Hallowell EMC: Hallowell Engineering & Manufacturing Corporation


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
Returning your Equipment for Servicing
Why use a ventilator?
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?
Can Hallowell Anesthesia ventilators be used in ICU for long term ventilatory support?

Models 200, 2000 and 2002 Anesthesia Ventilators
How do I alter the size of my Ventilator?
How do I set up my Model 2000 or 2002 for my patient in the beginning of a case?
How do I determine what size bellows and bellows housing is appropriate for my patient?

Can Hallowell Anesthesia ventilators be used in ICU for long term ventilatory support?
What does the fine control knob do? What are its advantages in use?
What is the fine control (volume) knob?
I can smell Anesthesia gas. I think there is a leak what do I do?
What do I do when the bellows is not maintaining a full inflation condition?
What are the base and pop off valve?
How does the controller operate?
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.

MicroVent 1
I'd like to know where to set the amplitude, frequency, IPPV/VFOW switch and oxygen flow meter on my MicroVent 1?
Which mode of ventilation should I use for a procedure?


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Pittsfield, MA 01201
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