gas cylinder

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gas cylinder

A high-pressure, nonreactive, seamless tempered steel container for compressed gas used for medical, therapeutic, or diagnostic purposes.
See also: cylinder
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He surfaced rapidly from a depth of 21 metres after experiencing problems with his air bottles.
They also have a paramedic squad vehicle equipped with the Jaws of Life, a utility truck and a portable light and air unit that can fill air bottles in the field and is used by the Sheriff's Department at crime scenes.
They also provide vital support during a fire emergency, like replacing air bottles in breathing equipment and carrying drinking water to parched (thirsty) firefighters.
To be suitable for enthusiastic leisure pursuits, including diving, the boot is not lined with fabric, but aluminium with restraining straps for items such as air bottles.
Keith Scott, Manager of the CAFS Division custom built the 60 Gallon Systems with upgraded booster reels, 100 feet of 1-inch booster hose, tip shut off, and 2 pressurized air bottles complete with regulators.
Christy says he is confident he can beat the old record after devising a new method of changing his diving air bottles underwater.
Fire officials said the process of shuttling air bottles up and down stairs was a major impediment, Turiello said.
The Leeds man, who had been diving on the wreck of the St Andrew, had surfaced rapidly from 21 metres after experiencing problems with his air bottles.
Pre-charged pneumatics: These are similar in concept to pump-up pneumatics, but the compressed air is held in large (usually detachable) air bottles filled from a powerful air compressor or scuba tank.
We have air bottles that are supposed to have a 30-minute supply of air and it's only nine minutes.
Dinwiddie County Fire & EMS seeks quotes for on-site flow test and hydrostatic testing on SCBA and air bottles at various locations.
Although they cannot enter a burning building, the youngsters can help change air bottles, roll hoses and, with the assistance of the Fire Department's Ladies Auxiliary, distribute water and sandwiches.