Supplying Power to the Medical Industry – Retractable, Medical-Grade Power Cords

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Hunter Spring supplies data cable reel and retractable power cord reel solutions to the medical OEM industry.

The company provides specialized hospital grade medical cable reel solutions for mobile medical equipment such as:

  • Telemedicine carts
  • Point of care (POC) carts
  • Stretcher beds
  • Mobile cardiac assist carts
  • Mobile exam lights
  • X-ray machines
  • Mobile C-arm
  • Endoscopy carts

Hunter Spring’s cord reel solutions can be offered as a bolt-on accessory, or integrated inside the medical equipment.

The medical grade power cord reels provided by the company are UL recognized and fully compliant to ANSI/AAMI ES60601-1 and IEC 60601-1 standards, which makes the certification process easy for its users.

As the company offers plug and cord solutions for shopitals and the medical industry all over the world, Hunter Spring’s cord reels are CE compliant and UL recognized for global use.

Custom springs, cable winders, and mechanical spring reels are also available to the medical industry for several counterbalances, retrieving, and rewinding applications.

The medical spring applications provided by Hunter Spring can range from counterbalancing surgical robotic arms to assisting drug mixing devices. Hunter Spring can formulate a solution that is both efficient and versatile.

Medical Grade Power Cord Reels

The 6.5” diameter housing is the most popular cord reel platform from Hunter Spring and can be supplied with various special mounting brackets and configurations from stock.

power cord reel

The standard cable used for this cord reel is H05VV-F 3G 1.5 mm cable for international reels, and 10 feet of 16/3 SJT for US reels. With special housing and cable considerations for this cable winder, cable lengths of up to 15 feet or more can be acquired.

Customers can contact Hunter Spring’s sales department to configure their custom reel or select from the company’s list of standard 6.5” power cord reels.

The medical grade power cord reels are UL 355 recognized and UL60601-1 compliant.  

Among some of the key features are:

  • Powder coated steel case
  • Hospital grade NEMA 5-15P plug (USA version)
  • International plug and cord options available
  • Multiple mounting configurations available
  • 15A cord reel rating with 14/3 SJT and Up to 13A cord reel rating with 16/3 SJT cable
  • Up to 15’ length available with open housing configuration or smaller wire size
  • Automatic pawl and ratchet locks cord in place

Customers can refer to the company’s brochure or the 6.5" cord reel Selection Guide for further information on specific models.

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DuraReel Medical Grade Power Cord Reels

The DuraReel plastic power cord reel from Hunter Spring is specially designed for medical applications to look and feel like an integrated part of a medical device. It is the only cord reel of its kind on the market offering unique features for the medical industry.

power cord reel

The surface of the reel is smooth and can be cleaned easily, and the cord reel housing is embedded with a permanent antimicrobial additive that continually protects the cord reel from odor, mold, and mildew.

The DuraReel is designed to offer a beautiful and aesthetically pleasing cable management solution while being engineered and tested to the same reliability and durability standards of Hunter Spring’s metal cord reels. This cable winder is molded with a high-quality, impact-resistant plastic housing, which is highly durable and keeps on reeling.

Customers can contact Hunter Spring’s sales department to configure their custom reel or select from the company’s list of standard DuraReel power cord reels.

The DuraReel medical grade power cord reels are ETL certified to UL 355 and UL60601-1.  Swivel mount is available for ceilings and walls and the reel is offered in the colours white/grey (antimicrobial reels) and black (non-antimicrobial reels).

Among some of the key features are:

  • Heavy-duty 14/3 SJT cord with hospital grade plug
  • Durable high-impact plastic case
  • White/gray housing is molded with a permanent antimicrobial additive for continual protection of the cord reel from odor, mold, and mildew
  • Threaded inserts for easy mounting
  • Automatic pawl and ratchet locks cord in place
  • Retractable cord length 10’ standard. Up to 15’ length available with smaller wire size; compliant to IEC 60601-1.
  • International cord and plug options available
  • Swivel mount available for ceilings and walls

Customers can refer to the company’s brochure or the 7.5" cord reel Selection Guide for further information on specific models.

Download the Brochure for More Information

This information has been sourced, reviewed and adapted from materials provided by Hunter Spring.

For more information on this source, please visit Hunter Spring.

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