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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When I was about 10, my sister and I would be sent in the dead of night to fetch the midwife in Everton Valley who would tell us to carry the gas and air bottles back to the house, saying 'I'll be up soon.
Advantages: simplicity of operation (no air bottles or tanks needed), 1-stroke cocking, moderate cost and durability.
Complete with a self-contained air system for refilling air bottles, the truck helps students develop several competencies within the career education program, including incident command training and fitness testing.
Spare air bottles should also be taken down and tied to the wreck to cover an emergency problem, which would prevent rapid surfacing and the bends problem to another diver, as in the Malta case.
The idea is to provide fire crews with a nearby place to refill their air bottles during an emergency, eliminating the need for firefighters to lug the bottles up and down the stairs.
Gas and air bottles exploded when the ambulance caught fire on the A483 between Welshpool and Oswestry at around 8.
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.
A set of lifting bags consists of four lifting bags (200 kn and 400 kn) as well as various accessories (compressed air bottles, Hoses, Control elements, Pressure reducers, Etc.
Christy says he is confident he can beat the old record after devising a new method of changing his diving air bottles underwater.