Adapters allow the transfer of oxygen between two oxygen tanks with
CGA540 industrial standard oxygen fittings. The user of Oxygen Transfer
Adapter (OTA) should exercise maximum caution when proceeding with
the transfer of oxygen gas from one pressurized oxygen tank to an other
oxygen tank with lower or no oxygen pressure (empty tank).
- Make sure
that main valves located at the top of Tank #1 & #2 are properly
- Never transfer
oxygen to a tank which was not used for oxygen, has compromised structural
integrity, leaky or otherwise damaged main valve or shows any other
signs of damage or possible abuse.
all CGA540 oxygen tank valve and OTA fittings for damage.
- Clean carefully
all oxygen tank valve and OTA fittings with dry & clean cloth.
- Never lubricate
with oil any parts of oxygen valves or oxygen transfer adapter
- Lay both
oxygen tanks on the floor to prevent tipping of tanks
the INLET side of Oxygen Transfer Adapter with filtration inlay.
Attach the side of OTA with filtration inlay to the Tank #1 - the
source of oxygen. Secure fitting firmly.
firmly OUTLET side of OTA (without filtration inlay) to Tank #2.
- Open main
valve at the top of Tank #2 (tank which will "receive" oxygen)
- GRADUALLY & VERY
SLOWLY open main valve at the top of Tank #1
- Sound of
rushing oxygen through OTA will clearly indicate the transfer of
oxygen from one tank to an other. This process usually takes 10-15
- Close both
main valves at the top of oxygen tanks #1 & #2. Disconnect Transfer
||L = 5.5"