Scales Medical specializes in designing medical gas systems and providing specifications for properly sized systems. When designing a medical gas system, properly sized piping and source equipment is a crucial step to ensuring a code compliant, and efficiently functioning system. Continue reading
Scales Medical provides medical gas pipeline and source equipment throughout New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Connecticut for new construction, renovations, and replacement of existing systems.
If you are a plumbing contractor bidding on a project and need medical gas equipment that meets or exceeds specifications, while staying within budget, we can help! Continue reading
Annual Medical Gas Testing is a very critical process that involves more than what meets the eye. Most evidently, all outlets in critical care areas – including but not limited to ICU’s, CCU’s, NICU’s, Surgery, Recovery and ER’s – are audited for their flow, pressure and vacuum, and any damage and wear. They are also checked for proper labeling, in accordance with NFPA 99 guidelines. Continue reading
Scales has the Lokring tool that puts fittings on medical gas piping without using a torch. This means healthcare facilities do not need a hot work permit! Call Scales Medical for all your medical gas needs. 1.844.768.4878.
The term “Wet Air Receiver” refers to the storage vessel or tank placed immediately after the air compressor. It provides additional storage capacity and reduces moisture by allowing bulk liquids to drop to the bottom of the receiver. Due to the moisture being reduced at this point in the system, the load on filters and dryers will be reduced.
Did you know that Scales has the ability to custom modify your air compressor? One of our customers had poor quality cooling water which caused unscheduled shutdowns and loss of production. Scales custom modified the air compressor and the customer’s problems were solved. Continue reading
Frequent breakdowns of old, inefficient medical air systems can be costly. Not only is there a potential to contaminate medical air lines, but it can contaminate patients and equipment as well! Scales Medical recently performed a medical air system evaluation and determined that a new system was necessary to meet current code requirements. Call Scales today for all your medical gas needs. 1.844.768.4878
Dirty coolers will cause elevated oil and air temperatures. This will result in premature breakdown of the lube oil and lead to costly compressor shutdown. Don’t let this happen to you. Contact Scales for all your maintenance needs. Continue reading
Did you know that properly performed annual medical gas testing can identify deficiencies that are costing your facility money? Below are two examples of how you may be loosing money.
- One small oxygen outlet leak over a one year period uses the equivalent of 32 H cylinders!
- Medical air outlet leaks and medical vacuum inlet leaks cause your system to cycle unnecessarily which wind up costing your facility more for electricity and system maintenance!