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1

the wall gas hose to machine has a pressure of what?

50psi

2

First stage regulator:
what does it do

takes cylinder pressure down to intermediate pressure of 45 psi

3

First stage regulator:
what type of valve

Diaphragm

4

2nd stage regulator:
what does it do

reduces pressure from 50 psi intermediate) to 16psi (low)

5

2nd stage regulator:
where does it receive Gas from?

both the wall and first stage regulator

6

2nd stage regulator:
what type of valve?

Diaphragm

7

E cylinder:
psi and Liters of O2

1900psi
660 L

8

E cylinder:
psi and Liters of N20

745psi
1590 L

9

E cylinder:
psi and Liters Air

1900 psi
625L

10

E cylinder:
what is special about N2O

no pressure change until almost empty, must weigh the tank

11

O2 flow meter:
where do u read the float BALL

middle

12

O2 flow meter:
Where do you read the float ARROW?

Top

13

O2 flow meter:
what type of pressure does it receive?

Low 16 psi

14

O2 flow meter:
what is the tube called

Thorpe tube

15

O2 flow meter:
what is special about the tube?

Tapered with the largest diameter at the top

16

O2 flow meter:
name 5 things special about the O2 knob

Color
Larger
Fluted (teeth)
Sticks out further
Downstream

17

what will happen if the vaporizer is tipped then leveled

liquid vapor will get into he vapor chamber and the carrier flow will carry MORE agent to the pt

18

if the vaporizer is tipped then leveled the liquid vapor will get into he vapor chamber and the carrier flow will carry MORE agent to the pt. What does this mean?

More agent is picked up means a higher concentration of agent is delivered to the pt, May be a lethal dose

19

What should u do if the vaporizer is tipped over

DO NOT USE, send it back to the manufacturer for recalibration

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