Cleaning Process Guidelines

Product Guide

The RealWear HMT-1 and HMT-1Z1 headsets are not certified medical devices.

Rather, they are industrial devices, designed for rugged use in hazardous environments, and certified to meet IP66 standards for water and dust ingress. All discussion henceforth concern the cleaning of HMT-1 and HMT-1Z1 devices and their ability to withstand common cleaning processes. RealWear does not claim the HMT-1 or HMT-1Z1 devices can be sanitized, sterilized or disinfected.

• HMT enclosures have been tested against soaking with 96% ethanol.

• HMT enclosures are able to withstand submersion in ethanol for 5 minutes.

• IMPORTANT: This test was for housing integrity only and was not performed on
working devices.

Procedure  Alcohol Test – Housing Integrity 
Date  March 2, 2017 
Device  HMT-1, HMT-1Z1 
Location  RealWear Test Labs, China 
Procedure  Use 96% ethanol and submerge the non-functioning samples for 5  minutes and leave the samples in room for 1 hour., Then perform  2m x 6 faces drops. 
Conditions  Ambient temperature:25+/-10  Relative humidity: 55+/-20% RH 
Status  PASSED 

 

Common Cleaning Processes that are Acceptable for HMT-1 and HMT-1Z1

• Combining the IP66 certification and the ability of the housing to withstand 96% Ethanol, RealWear guidance is:

• HMT-1 and HMT-1Z1 devices may be wiped or sprayed with up to 96% alcohol.

• Comfort parts can by subjected to epoxy ethane vapor, or replaced with RealWear’s Flesbands. Flexbands are RealWear’s silicone ‘clean-room’ straps. Flexbands can be wiped with alcohol.

 

Summary of RealWear Guidance for Cleaning HMT-1 and HMT-1Z1 Headsets 

Method  RealWear Guidance 
Wiped or sprayed with up to 96% alcohol. 

Comfort parts can by subjected to epoxy ethane vapor, or replaced with RealWear’s FlexbandsFlexbands can be wiped with alcohol. 

 

Yes 
Autoclave  

 

No 
Epoxy ethane 

 

No 
Hydrogen peroxide 

 

No 
Gamma Radiation 

 

No 
E-Beam Radiation 

 

No 

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IMPORTANT – FOLLOW ABOVE GUIDELINES OR YOU WILL DAMAGE THE DEVICE.