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B2 Portable Cylinder

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How does the cylinder work?

  • 490 litres of compressed gaseous oxygen is contained in a portable 2 litre cylinder.
  • The portable 2 litre cylinder allows users to accurately select varying flow rates as indicated by the Healthcare Professional.
  • The portable cylinder has a quick connect fitting that can be used with a low flow regulator for paediatric applications.
  • On a continuous flow rate of 2 litres per minute the cylinder will last approximately 4 hours.

Typical user profile for the cylinder

  • The portable cylinder can deliver flow rates between 0.5 – 15 litres per minute on a continuous flow.
  • The portable cylinder is typically used for adults on flow rates of up to 15 litres per minute and for paediatrics on micro flow and low flow rates of 0.01 - 1 litre per minute.
  • The portable cylinder is ideal for users who may need to get out and about occasionally.

Why choose the cylinder?

  • The portable cylinder is supplied for users for whom liquid oxygen systems or portable concentrators may not be suitable
  • The portable cylinder can be carried over the shoulder in the back pack provided
  • Nasal cannulae or masks can be used with the portable cylinder
  • The portable 2 litre cylinder has a quick connect fitting that can be used with a low flow regulator for neonatal and paediatric applications

B2 Cylinder Brochure


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