Oxygen Aviation Bottle Testing & Overhauls

What Do We Do?

As accredited service providers, the technicians at Fire System Services, aka National Hydro Cylinder Testing Services, are here to perform your Aviation Oxygen Bottles Hydrostatic Testing and Overhaul in Australia.

We operate and manage an approved gas cylinder test station, number 720.
We are focusing and specialising in all aspects of Aviation Gas Cylinder Tests and refills.

With more than 35 years of experience, we can help you with your needs for your Aviation Oxygen Bottle and Overhaul Services.

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 Aviation Oxygen Bottle Hydrostatic Testing Services Requirements in Australia.

Aviation Oxygen gas cylinder testing in Adelaide Australia
CASA Car30 Certified
Aircraft Compliant

About Us

Fire System Services is a leading provider of specialised services catering to the Australian aviation charter & offshore helicopter industry.

Focused on ensuring safety, compliance, and service excellence, we specialise in testing and servicing aviation fire extinguishers and oxygen bottles.

One of the key distinguishing features of Fire System Services is its emphasis on a fast turnaround for all servicing activities. The company understands the critical importance of minimising downtime for helicopters, and therefore, strives to efficiently complete inspections, testing, and certification processes. This commitment to swift turnarounds is crucial in ensuring that helicopters can resume operations promptly, adhering to tight schedules and minimising disruptions.

Moreover, Fire System Services holds approval from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) under CAR-30, demonstrating compliance with stringent regulatory standards. This certification ensures that the company’s services adhere to the highest safety and quality benchmarks, providing confidence to clients in the offshore helicopter industry.

Hydrostatic Pressure Testing

The test station can perform DOT Hydrostatic testing of your portable aviation Oxygen, Fire and Inflation cylinders.

We test all brands’ portable Aviation Gas Cylinders. We offer Hydrostatic testing of onboard aircraft O2 cylinders. Have your mechanic remove and ship us your bottle.

Our hydrostatic test station with precision “Crystal Engineering” Pressure test gauges can apply pressure over 10,000 psi.

We know aluminium, steel, and composite aviation cylinders. We have the proper equipment to inspect, test, and clean oxygen cylinders.

Our test station labels apply to the cylinders and will not damage the composite lining.

We can also perform all basic repairs to damage such as dents, scratches, cuts, rust, corrosion, and re-painting when required.

DOT Class Cylinders

Department of Transportation (DOT) requires that all aircraft oxygen cylinders be hydrostatically tested regularly to verify that they can operate under high-pressure circumstances and are free of stress fractures and rust.

Different types of oxygen cylinders require varying testing durations and service life criteria:

  • 3AA oxygen cylinders: Test once every five years with indefinite service life.
  • 3HT oxygen cylinders: Must test every three years with a 24-year service life.
  • Composite oxygen cylinders: Implement testing every five years with a 15-year service life.

To verify that your cylinders are not out of their scheduled hydrostatic due dates, look for the test dates stamped or labeled on the cylinders.

Imported New Aviation Cylinders

It should be noted that by the Gas Cylinder Test Scheme and AS2337 & AS2030.

A new cylinder must be tested, and bear a current Australian Gas Cylinder Test Stamp before the first fill.

Before getting re-gassed, any older cylinders must be checked to see if the Gas Cylinder Test Stamp is current.

Example of an Australian Gas Cylinder Test Stamp Test Station mark for gas cylinder testing.

Failing to do so leaves the operator and the re-filler at risk of injury and prosecution if someone is injured.

Feel free to call us today if you have any questions.

Aviation Pressure Gauge

For all your Aviation Gas Bottle Testing & Refills.
Call us today on 1300 883 473 or
email us info@firesys.com.au

High-Pressure Gas Cylinders

High-pressure Aviation Gas Cylinders Testing includes the following:

  • Aircraft and ground transportation fire suppression systems
  • Aircraft emergency power assist systems (EPAS) – Doors
  • Aircraft emergency power reservoirs – Brakes
  • Aircraft emergency gear blow down bottles
  • Missile launch system pressure accumulators
  • Missile cooling systems
  • Oxygen systems

Book A Test

Please fill in the work order if you want to schedule a test for your aviation bottles.

fire extinguisher testing Aviation Extinguisher and 02 Cylinder Service Work Order Form

Aviation Gas Cylinders Out Of Date & Need A Test?