Respiratory Simulation Specialists


ASL 5000™ Breathing Simulator Specifications

Modes of OperationParameter file scripts
Interactive (parameters changed directly by the user)
Time-varying parameters
(parameter changes adjusted breath by breath in a pre-scripted fashion)
External interactive
(parameter change algorithms provided by user-written software)
Pause mode (user-definable idling state)
Lung Model TypesPassive (1 or 2 compartment)
Combined (with adjustable response to ventilator breaths)
Flow waveform generator
Total volume
3.1 L (ASL 5000 XL: 6.9 L)
Tidal volumes2 mL to 2.5 L (ASL 500 XL: 2 mL to 6 L)
Functional Residual Capacity (FRC)200 – 1500 mL
breath rate
3 to 150 breaths/min
Peak flow280 L/min ± 10% (t90Flow < 50 ms)
Resistance settings3 to 500 cmH2O/L/s (linear and parabolic resistor types)
Compliance settings0.5 to 250 mL/cmH2O
Breath profilesuser-defined pressure data files (breath profiles)
or parameter-selected standard patterns
Leak settingspossible through optional SBLVM Simulator Bypass and Leak Valve Module
Small signalbetter than 15 Hz bandwidth (10 cm3 response to HF ventilation)
Airway pressureuncertainty < than 1% fso measurement
Barometric pressureuncertainty < 1% (1 kPa)
Gas temperatureuncertainty < 0.5 degrees C (20 – 45 degrees C)
2 channels analog input 0-10 V 16 bit solution
(can be used for auxiliary pressure and flow signals)
AccuracyResistance +/- 10%
Compliance +/- 5%
Flow +/- 2%
Volume uncertainty ranges:
up to 10 mL greater of ± 10% of reading or 1mL
up to 100 mL greater of ± 2.5% of reading or 2.5 mL
up to 1000 mL greater of ± 2% of reading or 20 mL
ISO 9001:2015IngMar Medical is ISO 9001:2015 Certified (Registration Nr. 74 300 3727)
ISO requirements for test lungsThe ASL 5000 meets or exceeds the requirements for test lungs used for volume testing as specified in the following standards:
ISO 80601-2-12:2011 (Critical Care Ventilators)
ISO 80601-2-13:2011 (Anesthetic Workstations)
ISO 10651-6:2004 (Home Care Ventilatory Support Devices)
ISO 10651-3:1997 (Emergency and Transport Ventilators)
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