Precision Flow Rate Tubing
RMS Precision Flow Rate Tubing™ Key Features:
RMS Precision Flow Rate Tubing™ is made in the USA at the RMS factory. Our manufacturing expertise, mastered through decades of experience, ensures accurate and dependable infusions with FREEDOM60® and FreedomEdge™, maximizing the benefits of Dynamic Equilibrium.
We currently have 19 flow rates, suitable for delivering IgG and antibiotics, for a variety of time frames ranging from a few minutes to 5 days. Please call for more information.
The two main factors are the diameter of the tubing and the viscosity of the fluid. Immune Globulin, for example, will flow much slower than an antibiotic. Since temperature also affects the viscosity of fluid, when the temperature is cold, the flow slows down and when the temperature is warm, the flow rate increases. There are also some affects due to differences in syringes, but these generally tend to be relatively minor.
There is a slide clamp on the tubing set that will stop flow immediately. If the pump is turned off without using the slide clamp, some flow will continue until pressure from the black tab is removed by winding the knob clockwise to relieve all pressure in the syringe.
You need a restrictive tubing with a disc luer. This makes sure your infusion is delivered at a controlled rate, and that the syringe stays properly seated in the pump.
For accuracy and safety, most medications must be delivered at room temperature.