Medical Gas Hoses
Medical gas hoses are essential components of medical gas delivery systems. They are designed to transport medical gases, such as oxygen, nitrous oxide, medical air, and vacuum, from the source to the point of use in a safe and reliable manner. Medical gas hoses are typically made from flexible materials, such as PVC or rubber, and are available in a variety of lengths and diameters to accommodate different applications.
Medical gas hoses are color-coded according to the type of gas they transport, in order to prevent confusion and ensure proper use. For example, oxygen hoses are typically green in color, while nitrous oxide hoses are blue. Medical gas hoses also feature connectors that are designed to fit specific medical gas outlets, such as DISS (Diameter Index Safety System) or Ohmeda connectors.
In addition to their color-coding and connector features, medical gas hoses must also meet certain safety standards in order to be used in healthcare settings. They must be able to withstand high pressures and be resistant to kinking, cracking, and aging. Medical gas hoses are also tested for leaks and must meet specific leakage rates in order to ensure patient safety.
Medical gas hoses are available in a variety of lengths and diameters to accommodate different applications. Longer hoses may be used to transport gases from a central supply to a patient’s room, while shorter hoses may be used for point-of-use applications, such as administering oxygen or suctioning secretions.
Overall, medical gas hoses are critical components of medical gas delivery systems. They are designed to transport medical gases safely and reliably, and they must meet strict safety standards in order to be used in healthcare settings.
Medical Testing Solutions provides all fitting styles available in any hose length or gas type.
Contact us today and one of our certified specialist will be happy to help you configure any hose needed in your healthcare facility.