Piping Systems of Anaesthesia Machines

  • Peter Schreiber
Part of the Anaesthesiology and Resuscitation / Anaesthesiologie und Wiederbelebung / Anaesthésiologie et Réanimation book series (A+I, volume 59)


Gases used with anaesthesia machines may be supplied from large service cylinders, small service cylinders, small reserve cylinders, or low pressure gas lines. Normally, anaesthesia machines combine two or more of these alternatives. Gases supplied from cylinders, with the exception of cyclopropane, require pressure regulators in the system. Cyclopropane is used with and without pressure regulators. Gases supplied from low pressure gas lines normally do not require the use of regulators.


Piping System Check Valve Pressure Line Flow Control Valve Alarm Device 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Schreiber
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  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity of AlabamaBirminghamUSA

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