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Frequently Asked Questions

Always refer to the Operating Manual for details on your model Hallowell device.
If your question isn't answered there or here, please email us or
call 413-445-4263.


General Questions
Why use a ventilator?
Can Hallowell Anesthesia ventilators be used in ICU for long term ventilatory support?
Returning Your Equipment For Servicing
What Ventilator should I use for the animals I see?
What should I clean my Heated Hard Pads with?
What should I clean my Bellows and Housings with?

Models 200, 2000 and 2002 Anesthesia Ventilators
Can Hallowell Anesthesia ventilators be used in ICU for long term ventilatory support?
How do I determine what size bellows and bellows housing is appropriate for my patient?

Sometimes I find that the small bellows will not inflate all the way to the top of the canister. When I change back to the large bellows, there seems to be no problem.
How do I set up my Model 2000 or 2002 for my patient in the beginning of a case?
How do I alter the size of my Ventilator?
How does the controller operate?
What are the base and pop off valve?
What do I do when the bellows is not maintaining a full inflation condition?
I can smell Anesthesia gas. I think there is a leak what do I do?
What is the fine control (volume) knob?
What does the fine control knob do? What are its advantages in use?

Anesthesia WorkStation (AWS)

MicroVent 1
I recently purchased the MicroVent1 and I need some assistance on setup. Id like to know where to set the amplitude, frequency, IPPV/VFOW switch and oxygen flow meter?
Which mode of ventilation will you use for a procedure?


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Pittsfield, MA 01201
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