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Medical vacuum suction regulators are designed with with patient and employee safety in mind.

With infection control being severely overlooked throughout today’s patient care, Amico has designed two different regulator models to help meet the needs of our patients and staff. The scout regulator, and the sentinel regulator! The sentinel and scout regulator both detect contamination. The sentinel family of regulators are manufactured in multiple colors to help identify the model type. You may also upgrade your either vacuum suction regulator to a digital model at little to no cost.

Did you know 37% of vacuum regulators in hospitals are contaminated?

Contaminants can spread to a new patient with in 48 hours. There was never a way to identify contamination until now. The scout medical suction vacuum regulator can identify contamination with a small alert on the lower left-hand side of the vacuum suction regulator. Servicing these suction regulators can be done in minutes and it’s very easy. The unique modular design makes repair and replacement a breeze for any biomedical or central supply department. The unit is made up of six replacable module components. Also, unlike the normal plastic inlet and outlet connections on most units the cast metal plate connections are extremely durable, therefore saving unnecessary repair costs. The case cover is also made of a strong plastic. A smooth surface with rounded corners making cleaning easy. The case also houses the gauge for extra protection. A large control knob and easy to read setting makes vacuum adjustment simple even in emergency situations.

Our pediatric vacuum regulator option restricts flow to 170 inches of mercury to prevent hi vacuum situations in the gauge face is imprinted to identify the regulator for pediatric use.


Medical vacuum suction regulators come in continuous and intermittent models and are ideal for any critical care environment. They can also be used in all patient areas since they are considered combination units. The intermittent module provides a reliable and quiet means of cycling the suction levels on and off during intermittent mode. Adult models regulate to 300 mmHg, Pediatric models to 160 mmHg and Neonatal models to 100 mmHg. ON/OFF timing cycles operate independently and can be adjusted on the back plate of the unit without removing any casing. Pediatric and Neonatal models have positive pressure relief valves for safety. Units come in analog or with digital displays.

If you need any assistance configuring a regulator, simply contact us. One of our expert medical gas customer service representatives will be happy to assist you!

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Amico Corporation, was founded in 1974. Their first products on the market were known as their “pipeline division”. The pipeline division was developed in 1990 and consists of all the medical gas equipment they manufacture. Throughout the years the pipeline division has grown exponentially. Amico Corporation’s medical gas pipeline is one of the most sought after brands in the medical gas industry today. Headquartered in Richmond Hill, Ontario; Amico supplies distributors around the nation.

Medical Testing Solutions is a turn key source for purchasing, as well as servicing all of Amico corporations medical gas pipeline and source equipment. With over 20 years of experience working with this brand, you can be sure you will receive only the best service and care when seeking solutions for your Amico medical gas equipment. From retrofitting to new installation, Medical Testing Solutions can help.

Have a new Amico construction project?

Call us and have one of our expert in house estimators provide a turn key quotation for you today!


When it comes to preventative maintenance of your Amico source equipment, our certified 6040 medical gas maintenance personnel would be happy to assist you. Medical Testing Solutions is factory trained on all Busch motors as well as all Hitachi oil-less and scroll compressors.

Having problems with a medical gas manifold? Medical Testing Solutions has performed countless rebuilds and retrofits on Amico medical gas manifold’s throughout our career. Leaking medical gas outlet? No problem! Our nationwide medical gas service is second to none. Call us today and schedule your immediate service. A medical gas outlet leak can cost you some serious money. Take a look at this example here.

From shut down to verification; Medical Testing Solutions is a turn key source for all your medical gas service work and needs. Call us today, and one of our certified staff will be happy to assist you!

“When it comes to medical gas, trust the experts”


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What do you look for in a medical gas service company? All of the above? Medical Testing Solutions is the industry leader in medical gas service. With combined experience of over 20 years in the industry, Medical Testing Solutions continues to provide expert medical gas testing, installation, delivery and consultation services nationwide. In addition MTS also offers medical gas delivery and provides training on all of the ASSE series 6000 certifications courses.


When it comes to choosing a medical gas service provider it is important to note what licenses are held by the provider as well as what insurance coverage is in place. Services such as medical gas verification have no room for mistakes.  A medical gas service company shall carry adequate insurance, god forbid an oversight or if a medical gas mix-up should happen.

Licenses including the 6010 medical gas installer, 6020 medical gas inspector, 6030 medical gas verifier and 6040 medical gas maintenance personnel are among the most common medical gas certifications. At MTS the majority of our staff has acquired one if not all of the above listed certifications. We provide continuing education to all our employees free of charge and pride ourselves in doing so.


When it comes to preventative maintenance services this category is often overlooked.

Throughout my career I’ve been asked, “What is the most important medical gas?” My response – “medical vacuum”. I will dive deeper into my reasoning during another blog post… ?

However, earlier this year I posted an article referencing a neglected medical vacuum system. Not only was this system on the brink of collapse, the system was barely providing adequate suction for the patients on the line – 13 inHg. After continually following up with our perspective client on the said system,  I later was informed the vacuum system caught fire, damaging not only the system in place but the surrounding area of the facility. The fire was most likely related to clogged or unchanged exhaust filters, causing the system to overheat and catch on fire.


Our preventative maintenance service can be a life-saving solution. Whether your pumps and compressors require annual, bi-annual or quarterly maintenance, our service technicians work diligently to schedule and complete every PM service on our calendar – when it is due.

Contact us today for a free rate quote. Our services are available across the United States. As distributors for all the major manufacturers in the industry, we use only OEM parts to perform our preventative maintenance service.

You can be rest assured you are receiving the highest quality medical gas service at the best available price!




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At Medical Testing Solutions we provide only the highest quality med gas fittings and accessories. As distributors for some of the top med gas fittings manufacturers in the industry, you can be sure you are buying the highest quality product at the best available price.

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You can be sure you are purchasing the correct product every time by utilizing our live chat option to speak with one of our certified medical gas specialists. We offer a wide range of a medical gas fittings among some of the most popular names, such as Chemetron, Ohmeda, Puritan-Bennett, Schrader, DISS and more. These fittings can be found on our website for purchase with multiple options available. Whether you need a 1/4” or a 5/16” hose barb for medical hose applications, or a DISS (diameter index safety system) hand tight nut a nipple, we have you covered! All fittings are all non-interchangeable and are gas specific. Medical Testing Solutions does offer custom gas fittings, per gas type, which can be curtailed to your need.

You can view our complete list of all medical gas fittings by visiting our medical gas fittings homepage.

In addition to standard NFPA style medical gas fittings we also offer international style fittings. These fittings consist of SIS or Australian designs. ANFOR or French style designs. DIN for German style, BS for British standard fittings and NIST for all European style designs. Most international style fittings are referred to as probes. All of our medical gas fittings and probes are manufactured using medical grade materials and are designed and produced to meet recognized international standard. Standards include ISO 5359, EN 739 and CSA-Z5359.

If you have any questions or need help selecting the appropriate medical gas fittings, please contact us. One of our medical gas experts will be happy to assist you!

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The installation of medical gas and vacuum systems shall be made by a qualified competent medical gas technician who has experience in performing such installations. Installers including all personnel who assist during the install of such piping systems shall be certified as well. Medical gas install and vacuum pipe distribution systems must also be certified in accordance with a ASSE 6010 “professional qualifications standard for medical gas systems installers”.

Inspection and testing needs to be performed on all new pipe the gas systems, additions, renovations, temporary installations, or repaired systems to ensure by a documented procedure that all provisions of the NFPA 99 have been adhered to. In addition, all systems that are breached and components that are subject to additions, renovations or replacement shall be inspected and tested following installation. Installer perform test such as the initial blow down, the initial pressure test, the initial cross connection test, the initial piping purge test and others shall be completed by the medical gas installer. Documentation of these tests shall be kept for the verifying procedure to follow a complete medical gas installation.

Medical Testing Solutions employees highly trained licensed ASSE 6010 medical gas installers. Our turn-key new construction and renovation medical gas installation service is provided nationwide.  In addition, our dedicated estimating department can issue same day quotations on equipment take-offs and installation services. As distributors  for some of the top medical gas manufacturers in the industry including dental manufactures such as Accutron Inc. and Belmed Inc. you can be sure you are receiving the highest quality equipment and price. Be sure you are getting the most professional and expert advice when choosing a medical gas installation firm. Our medical gas consultants will ensure the project plans are compliant with the current NFPA code, and our installation service plumbers are experts with quality workmanship and professionalism.

Please feel free to contact one of our medical gas specialist today for assistance during your next medical gas install.


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As one of the top med gas supplier’s in the country, Medical Testing Solutions continues to outshine the competition. From our robust ePecurment platform for ordering, invoicing, billing and more MTS is your solution for medical gas supply. Through our vast network of customers, expanding across the United States, our pricing structure allows us to offer the lowest pricing guaranteed!

Here are a just a few benefits to using our medical gas supply services:

  • We offer the highest quality customer service, and the best price.
  • The owner and the employees are all licensed medical gas service professionals.
  • We are in the business of saving our customers money and providing patient safety.

From Washington State to South Florida from New England to San Diego – Medical Testing Solutions has been providing its customers with the highest quality medical gas supply available.

Sometimes, due to the age and amount of use, certain med gas supply systems tend to leak over time.  Medical Testing Solutions employees highly trained 6040 med gas maintenance personnel, who can easily identify a medical gas leak and prevent the facility from overspending on it’s medical gas services. When was the last time you had your med gas piping system inspected?

Contact us today for a free rate quote. One of our certified staff will be sure to answer all of your medical gas supply questions. Our corporate office is located in South Florida and we are available Monday through Friday from 8 o’clock in the morning until 5 o’clock in the afternoon. Contact us today to be sure you are receiving the highest quality medical gas service available!

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To maximize your investment and to produce repeatable, high-quality function, it is mandatory to institute a thorough medical vacuum pump preventative maintenance program.

Medical Testing Solutions offers preventative maintenance programs that are specifically engineered to enhance the medical vacuum pump performance as well as reliability. All preventative maintenance parts are OEM (original equipment manufacture). Our extensive distribution network allows us to purchase parts well below dealer pricing. Whether it’s changing oil or replacing vanes, Medical Testing Solutions should be your first choice when it comes to servicing your medical vacuum pumps. 

As distributors for some of the top manufacturers in the industry Medical Testing Solutions is factory trained on most medical – surgical vacuum suction units. Manufacturers including Busch USA, Becker, Ingersoll Rand and Gardner Denver. Reliability, efficiency and safety are some of our top priorities. Medical Testing Solutions provides a range of services to make sure our customers machines are well-maintained and ensure maximum performance.

Our costs are significantly lower and our expertise is second to none. If you have having issues with a current system or simply want to compare pricing, please contact us today! Our service network expands across the united states.

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The NFPA recommends periodic or annual medical gas testing of all positive pressure pipelines as well as waste gas and medical-surgical vacuum suction piping.

Medical Testing Solutions offers the most comprehensive annual medical gas testing in the industry. Our annual medical gas report consists of multiple sections, documenting zone by zone and including summary sheets of each zone and the medical gas equipment in each. We also include a plan of action report for any listed deficiencies or comments regarding the inspection. These reports can be accessed and updated via the cloud. Our testing procedures follow in strict compliance with the NFPA 99.

Medical gas outlets, alarms, zone valves, source source and labeling shall be tested and inspected on an annual basis. These testing procedures ensure to prolong the life and safety of a medical gas system and its components.

Medical gas outlets with a gauge pressure of 50 psi including, but not limited to oxygen, nitrous oxide, medical air, and carbon dioxide she’ll deliver 100 SLPM with a pressure drop of not more than 5 psi and static pressure of 50 psi to 55 psi.  Medical gas outlets with a gauge pressure of 50 psi including, but not limited to oxygen, nitrous oxide, medical air, and carbon dioxide shall deliver 100 SLPM with a pressure drop of not more than 5 PSI and a static pressure of 50 psi to 55 psi. Oxygen and medical air outlet serving critical care areas shall deliver a transient flow of 170 SLPM for three seconds.

  • Support gas outlets shall deliver 140 SLPM and have a pressure drop of no more than 5 PSI and have a static pressure of 160 PSI to 185 PSI.
  • Medical-surgical vacuum inlets shall be tested and shall draw 3.0 SCFM without reducing the vacuum pressure below 12 inches of mercury (inHg) at any ajacent station inlet.

Zone valves shall include the proper labeling, function and be easily accessible. Records shall be made listing the rooms or areas controlled by each valve for each gas. The information shall be utilized to assist and verify the proper labeling of the valves.

Area alarm panels are tested for line pressure sensor accuracy. The warning signals from medical gas piping system shall be tested to verify an alarm condition if the pressure in the piping system increases or decreases 20% from the normal operating pressure for positive pressure gases. Vacuum systems shall alarm when the pressure drops below a gauge pressure of 12 inches of mercury (inHg).

A piping particulate test will be conducted on 25% of the zones, and tested at the outlet most remote from the source. Our filters are pre-weighted and measured on site. If any outlet produces more than 1 mg of matter, the outlet will be purged until clean.

Manifolds will be tested for alternation and proper function. Alarm set points will be triggered actuating an alarm at the master panels located within the facility.

Medical vacuum pumps, medical air compressors, and waste anesthesia gas disposal systems will all be cycled and all local alarm signals will be actuated to ensure proper system function. Temperature readings, amperage draw, voltage and a complete electrical control cabinet analysis will be completed and documented.

Master Alarm Panels shall be tested to ensure the proper signals are tied in from the the source equipment. Signals including but not limited to high pressure, low pressure, lag in use, high temperature, dew point high and high carbon monoxide, will be tested for proper function and alarm signal actuation at all master alarm panels. The results of these tests will be documented and accessible within our report.

At Medical Testing Solutions we take great pride in all that we do and the service we provide. We also take great pride in letting our clientele, prospective clients and others in the industry know that at MTS every member of our medical gas testing and inspection staff is a highly trained and certified,  A.S.S.E 6020 Medical Gas Inspector, A.S.S.E 6030 Medical Gas Verifier, and ASSE 6040 Medical Gas Systems Maintenance Personnel. All the testing procedures which we conduct follow in strict compliance with current NFPA-99, 2015 Edition, CGA E-10, CGAC-9, TJC 2016 Accreditation Manual, AHCA Guidelines, and all other current applicable standards.

Contact us today for a same day rate quote. We look forward to providing you expert medical gas testing and inspection services for you and your facility.

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When it comes to medical gas deliveries, trust the experts. Our team of highly trained medical gas delivery service  is offering the best customer service experience while maintaining a competitive edge through cost saving and ease of ordering.

Are you tired of missed deliveries? Are you overpaying for cylinder rentals? Leave it to Medical Testing Solutions and out cutting edge ePecurment platform to resolve these unknowns.

Medical gas supply systems are the heartbeat of many healthcare facilities nationwide. With over 1100 service facilities our gas delivery service will meet all your needs excelling far beyond what you are used to when receiving your medical gas deliveries. For a medical gas delivery company near you, contact Medical Testing Solutions today!

When choosing Medical Testing Solutions for your medical gas delivery needs you can be sure you are receiving the highest possible customer service at the best available price. Our medical gas delivery headquarters is located in South Florida. We are constantly expanding our delivery locations and look forward to meeting your needs. Contact us today for a free rate quote and we guarantee to save you at least 10% compared to your current costs and providers. Serving some of the largest dental and surgery center networks in the country, our staff works still maintains a close relationship with each of our customers on a personal level. We make sure to weed out any concerns related to the medical or industrial gas services we provide.

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Fill out this short 6-7 questionnaire, and one of our medical gas specialists will contact you within the next 1 to 2 hours with a personal medical gas delivery quote to meet all of your needs. If you have any questions about setting up a new medical gas system for your facility, we will send a  service technician to your location within the next 24 hours to assist you.

Please contact us if you have any further questions.

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Medical Testing Solutions is the industry leader in medical gas equipment and supplies. We offer a wide range of the leading manufacturer’s medical gas equipment. From medical gas outlets to medical air compressors we are the single leading source for all your equipment needs. At MTS we are sure to partner with only the highest quality manufacturers in the industry. Manufacturers such as Amico Corporation, Beacon Medaes, Ohio Medical, Powerex and more. Our distribution network covers the entire United States and is headquartered in Boca Raton Florida. Our highly trained staff is readily available to contact at any time for equipment specifications, drawings and recommendations for the proper system and design to meet your needs. In addition to the providing medical gas equipment, our firm also employees some of the top 6010 medical gas installers in the industry in.

The installation of medical gas and vacuum system shall be made by qualified competent technicians who are experiencing in  performing such installations. Installers of a medical gas and vacuum pipe distribution system shall compressor source systems shall be in accordance with the NFPA 99 and ASSE 6000 series, specifically 6010 for medical gas installers. Our team is licensed and insured and performs medical gas installation nationally.

Contacting the right medical gas company when designing and building a medical gas supply system you want to be sure the drawings are NFPA compliant they are for alleviating the chance for any unforeseen costs down the road. Our team will look at drawings free of charge and provide a take off on any size medical gas project big or small.

Please forward all medical gas drawings for quick and accurate take-off and pricing to the following email address:

[email protected] 

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A medical gas regulator reduces a medical gases cylinder pressure to the delivery pressure and maintains a constant pressure to assure an accurate flow rate. Each type a regulator is designed with a symbol/name for specific gas and for definite inlet and delivery pressure ranges.  Medical gases as well as medical gas regulators are manufactured to be gas specific. This alleviates the incidence of creating harmful cross connections.  Cylinder contents shall be identified by attach labels are stencils naming the contents in accordance with the mandatory requirements of CGA-C-7.

Medical Testing Solutions offers several different types of medical gas regulators:

Our multi-stage regulators are two regulators in series using a common body. The first stage (high pressure) reduces the inlet pressure approximately 90% and is preset at the factory. The second stage (low pressure) is adjustable to the desired delivery pressure.

Our single stage regulator with 15 liter per minute flowmeter attachment reduces cylinder pressure to the delivery pressure and maintains a constant pressure to assure an accurate flow rate.

A pipeline regulator operates from a source of lower pressure, usually 200 psi or less; and normally has only one gauge, which indicates the outlet pressure. Pipeline regulators must not be used on her with high-pressure gas cylinders.

Medical Testing Solutions also has the option for gauge-less regulators as well. Gauge-less regulator is used to wear rough use in gauge damage our problem. The cylinder (inlet) pressure is shown by the piston type indicator. The delivery pressure is set by the adjusting knob and shown by the calibration marks on the bonnet.

Whether you are looking for an oxygen regulator, medical air regulator, nitrous oxide regulator, nitrogen regulator, carbon dioxide regulator, or any other specialty gas regulator, please feel free to browse our webpage for all of all mentioned products. Medical Testing Solutions strives to provide our customers with the highest quality customer service and knowledge in the industry. You can be sure that when purchasing through our company you are getting what you need at a fair price.

If you need assistance with sizing the correct regulator for your facility, please contact one of our medical gas specialists who are available 24/7 to assist you with safely purchasing the correct product.

-Medical Testing Solutions Team

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Are you tired of overpaying for medical gas delivery services? Medical Testing Solutions has just developed a state of the art medical gas delivery application, Cylinderscape! This medical gas delivery application offers users a seamless online ordering experience. It allows you to place orders online, view past orders, invoices and rental bills. 

Also, we guarantee a 10% cost savings and your satisfaction! 

Visit www.cylinderscape.com to join!

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