Oxygen Cylinders

Home oxygen therapy cylinders contain medical grade oxygen. You may have a larger cylinder for use in the home or as a back-up to a concentrator machine, or smaller ambulatory cylinders to help you get out and about. Before using an oxygen cylinder you should first become familiar with its component parts.

Type of oxygen cylinder: B10P

Type of oxygen cylinder: B10P

This oxygen cylinder has been fitted with a special valve which allows the connection of micro/low flowmeters.

Do not store a B10P oxygen cylinder in a hot environment such as a conservatory or enclosed porch, or in a poorly ventilated place such as a walk-in store. The B10P home oxygen therapy cylinder should be easily accessible in the event of a power cut.

Ensure the B10P oxygen cylinder is fitted with spare tubing and a mask/cannula ready to be used.


Technical Data – B10P Cylinder
Weight full 15kg-18kg (33lb-39lb)
Height 71cm (28ins)
Diameter 18.2cm (7.1ins)
Capacity 2122 litres

B10P cylinder durations – this table shows approximately how long your B10P oxygen cylinder will last when fitted with a micro flowmeter.

Flow rate (lpm) Duration
0.01 147 days
0.02 73 days
0.03 49 days
0.04 36 days
0.05 29 days
0.06 24 days
0.07 21 days
0.08 18 days
0.09 16 days

B10P cylinder durations – this table shows approximately how long your B10P oxygen cylinder will last when fitted with a low flowmeter.

Flow rate (lpm) Duration
0.1 14 days 6 hours
0.2 7 days 8 hours
0.3 4 days 21 hours
0.4 3 days 16 hours
0.5 70 hours
0.6 60 hours
0.7 50 hours
0.8 44 hours
0.9 39 hours
Type of oxygen cylinder: B10

Type of oxygen cylinder: B10

This is the largest home oxygen therapy cylinder available and is provided mainly as a back-up supply for use in the event of a power cut or concentrator failure. This oxygen cylinder is not intended for use as an ambulatory cylinder.

The duration of this home oxygen therapy cylinder varies according to the flow rate setting. The duration varies from 2 hours 21 minutes (at 15 litres per minute) to 70 hours, 44 minutes (at 0.5 litres per minute).

Do not store your B10 oxygen therapy cylinder in a hot environment such as a conservatory or enclosed porch, or in a poorly ventilated place such as a walk-in store. Your B10 oxygen therapy cylinder should be easily accessible in the event of a power cut.

Ensure your B10 oxygen therapy cylinder is fitted with spare tubing and a mask/cannula ready to be used.


Technical Data – B10 Cylinder
Weight full 15kg-18kg (33lb-39lb)
Height 71cm (28ins)
Diameter 18.2cm (7.1ins)
Capacity 2122 litres

B10 cylinder durations – this table shows approximately how long your B10 oxygen therapy cylinder will last.

Flow rate (lpm) Duration
0.5 70 hours 44 mins
1 35 hours 22 mins
1.5 23 hours 34 mins
2 17 hours 41 mins
3 11 hours 47 mins
4 8 hours 50 mins
6 5 hours 53 mins
8 4 hours 25 mins
15 2 hours 21 mins

B10-head WEB

Caution
If the contents gauge is showing red, your home oxygen therapy cylinder is empty and needs to be changed immediately. If you are experiencing no or limited flow check your home oxygen therapy cylinder is switched on properly and set to the correct flow rate, also check the contents gauge to ensure the home oxygen therapy cylinder is not empty. The home oxygen therapy cylinder is full when the contents gauge points to the green section.

Note
As a back up home oxygen therapy cylinder, your B10 should be within easy reach. It should only be used in the event of a power cut or machine breakdown, not for general use.

Type of oxygen cylinder: Freedom ® 400

F400 WEB

This is our standard ambulatory home oxygen therapy cylinder for those who need to get out and about. It is only for use once a medical assessment has been completed.

The duration of this home oxygen therapy cylinder without a conserver varies from 28 minutes (at 15 litres per minute) to 71 hours, 40 minutes (at 0.1 litres per minute). This increases greatly with a conserver, lasting 3 hours (at 6 litres per minute) to 21 hours (at 1 litre per minute).


Technical Data – Freedom ® 400 cylinder
Weight full 3.2kg-3.7kg (7lb-8lb)
Height 53cm (20.8in)
Diameter 10cm (3.9in)
Capacity 430 litres
Accessories Bag and Trolley Available

Freedom 400 cylinder durations – this table shows approximately how long your Freedom 400 home oxygen therapy cylinder will last. Duration with a conserver will vary according to your breathing rate and activity.

Flow rate (lpm) Duration
without conserver
Duration
with conserver
0.1 71 hours 40 mins
0.2 35 hours 50 mins
0.5 14 hours 20 mins
1 7 hours 10 mins 21 hours
2 3 hours 35 mins 10 hours
3 2 hours 23 mins 7 hours
4 1 hour 47 mins 5 hours
6 1 hour 11 mins 3 hours
8 53 mins
10 43 mins
15 28 mins
Type of oxygen cylinder: Freedom ® 300P

F300P-cut-out
Almost identical to the standard Freedom 300, this cylinder has been fitted with a special value which allows the connection of micro/low flowmeters. Only for use after a professional medical assessment.


Technical Data – Freedom® 300P cylinder
Weight full 2.1kg-2.6kg (4.6lb-5.7lb)
Height 43cm (16.9in)
Diameter 8.5cm (3.3in)
Capacity 308 litres

Freedom 300P cylinder durations – this table shows approximately how long your Freedom 300P oxygen cylinder will last when fitted with a micro flowmeter.

Flow rate (lpm) Duration
0.01 21 days
0.02 10.5 days
0.03 7 days
0.04 5 days
0.05 4 days
0.06 3.5 days
0.07 3 days
0.08 2.5 days
0.09 2.25 days

Freedom 300P cylinder durations – this table shows approximately how long your Freedom 300P oxygen cylinder will last when fitted with a low flowmeter.

Flow rate (lpm) Duration
0.1 2 days
0.2 1 day
0.3 17 hours
0.4 12.5 hours
0.5 10 hours
0.6 8.5 hours
0.7 7 hours
0.8 6 hours
0.9 5.5 hours

F300P-head-cut-out

Caution
If the contents gauge is showing red, the home oxygen therapy cylinder is empty and needs to be changed immediately. If a patient is experiencing no or limited flow, they need to check the home oxygen therapy cylinder is switched on properly, set to the correct flow rate, and it is not empty. The home oxygen therapy cylinder is full when the contents gauge points to the blue section.

Type of oxygen cylinder: Freedom ® 300

F300 WEB

This is our lightweight home oxygen therapy cylinder, only for use by children and frail adults available after a professional medical assessment for ‘ambulatory’ oxygen has been undertaken.

The duration of the Freedom 300 home oxygen therapy cylinder without a conserver varies from 20 minutes (at 15 litres per minute) to 10 hours, 16 minutes (at 0.5 litres per minute). This increases greatly with a conserver, lasting 1 hour (at 8 litres per minute) to 15 hours (at 1 litre per minute).


Technical Data – Freedom® 300 cylinder
Weight full 2.1kg-2.6kg (4.6lb-5.7lb)
Height 43cm (16.9in)
Diameter 8.5cm (3.3in)
Capacity 308 litres

Freedom 300 cylinder durations – this table shows approximately how long a Freedom 300 home oxygen therapy cylinder will last. Duration of the Freedom 300 home oxygen therapy cylinder with a conserver will vary according to the breathing rate and activity of the patient.

Flow rate (lpm) Duration
without conserver
Duration
with conserver
0.5 10 hours 16 mins
1 5 hours 8 mins 15 hours
1.5 3 hours 25 mins
2 2 hours 34 mins 7 hours
3 1 hour 42 mins 5 hours
4 1 hour 17 mins 3 hours
6 51 mins 2 hours
8 38 mins
15 20 mins

F300 head

Caution
If the contents gauge is showing red, the home oxygen therapy cylinder is empty and needs to be changed immediately. If a patient is experiencing no or limited flow, they need to check the home oxygen therapy cylinder is switched on properly, set to the correct flow rate, and it is not empty. The home oxygen therapy cylinder is full when the contents gauge points to the blue section.

Type of oxygen cylinder: Freedom ® 600
Technical Data – Freedom® 600 cylinder
Weight full 3.5kg (7.7lb)
Height 50.8cm (20in)
Diameter 10.1cm (4in)
Capacity 617 litres
Accessories Bag and trolley available

F600-micro WEBFreedom 600 cylinder and micro flowmeter – this is a high capacity home oxygen therapy cylinder with a micro flow device suitable for very young children and babies

The duration of the Freedom 600 home oxygen therapy cylinder varies from 4.5 days (at 0.09 litres per minute) to 42 days (at 0.01 litres per minute)


F600-micro WEBFreedom 600 and low flowmeter – this is a high capacity home oxygen therapy cylinder with a low-flow device suitable for young children

The duration of the Freedom 600 home oxygen therapy cylinder varies from 11 hours (at 0.9 litres per minute) to 4 days (at 0.1 litres per minute)


F600 WEBFreedom 600 without a flowmeter – without a flowmeter attached, the home oxygen therapy cylinder will last a shorter time, but will deliver a higher flow rate.

The duration of the Freedom 600 home oxygen therapy cylinder varies from 41 minutes (at 15 litres per minute) to 20 hours (at 0.5 litres per minute)

Cylinder trolley

We can supply a dedicated collapsible cylinder trolley for transporting our portable home oxygen therapy cylinders.

A lightweight trolley specifically manufactured for carrying home oxygen therapy cylinders. Ideal for use at home, whilst outside or in a hospital environment. The trolley folds away for ease of transport and storage.

How to remove the tamper tag

Cylinder ring pull L9 Cylinder ring pull L4 Cylinder ring pull L1

Pull the ring along the length of the oxygen outlet and the white cap will tear along its length and the cap will pull off the oxygen outlet. The tag can be discarded.

Re-Ordering Oxygen Cylinders, Liquid Oxygen or Consumables

To request replacement oxygen cylinders, cannula, mask or consumables, please complete the form below:


If you are requesting a cylinder delivery you can chose a day for your delivery.

We deliver seven days a week.


Please let us know your requirements:

B10 Large Static Cylinder

B10 large static cylinder

Standard Ambulatory Cylinder

Standard ambulatory cylinder

Smaller Ambulatory Cylinder

Smaller ambulatory cylinder
(only available after a professional medical assessment)

Adult Cannula (Curved)
Adult Cannula (Straight)
Adult Mask
Ear Protectors
Paediatric Cannula
Paediatric Mask
Filter for Oxygen concentrator machine
Tender Grips

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