Indian Navy Develops 'Oxygen Plant On Wheels' To Help Remote HospitalsMobile oxygen plant developed by Indian Navy (Defence PRO Visakhapatnam)

Mobile Oxygen Generation Plants, termed 'Oxygen on Wheels' designed and developed by Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam under the Eastern Naval Command (ENC) were inaugurated on Thursday (20 May).

The naval dockyard technical team conceived and developed two oxygen generation plants each with 100 litres per minute capacity, designed to provide a direct feed to any hospital's pipeline system.

The oxygen plants, mounted on trailers, can easily be transported to remote hospitals and connected to the hospital's fixed Oxygen piping system - to serve as the main feed for up to 16 beds.

“The oxygen system can also serve as a backup to prevent incidents of low oxygen pressure in the hospitals. Such a system has been conceived and implemented to support the Government efforts during the on-going oxygen crises, especially in smaller hospitals and rural areas that may not have the requisite infrastructure,” the Ministry of Defence said in a statement.

Also the diving school of the southern naval command of the Indian Navy has conceptualized and designed an 'Oxygen Recycling System' (ORS) to alleviate the existing Oxygen (O2) shortages.

The ORS is designed to extend the life of the existing medical O2 cylinders two to four times.

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