Handpiece Bearing Maintenance

20112121324098138Handpiece Bearing Maintenance

  1. Clean external surfaces of handpiece.
  2. Insert bur into chuck.
  3. Clean handpiece internally as follows.
    • Spray handpiece cleaner or cleaner/lubricant into drive air turbine for 1 to 2 seconds.
    • Operate handpiece within a paper towel or other cover to purge used lubricant and debris.
    • Repeat the spray/operation procedure until expelled fluid is absolutely clear.
    • Wipe external surfaces to remove expelled fluid.
    • Operate handpiece for 3-5 seconds, repeating until all fluid has been expelled.
  4. Sterilize handpiece according to manufacturer’s instruction.
  5. Cool handpiece to room temperature.
  6. Apply two drops of lubricant into drive air tube.
  7. Operate handpiece for 5 to 10 seconds within paper towel or other cover to purge excess lubricant.
  8. Wipe external surfaces.
  9. Handpiece is ready for use.