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Oxygen Refill Systems - All You Need to Know

Oxygen Refill Systems - All You Need to Know

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Homefill oxygen devices or oxygen transfill systems are popularly known as Oxygen Refill Systems. They are portable oxygen refill devices which are used at home to fill empty oxygen tanks. By using oxygen concentrator technology, the concentrated oxygen is extracted from room air to oxygen refill machines. This gives the user an unlimited refill of oxygen. The concentrated air is then pressurized by the refill system to fill the oxygen cylinders. Patients get more liberty as now they don’t have to depend on oxygen vendors for a refill.

Why use an Oxygen Refill System?

  • Greater freedom and independence for oxygen patients
  • Saves a lot of precious time
  • Saves money spent on pick ups and deliveries
  • Gives the comfort of easy time scheduling
  • Independence from a third party
  • Assurance of oxygen availability at all times


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When to use Home Oxygen Refill Systems?

An empty oxygen cylinder can be refilled at any time. It does not matter if the patient is away for shopping or taking a nap. There are no restrictions on refilling the cylinder. Turn on the machine and attach the empty cylinder to refill oxygen tank at home. After refilling, the portable oxygen tank can be used instantly or can be kept in as a reserve. Oxygen refilling also saves the space required for storing the number of reserve tanks. Always make sure that the cylinder is filled with oxygen so as to prevent emergency situations and risk the life of the patient in any case. There is no harm in having extra oxygen stored in the tank.

Where to use an Oxygen Refill Machine?

An oxygen refill system can be used at places that have a regular supply of 110-120-volt electricity. Most common places are home, offices, hotels, and even cruiser boats. Oxygen tank refill is not a rocket science and so a basic knowledge of appliances can help a person easily plug in the concentrator and fill in the oxygen.

Examples of Oxygen Refill Systems

1. Invacare HomeFill Continuous Flow D Cylinder

Invacare HomeFill Continuous Flow D Cylinder fits the Invacare HomeFill Oxygen System and can provide an oxygen supply for active HomeFill System users. Oxygen duration can vary depending on the users oxygen needs. Typically, a setting of two-liters-per-minute can provide three-and-half hours of oxygen.

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2. Precision Medical EasyPulse5+6 Oxygen Conserving Regulator

Precision Medical EasyPulse5+6 Oxygen Conserving Regulator has 6 continuous flow settings, to compliment the 1 thru 5 pulse settings. Even with the added continuous flow settings, it weighs in at a mere 9.9 oz and is only 4.75 inches long, making it still the smallest and lightest conserving regulator available. With the conserving ratio of up to 5.7 to 1, you enjoy the same great savings you have always enjoyed with the EasyPulse5.

Precision Medical EasyPulse5+6 Oxygen Conserving Regulator
Precision Medical EasyPulse5+6 Oxygen Conserving Regulator
 

3. Invacare HomeFill Oxygen Compressor

Invacare HomeFill Oxygen Compressor is used to supply pressurized oxygen to fill Invacare proprietary gas cylinders for ambulatory use while the patient receives therapeutic oxygen from an accessory oxygen concentrator. This compressor can fill cylinders for portable use by ambulatory patients. It provides an unlimited, refillable oxygen supply, and ensures oxygen purity is always greater than 90 percent.

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How to refill Oxygen Tanks?

  1. Place an oxygen refill machine on the top of an oxygen concentrator and connect them to each other. Plug them into an electrical socket and press the power button to turn them on.
  2. Connect your oxygen tank or cylinder to the refill machine. Make sure that the oxygen conserver or regulator on the tank is turned off. If you are not using a conserver or regulator to fill the oxygen cylinder, verify that the cylinder valve is closed to ensure proper filling.
  3. Remove any protective caps from the oxygen tank. When not in use, replace these protective caps to prevent dust buildup.
  4. Gently pair the cylinder fill port of the refill machine with the cylinder. You will hear an audible click when the cylinder is secured to the oxygen compressor.
  5. Press the fill button to begin filling your oxygen tank. Filling might take some time depending on the size of your cylinder.
  6. You will be indicated when the tank is full. Most machines automatically shut off when the canister is full.
  7. Turn off the power button and release the cylinder from the oxygen refill system.


Oxygen tank refill is an important part of respiratory health and ensuring that your tank has enough oxygen is as important as ensuring you breath. Choose the right oxygen refill devices to ensure the safety of the patient as well as a healthy treatment process.

 

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