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  • BS 1319(1976) : 1976

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    SPECIFICATION FOR MEDICAL GAS CYLINDERS, VALVES AND YOKE CONNECTIONS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  15-03-1997

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1976

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Cooperating organizations
    Specification
    1 Scope
    2 References
    3 Construction
    4 Cylinder outlet valves
    5 Connecting yoke for pin-index valve
    6 Basic dimensions for pin-index yoke-type valve
        connections
    7 Permissible alternatives for the construction of
        pin-index yoke-type valve connections
    8 Dimensions and positions of the holes and pins for
        yoke-type valve connections
    9 Identification of cylinders
    Appendices
    A Recommendations for the care and handling of medical
        gas cylinders, valves and yoke connections
    B British Standard colours for medical gas cylinders
    C Safety in the use of medical gas cylinders
    D Unit type storage rack for medical gas cylinders
    Tables
    1 Basic dimensions for pin-index yoke-type valve
        connections
    2 Identification colours for medical gas cylinders
    Figures
    1 Valve spindle ends
    2 Two-pin system
    3 Single-pin system
    4 First alternative
    5 Second alternative
    6 Outlet connection for oxygen
    7 Outlet connection for oxygen/carbon dioxide mixtures
        (carbon dioxide not exceeding 7 %)
    8 Outlet connection for oxygen/helium mixtures (helium
        not exceeding 80%)
    9 Outlet connection for ethylene
    10 Outlet connection for nitrous oxide
    11 Outlet connection for cyclopropane
    12 Outlet connection for helium and for helium/oxygen
        mixtures (oxygen less than 20 %)
    13 Outlet connection for carbon dioxide and for carbon
        dioxide/oxygen mixtures (carbon dioxide exceeding
        7 %)
    14 Outlet connection for medical air
    15 Outlet connection for a special mixture of 50 %
        oxygen and 50 % nitrous oxide
    16 Marking of contents, capacity and tare
    17 Bull-nosed valve
    18 Pin-index valve
    19 Handwheel valve
    20 Dust cap removed
    21 Attachment of regulator or yoke
    22 Opening of the cylinder valve
    23 Tightening the gland nut
    24 Securing of cylinders
    25 Suggested unit type storage rack

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    Establishes requirements for medical gas cylinders and their valve outlets and connections of the pin-index type. Covers references construction, connecting yoke for pin-index valve, basic dimensions for pin-index yoke-type valve connections, permissible alternatives for the construction of pin-index yoke-type valve connections, dimensions and positions of the holes and pins for yoke-type valve connections and identification of cylinders. Includes several appendices.

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    Committee PVE/3
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 5045-2(1989) : 1989 TRANSPORTABLE GAS CONTAINERS - SPECIFICATION FOR STEEL CONTAINERS OF 0.5L UP TO 450L WATER CAPACITY WITH WELDED SEAMS
    BS 1710(1984) : 1984 SPECIFICATION FOR IDENTIFICATION OF PIPELINES AND SERVICES
    BS 5252:1976 Framework for colour co-ordination for building purposes
    BS 4272-2(1996) : 1996 ANAESTHETIC AND ANALGESIC MACHINES - SPECIFICATION FOR INTERMITTENT (DEMAND) FLOW ANALGESIC MACHINES FOR USE WITH 50/50 % (V/V) NITROUS OXIDE AND OXYGEN
    BS 4272-1(1968) : 1968 ANESTHETIC AND ANALGESIC MACHINES - ANESTHETIC MACHINES OF THE ON-DEMAND TYPE SUPPLIED WITH NITROUS OXIDE AND OXYGEN FROM SEPARATE CONTAINERS
    BS 5724-2.120(1997) : 1997 MEDICAL ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR SAFETY - SPECIFICATION FOR TRANSPORT INCUBATORS
    BS 5430-6:1994 PERIODIC INSPECTION , TESTING AND MAINTENANCE OF TRANSPORTABLE GAS CONTAINERS (EXCLUDING DISSOLVED ACETYLENE CONTAINERS) - SPECIFICATION FOR SEAMLESS STEEL AND ALUMINIUM ALLOY CONTAINERS HAVING A WATER CAPACITY OF LESS THAN 0.5 LITRE
    BS 4272-3:1989 ANAESTHETIC AND ANALGESIC MACHINES - SPECIFICATION FOR CONTINUOUS FLOW ANAESTHETIC MACHINES
    BS 341-1(1991) : 1991 TRANSPORTABLE GAS CONTAINER VALVES - SPECIFICATION FOR INDUSTRIAL VALVES FOR WORKING PRESSURES UP TO AND INCLUDING 300 BAR
    BS 5724-1(1979) : 1979 MEDICAL ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - SPECIFICATION FOR GENERAL SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
    BS 4001-2:1967 CARE AND MAINTENANCE OF UNDERWATER BREATHING APPARATUS - STANDARD DIVING EQUIPMENT
    BS 341-1:1991 (published 1991-09) Transportable gas container valves Specification for industrial valves for working pressures up to and including 300 bar
    BS 4272-2:1996 ANAESTHETIC AND ANALGESIC MACHINES - SPECIFICATION FOR INTERMITTENT (DEMAND) FLOW ANALGESIC MACHINES FOR USE WITH 50/50 % (V/V) NITROUS OXIDE AND OXYGEN

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    BS 5045-1(1982) : 1982 TRANSPORTABLE GAS CONTAINERS - SPECIFICATION FOR SEAMLESS STEEL GAS CONTAINERS ABOVE 0.5 LITRE WATER CAPACITY
    BS 1319C(1976) : LATEST COLOURS FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE CONTENTS OF MEDICAL GAS CYLINDERS
    BS 341-1:1962 SPECIFICATION FOR VALVE FITTINGS FOR COMPRESSED GAS CYLINDERS - VALVES WITH TAPER STEMS (EXCLUDING VALVES USED FOR BREATHING AND MEDICAL PURPOSES)
    ISO 407:2004 Small medical gas cylinders Pin-index yoke-type valve connections
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