As accredited service providers, National Hydro Cylinder Testing Services technicians are here to perform your Breathing Apparatus Cylinder Testing and Refills in Adelaide.
We operate and manage an approved gas cylinder test station, number 720.
We are focusing and specialising in all aspects of BA Cylinder Tests and Refills.
With more than 35 years of experience, we can help you with your Breathing Apparatus cylinders.
When you work with us, you can be assured you will receive high-quality service and care from our friendly technicians, who assist you with all your needs to help you with your BA Cylinder Requirements in Adelaide.
Our licensed gas cylinder test station and capabilities allow us to test and refill high-pressure breathable air gas cylinders ranging from air bank cylinders and composite BA cylinders to 15-minute escape set cylinders.
Why Is It So Important to Service a Breathing Apparatus?
Self-contained breathing Apparatus devices “BA” are lifesaving pieces of equipment that provide clean, breathable air to workers.
This includes firefighters, emergency workers, confined space workers, and miners working in an atmosphere that poses an immediate danger to life or health.
Without regular servicing, there is no certainty that the device will function correctly when required.
If a breathing apparatus device is faulty, inconsistent, or damaged, the equipment could fail in an emergency, leaving a user unable to breathe clean air.
How Often Do I Need to Service SCBA?
Most significant manufacturers of breathing apparatus mandate that equipment be inspected and undergo breathing apparatus servicing every 12 months.
Composite Breathable Air Cylinders require a Hydrostatic Pressure Test every five years.
These devices are created for Emergency Escape Situations, giving users 15 minutes of air supply.
They are not designed or intended for firefighting applications.
Emergency Escape Breathing Apparatus (EEBA) are units intended to be used in the case of a sudden change from breathable air to an Immediately Dangerous to Life and health (IDLH) atmosphere, such as in the case of a ruptured pipe containing toxic gas.
Emergency Escape Breathing Device (EEBD) is a type of self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) used for emergency escape in immediately dangerous to life or health (IDLH) situations.
Emergency Life Support Apparatus (ELSA) is an escape breathing apparatus that provides a constant air supply for rapid escape from hazardous industrial and marine environments.
ELSA Escape Respirator. Scott Safety’s ELSA emergency escape-breathing device. Providing 5, 10, or 15 minutes of escape from toxic environments, even in atmospheres Immediate Dangerous to Life or Health (IDLH).
Most major manufacturers of Emergency Escape Sets mandate that equipment be inspected and undergo servicing every 12 months.
The Steel Breathing Apparatus Cylinders found within the Escape Sets require a Hydrostatic Pressure Test every five years.
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Brands we currently support: Drager, MSA, Sabre, Scotts