The Obtura MaxPack
Obtura Spartan Endodontics has been providing clinicians with dependable endodontic equipment and supplies for over 25 years. The Obtura MaxPack is no exception. Our new heat source represents the latest technology for gutta percha compaction during endodontic procedures.
The Obtura MaxPack can be used to: remove excess gutta percha when performing lateral condensation techniques, create an endodontic post space, or compact gutta percha to prepare for warm gutta percha injection techniques.Features Include:
- Four temperature pre-sets ranging from 150°C to 230°C
- Lightweight: weighing only 2.22 ounces
- Lithium-Ion battery lasts up to 1 week of endodontics cases to enhance performance and minimize downtime for charging
- Ergonomic: cordless design allows for unlimited mobility
- Safety: Auto shut-off after 10 minutes of downtime
- Six slots and hexagonal grip allowing heat pluggers to be inserted in any direction
Charging Base Dimensions: 81mm X 137mm X 36mm
Charging Base Weight: 207g
Heating Unit Dimensions: 12.5mm X 150.5mm X 21.5mm
Heating Unit Weight: 63g or 2.22 ounces
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does the battery last?
At least 2 hours of continuous use or up to 1 week of endodontic treatments.
How long does it take to charge the battery?
3 hours. The battery does not come supplied fully charged. Obtura Spartan Endodontics recommends charging the battery for a full 3 hours prior to first use.
How do I change the battery?
Turn the battery casing counter-clockwise and separate the battery from the connector of the heating unit. Simply insert the connector of the new battery into the receptacle of the handpiece.
How often should I charge the battery?
The battery should be charged at least one time per month for a total of 3 hours regardless of the usage. Fully charging the battery when it is low is optimal.
Is there an auto-shutoff?
Yes. The unit will turn off automatically after 10 minutes of non-use.
How should I clean the unit?
The unit cannot be autoclaved and should be sterilized prior to each patient use by wiping to exterior surfaces with a mild alcohol-based surface disinfectant or rubbing alcohol. In addition, surface barriers can be purchased through Obtura Spartan Endodontics.
Why are the four different preset temperature settings?
Depending on the intended use of the product and the material you are obturating with, Obtura Spartan Endodontics recommends 200 degrees Celcius for gutta percha. Temperatures exceeding the preset temperature can be dangerous if used inside the canal system for longer than 5 seconds. See the Operator's manual for a full discussion of temperature settings.
How long is the warranty of the Obtura MaxPack?
The handpiece and charging base are warranted for 12 months from the date of purchase covering unit defects only. Please note the warranty does not cover the battery or heat pluggers as they are replaceable parts.
Can the Obtura Spartan Heat Pluggers be autoclaved?
Yes. Use autoclave as recommended by manufacturer's instruction, however do not exceed 135 degrees Celsius. Please review operator's manual for more instructions regarding sterilization procedures.
How long does it take the Obtura Spartan Heat Pluggers to heat up?
The plugger heats up very quickly within 1-2 seconds of pushing the activation trigger. When finished using, please allow the pluggers to cool (about 5-10 seconds) completely before contacting the tips active end.