After long-term use the vacuum mixer might need some attention, i.e. a possible loss of vacuum. Follow these simple instructions and you can fix the problem within a few minutes.
With traditional trimmer wheels, the cutting effectiveness can diminish over time. Usually it is due to stone building up on the wheel. Cleaning can be done in one of two ways.
As the VPM2 ages parts on the unit can begin to fail and can cause vacuum loss. If vacuum falls too low the unit will not mix and can even keep the bowl from being held in place.
During slower times in the lab and the clinic, it is important to consider an expensive investment, our equipment.
We all need to take a break from our sometimes-hectic workload and do a little preventative maintenance work on our lab equipment.
Maintenance of your Whip Mix vacuum mixer is essential to lasting a long time. Sometimes it’s as simple as making sure you don’t allow it to spill.
Things just got easier for Whip Mix Model Trimmer users. You can now replace the waterline quickly and easily.
We often overlook the internal parts of our machines, and we need to take care of them outside and inside. Most of the machines that Whip Mix manufactures have internal parts that are maintainable by the technician and should be addressed on a routine maintenance schedule.
The model trimmer is the workhorse in the lab and clinical setting for establishing a well-formed cast, once the impressions are poured in the gypsum of choice. In some cases, only minimal trimming is required just to make a quick diagnostic model, but nothing really display worthy.
The difference between hand mixed and Vacuum Mixed gypsum and Investment products is obvious to the trained eye. However, what might not be obvious is how to choose a Vacuum Mixer when your current one wears out.