols, whilst accommodating clinical and resident/patient needs.

Active/alternating mode: periodically redistributing pressure away from vulnerable areas, by alternately inflating and deflating cells beneath the resident/patient. Ideal for prevention in high risk residents/patients, particularly those cannot be frequently repositioned 1.

Reactive/static mode: cell pressure is equalised to redistribute the body weight over a greater surface area. Ideal for residents/patients in rehabilitation or that cannot tolerate a moving surface.

References:

1. International Pressure Ulcer Prevention Guideline 2009. www.epuap.org


  • Ergonomic, compact and quiet pump, which is ideal for the community care facility and the home.
  • Variable pressure control settings allowing individual pressures to be set via a simple control unit.
  • Static head cells, which enhances head section comfort and stability.
  • Modular construction, which enables easier cleaning and maintenance.
  • Audio and visual alarms, including a low pressure, power fail alarm and pump fault alarms.
  • Easy-to-use transportation function, in which cell pressures are automatically equalised.

A pressure redistributing mattress overlay system with two modes of action. The Alpha Active® 3 pressure redistribution mattress overlay system has been designed for the prevention and management of pressure injuries, and offers a number of features for effective pressure injury prevention and therapy for the home and community care facility.

Technical information

Pump

ModelAlpha Active 3
Part numbers

648301 UK

648309AU Australia

Power supply voltage230V
Power supply frequency50-60Hz
Power input230 VA

Measurements and weights

Dimensions280 mm L x 205 mm W x 112 mm H
Weight2.5 kg
Case materialABS plastic
Plug fuse rating5A to BS1362 (UK only)
Pump fuse rating2 x T1AL 250 V
Degree of protection against electric shockclass II type BF
Degree of protection against liquid ingressIPX0
Mode of operationcontinuous
Cycle times12 mins
Inflate5.5 mins
Crossover30 secs
Deflate5.5 mins
Crossover30 secs

Deflation function allows CPR to be administered without unnecessary delay.

MATTRESS

DescriptionCell MaterialBase Pad Material
ALPHA ACTIVE 3 OVERLAY 90PolyurethanePVC Nylon Coated
ALPHA ACTIVE 3 OVERLAY 85PolyurethanePVC Nylon Coated
ALPHA ACTIVE 3 OVERLAY 85NON-PVC PolyurethaneNylon PU Coated

MATTRESS SIZE INFORMATION

Part No.DescriptionSpare CoverLength mmWidth mmHeight mm
648321ALPHA ACTIVE 3 OVERLAY 906484301950 (77")900 (35")125 (5")
648323ALPHA ACTIVE 3 OVERLAY 856484601950 (77")850 (33")125 (5")
648325ALPHA ACTIVE 3 OVERLAY 85 PU6484601950 (77")850 (33")125 (5")COVER SPECIFICATION

COVER SPECIFICATION

FeatureStandard Cover (Dartex)®
Removable CoverYes
Moisture Vapour PermeableYes
Air PermeableNo
Low FrictionYes
Water Resistant / RepellentYes
Infection ControlMaterial coating is Bacteriostatic, fungistatic, antimicrobial
Fire RetardantBS 7175: 0,1 & 5
2-Way StretchYes
Washing ConditionsMAX 95°C (203°F) for 15 mins1
Drying ConditionsTumble Dry up to 130°C (266°F) or Air Dry
Life Span50 Wash Cycles (minimum)
Application AreaAcute and Homecare

1. Check your local policy to determine the time/temperature ratio required to achieve thermal
disinfection.

Key features and benefits

  • Variable pressure control settings, which allow appropriate individual pressure settings to be set via simple control unit.
  • Audio and visual alarms, including a low pressure alarm, a power fail alarm and a pump fault alarm.
  • Modular construction, which enables easier cleaning and maintenance.
  • Ergonomic, compact and quiet pump, which is ideal for the community care facility and the home.
  • Easy-to-use transportation function, in which cell pressures are automatically equalised, leaving a comfortable even surface for resident/patient support. 
  • Static head cells, which enhances head section comfort and stability.
  • Dartex™ vapour permeable and water resistant top cover, incorporating 2-way stretch and bacteriostatic properties.

Alpha Active 3 Brochure

Category: Brochure/Booklet

File name: Arjo.Alpha Active 3.Brochure.1.0.INT.EN.pdf

Type: PDF

Size: 0.17 Mb

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Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment Clinical Practice Guideline

Category: Brochure/Booklet

File name: Arjo.Skin IQ.Pressure Injury prevention.1.0.INT.EN.pdf

Type: PDF

Size: 1.88 Mb

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