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Warm Touch 5300A Convective Air Warming System

Warm Touch 5300A Convective Air Warming System

Brand: Mallinckrodt
Web ID: 1379
Condition: Retired

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Warm Touch Features:

  • Highest air flow rate of any convective air warming system (55 CFM) to effectively maintain blanket temperature.
  • Fast warm-up: 38°C in only 30 seconds.
  • Boost setting warms the patient at 45°C for 45 minutes before reverting to the high setting of 43°C.
  • Safety alarm and shutoff if temperature exceeds 45°C.
  • Includes HEPA filter to reduce airborne particulates (99.97% efficient at 0.3 microns).
  • Digital hour meter on front for easy reference.
  • Durable hose is thicker for enhanced insulation; hose is collapsible to store securely out of the way.
  • Cord wrap keeps cord out of the way.
  • The Warm Touch has multiple mounting options (cart, bedrail, IV pole) or unit may be placed directly on the floor.


Controls & Indicators

  • Main Power Switch: Controls AC power to unit
  • Air Temperature Controls: Ambient, Low, Medium and High, indicator illuminates to show selected setting
  • Attention Indicator: Illuminates when thermostat has interrupted heater for patient safety


  • Approximate Blanket: Boost: 45°C for 45 minutes
  • Temperature: High:43°C; Medium: 38°C; Low: 32°C
  • Warm-up Time: Air temperature at nozzle exceeds 38°C in approximately 30 seconds
  • Air Flow Rate: Approximately 55 CFM
  • Operating Noise Level: Less than 55 db (normal conversation level

Safety Features

  • Temperature Regulation: within ±0.5°C typical
  • Over-Temperature Controls: Redundant sensors shut down heater, and indicator illuminates if temperature set-points have been exceeded.
  • Auto Temperature Step-Down: Air temperature automatically steps down from Boost to High after 45 minutes of use.
  • Auto Reset: Air temperature setting defaults to Ambient until set point is chosen by operator.
  • Filtration: HEPA filter is 99.97% efficient to 0.03 micron.

Physical Characteristics

  • Size: 15" H × 16" W × 11" D (38 × 41 × 28 cm)
  • Weight: 15lb (7.3 kg)
  • Hose: 5 ft (1.5 m); collapsible and self-supporting
  • AC Power Cord: 14-ft long (4.3 m); hospital grade

Electrical Characteristics

  • UL Listing: UL 60601-1, Hospital Medical Equipment
  • AC Power: 115 VAC, 60 Hz
  • Current Draw: 10 amperes, maximum
  • Heater Size: 1000 watts