Why veterinarians should ONLY use a "Steel Class C" Hyperbaric Chamber for treating animals:

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STEEL CONSTRUCTION

Only HVM's Animal specific "Class C" chambers are built with steel and thick borosilicate glass construction.

 

Steel chambers eliminate the possibility of vessel compromise due to scratching and

are engineered specifically to limit outside distractions, allowing the animal to rest.

hyperbaric veterinary medicine's steel veterinary chamber eliminates the possibility of rupture from "crazing"
hvm's hyperbaric chamber is composed of steel and borosilicate glass

Unlimited Life Cycle

HVM's Steel "Class C" cylinders do NOT have a predetermined life cycle and can last the life of the chamber with standard maintenance.

Class C:
 
 steel chamber
 
○ non-acrylic
 
○ unlimited
    life cycle

○ easier to clean
    & sanatize

Acrylic:

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○ prone to scratches
 
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    leads to unrest 
 
○ limited life cycle

Animal scratching of the internal surface of the acrylic tube can compromise the integrity of the acrylic cylinder which ultimately could lead to rupture, causing serious injury to both the animal and the operator.

Limited Life Cycle

Acrylic cylinders have a limited life cycle, at which time they should have a complete factory overhaul.  Estimated Cost:  $30-50K

ACRYLIC CYLINDER

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mild hyperbaric CHAMBER

Mild acrylic & inflatable chambers are NOT considered true hyperbaric chambers, they are only capable of pressurizations reaching 1.3 atmospheres or less, this is called "mild hyperbaric oxygen therapy" (mHBOT). They cannot promote bone and tissue growth and can actually increase growth of undesirable aerobic bacteria.

mHBOT:

 

○ mild hbot

 

○ fragile design

 

○ can increase

    bacteria    

    growth*

hvm chambers vs inflatable chambers

UNSAFE FOR ANIMALS

The integrity of acrylic & inflatable chambers can be compromised by animals and are NOT safe for veterinary use.

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hvm's veterinary chambers is manufactured in accordancw with the provisions of the ASME
ASME

Manufactured in accordance with the provisions of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII, Division 1 (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)

HVM H1 Model Veterinary Chamber
HVM H1 Model Veterinary Chamber

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HVM 3200 Model Veterinary Chamber
HVM 3200 Model Veterinary Chamber

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HVM H1 Model Veterinary Chamber
HVM H1 Model Veterinary Chamber

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hvm's veterinary chamber is in accordancw with QA and GMP
QA and GMP

​Manufactured in accordance with QA (Quality Assurance) and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice)​​

hvm's Steel Model "Class C" Veterinary Hyperbaric Chambers