In a hospital environment the laboratory, reception, blood centre, theatres, central pharmacy, pathology, care stations, nurses room, all types of documents, reports, patient histories, X-rays, medicines and drugs, lab specimens, blood plasma, injection vials and instruments are suitable to be transported in the pneumatic tube.
Lamson Engineering are providers of PTS 4000 sending-and receiving-stations, which are based on a concept that has been adapted to the demands of a modern hospital. The standard of the PTS 4000 includes a storage facility for automatic dispatch, pneumatic brakes to decelerate the arriving carriers and various speeds can be individually adjusted for transporting delicate goods.
In compliance with the health regulations, there is no air exhaust during the sending and receiving operations. The central PC automatically controls the entire operation. Recording the processes enables an evaluation and analysis.
Tibor Novak, Project Manager, St Vincents Hospital Melbourne, said that with the services provided during installation, testing, commissioning and training of the Pneumatic Chute system. Lamson Engineering demonstrated an example of how a quality technical system can be implemented by employing high quality and well trained personnel.