Preventative Maintenance Schedule To ensure trouble-free performance, both the operator and the dealer must follow a preventative maintenance schedule.
NOTE: Please refer to your National, Regional, State or Safety laws for any additional reoccurring user testing that may be required.
• Replace water as needed.
• For opthalmic use, drain at the end of every workday, leave empty, and refill at the start of the next workday.
• Empty the waste bottle every time you refill the water reservoir.
• Fill the bottle with water, up to the MIN line marking. You may also add some chlorine-free disinfectant.
• Wash the interior of the cassette with dishwashing soap or a mild detergent that does not contain chlorine.
• Scrub the inside with a cleaning pad designed for use with Teflon™-coated surfaces.
• After removing all traces of the detergent, treat interior surfaces of the cassette with the STAT-DRI™Plus drying agent to enhance the drying process. Order more STAT-DRI™ Plus from your dealer quoting 2OZPLUS, 8OZPLUST, or 32OZPLUS
Biological and/or Air Filter
• Remove the exhaust tube from the back of the unit during the air drying phase. Check for air coming from the fitting.
• Remove the air compressor tube from the check valve inlet while running a cycle. Make sure no steam is leaking from the valve. Replace if there are any leaks.
Infection control products and practices
Sterilization and equipment maintenance-STATIM autoclave work practices-HYDRIM automatic instrument washer work practices
Jewelry safety standards -Quality materials and design-Finishing and customizing jewelry--Anodizing, passivating and coloring titanium and niobium-Appropriate form, size and placement for new piercings
Precision modern body piercing techniques-Safe piercing procedure without clamps [freehand]-Large gauge initial piercing methods-Science and experience based aftercare
Brian founded Piercing Experience in 1992 as a piercer inspired to research and evolve safe body modification and share the results with the community. Apart from work as a dealer for infection control products, he is an educator who has presented many seminars and workshops at conferences in North and South America and Europe. He is a frequent APP contributor ever since the first conference, an active business member since 1996, former editor of The Point Journal, completed three terms as a Board member as Treasurer, International Liaison and President, and commenced his fourth term as Medical director in 2017.
Brian celebrates over 25 years of sharing his body art expertise with his clients, colleagues and friends. He specializes in body piercing, safety standards, STATIM autoclaves and HYDRIM automated instrument washers, and is an authorized dealer for the SciCan family of products. He offers expert consultation and training for streamlined workflow for Body Art Professionals. As a long time member of ASTM International and the APP, he develops, interprets and publishes evidence based standards for continual improvement in the field of Body Arts.