This is designed as a quick-reference guide only. This guide is not a substitute for reading and learning
the entire operator’s manual and/or instructions for use (IFU) provided the DIEGO ELITE System. Olympus
cannot encourage or recommend any actions that deviate from or are not covered by the IFU.
Wipe the external surfaces of the handpiece, cord, and plug with enzymatic detergent, sterile water, or tap water
immediately after use.
Fully immerse the handpiece, cord, and plug in the
cleaning solution. Allow them to soak for ten
minutes. Note the manufacturer’s instructions
regarding the temperature and dilution factor for the
While immersed, gently scrub the areas shown below with the appropriate brushes (handpiece cleaning kit item EG70338009)
The gear shaft
The interior of the blade retention mechanism
The three-pin receptacle pocket and plug
The handpiece plug
HANDPIECE CLEANING – QUICK-REFERENCE GUIDE
Using a nylon-bristle brush, scrub the shelf that
contains the Olympus logo and part number.
Actuate the blade retention mechanism.
Flush the interior of the handpiece with cool distilled,
deionized, or potable water. Actuate the retention
mechanism while flushing. Ensure water flows through
all drainage ports.
Use 70% isopropyl alcohol to wipe and flush the
handpiece, power cord, and plug. Flush the exterior to
remove any remaining residue.
Dry completely with a lint-free cloth. Visibly inspect the entire handpiece for any remaining contamination and repeat
the cleaning procedure if needed.
Automated cleaning can be performed in an automatic
The handpiece is designed for sterilization by steam autoclave.
washer-disinfector as an alternative to manual cleaning.
Handpieces can be sterilized wrapped or unwrapped.
Place the handpiece and cord, on the washer rack or
place them in the approved tray (Item EGMDHPTRAY).
The washer should be set to the Vario TD cycle. After
automated cleaning, visually inspect the handpiece for
any remaining residue and repeat the cleaning procedure
Note: To satisfy international, regional, governmental, or healthcare facility requirements, the handpiece may be processed at
temperatures up to 137° C without causing damage.
To prevent damage, the handpiece must be completely vacuum dried before storage.
Specifications, design, and accessories are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer.
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