Airfit f30i tabs are breaking on mask

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tmac7
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Airfit f30i tabs are breaking on mask

Post by tmac7 » Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:18 pm

has anyone had this issue. The tabs were the air tube connects to the mask have broken 3 times. 2 tabs on 2 different air tubes and now one on the mask. These have to be defective. I am very careful and handle the mask with care..
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Chris8243
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Re: Airfit f30i tabs are breaking on mask

Post by Chris8243 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:27 am

I have used the AirFit F30 and never had any issues with the tabs, or anything related to attaching it/using it.

Maybe contact the DME or wherever you got it from and/or contact Resmed directly. I’m sure they’d have a Customer Service link.

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Re: Airfit f30i tabs are breaking on mask

Post by totrecal » Thu Aug 18, 2022 10:34 am

I've used the AirFit f30 for about a year now. At first I wasn't cleaning the equipment often enough. I decided to by ozone cleaner, and started sterilizing my headgear and cushions. That wasn't cleaning my cushion properly. I then began sterilizing my headgear once a week, and washing my cushion every morning. Daily removal of the cushions is when I began to experience the breakage shown here. I've contacted my supplier and ResMed about this problem. Hopefully ResMed will consider a new design for this connection. I know they are continually trying to improve their equipment.

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Re: Airfit f30i tabs are breaking on mask

Post by ChicagoGranny » Thu Aug 18, 2022 4:43 pm

My current F30i is one-year old. No problems.
totrecal wrote:
Thu Aug 18, 2022 10:34 am
I decided to by ozone cleaner
You were scammed. Ozone cleaners don't clean.

And ResMed has voided the warranty on all machines used with an ozone cleaner.

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Re: Airfit f30i tabs are breaking on mask

Post by totrecal » Fri Aug 19, 2022 7:05 am

Just one reference for ozone sterilization: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/a ... 5304001415

I don't run it through my machine. Use the ozone generator once a week on the headgear tubing. Wash the cushion every morning.

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Re: Airfit f30i tabs are breaking on mask

Post by chunkyfrog » Fri Aug 19, 2022 7:43 am

Fear mongering to lazy people is the main tactic used to sell ozone generators.
The only thing they can clean is your bank account.
Do not be afraid of imaginary risks.
Be as lazy as you please.
If your equipment looks and feels clean, trust it.
Do not let the greed of others disturb your sleep.
If your dealer is selling defective masks, change dealers--or masks.

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Re: Airfit f30i tabs are breaking on mask

Post by lynninnj » Fri Aug 19, 2022 10:17 am

totrecal wrote:
Fri Aug 19, 2022 7:05 am
Just one reference for ozone sterilization: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/a ... 5304001415

I don't run it through my machine. Use the ozone generator once a week on the headgear tubing. Wash the cushion every morning.
This was issued last year by the FDA.

https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/saf ... chines-and

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Re: Airfit f30i tabs are breaking on mask

Post by ChicagoGranny » Fri Aug 19, 2022 11:43 am

totrecal wrote:
Fri Aug 19, 2022 7:05 am
Just one reference for ozone sterilization: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/a ... 5304001415

I don't run it through my machine. Use the ozone generator once a week on the headgear tubing. Wash the cushion every morning.
That reference has absolutely nothing to do with CPAP ozone won't-cleaners.

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Re: Airfit f30i tabs are breaking on mask

Post by chunkyfrog » Fri Aug 19, 2022 11:48 am

---or the original topic--a flaw in mask design or materials.

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