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By: Basevac Dental  09-12-2011
Keywords: Vacuum, Vacuum Systems, Vacuum Pumps

Great for the environment, and great for your budget.

100% Oil Free

How is it that traditional Dental Dry Vacuum Systems exhaust oil into the dental environment? Lots of expensive oil leaks into the environment over the life of a traditional system. Airborne oil vapors are unnecessary environmental hazard that is totally eliminated with he BaseVac Dental Dry Vac.

BaseVac Dental Systems use a technically advanced oil free rotary vane vacuum pump as the powerful heart of the dental vacuum package. The wear components are designed to exceed 8,000 running hours before they need to be replaced. The patented composition of the self lubricating carbon vanes means they will not be affected by the potential moisture in the system. The unique BaseVac carbon vane compound is designed for long lasting and very, very quiet wear. Oil free means environmentally responsible, just the second step in BaseVac dental’s commitment to the environment.

100% Water Free

Why are the liquid ring vacuum pumps used in dentistry? They are inexpensive and the liquids gathered pass through the pump and down the drain. Down the drain with thousands and thousands of gallons of water. Water you pay for twice; once to drive the pump and once as sewage.

Communities throughout North America are legislating to stop the waste of water required to create vacuum in dentistry. The environmental benefits in reduced water sewage, you benefit in no water costs.

Zero water was the main criteria for BasVac engineers in designing the world’s most compact, quiet, powerful and environmentally smart dental vacuum system. The pump is 100% dry running, using unique self lubricating carbon vanes working at vacuum levels five times the required minimum. Zero water used in the creation of vacuum, zero effect on municipal water demands and no increase in waste water treatment. That’s BaseVac’s first commitment to the environment.

Cost Savings

A standard water ring pump is an electric motor driven pump that spins water to create suction. The BaseVac is an electric motor driven pump that moves air to create suction. Air is much slighter then water, therefore the load on and electric motor is less when pushing air. The electrical requirements of a dry system are far less than that of a comparable wet system.

The BaseVac Dry Vac completely eliminates the need for water to create suction. Our oil less, waterless, dry suction system can buy itself in water savings, usually within the life of the warranty.

How much does your water vane pump cost you? The average 2 x 2 Hp water vane suction system uses 200,000 gallons of fresh water per year. This is fresh water that is dumped down the drain, and you pay for that too. Besides the negative environmental effects this also comes at a huge monetary cost to dentists every year. To give you some idea of how much this actually costs, below is a table of water and sewage rates in some Canadian cities.

CITY

CONSUMPTION
(GALLONS/YEAR)

WATER RATE IN* ($/GALLON)

SEWAGE RATE* ($/GALLON)

SAVING/YEAR

SAVING WITHIN WARRANTY
(5 YEAR)

Toronto

200,000

0.0070264

N/A

$1405.28

$7026.40

Kitchener

200,000

0.0050454

0.0049545

$1999.98

$9999.90

Waterloo

200,000

0.004272

0.0040454

$1654.52

$8272.60

Cambridge

200,000

0.0038818

0.0029659

$1369.54

$6847.70

Winnipeg

200,000

0.0028730

0.0029659

$1816.88

$9084.44

The BaseVac Dental Dry Vac System is designed to save you money, largely through more efficient use of water. In comparison to wet vac pumps, the BaseVac system saves money on the purchase and disposal of the water required for operations in one simple way: it does not need water to operate. In a medium size clinic using 2 Hp wet vac pumps without re-circulated water, the annual water consumption can be as high as 200,000 gallons per year – the same as 67,000 toilet flushes, or a 16’ x 32’ swimming pool per month. With a wet vac system that’s a lot of water in and a lot of water out. With the BaseVac Dry Vac System, that’s a lot of water saved.

Across North America, communities are beginning to legislate against the excessive wastewater created by wet vac pumps. The BaseVac Dental Dry Vac not only offers industry-leading performance, it also saves money and contributes to a better manages environment. No wastewater or waste oil to add to the environmental overload in your community.

Notes:

  • All Water & Sewage Rates are from: http://www.ec.gc.ca/water/en/manage/use/e_mun.htm (some have been converted)
  • The average 2 x 2 Hp water vane pump uses 1000 gallons per day to create vacuum for the average dental office.
  • The average dental office runs 200 days per year.
  • The average dental office uses (200 days per year x 1000 gallons per day) 200,000 gallons per year of water.

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: Carbon Vanes, Dental Systems, dental vacuum, Dry Vacuum Systems, Rotary Vane Vacuum Pump, Vacuum, vacuum pump, Vacuum Pumps, Vacuum Systems, Vane Vacuum, Vane Vacuum Pump,

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