Reference Material
Cylinder Usage Time Table
Usage Time (Hours:Minutes) at Prescribed Continuous Flow Rate (LPM):
Cylinder
Capacity in
Liters
.5
LPM
1
LPM
1.5
LPM
2
LPM
2.5
LPM
3
LPM
4
LPM
5
LPM
6
LPM
7
LPM
8
LPM
10
LPM
15
LPM
M2
40
1:20
0:40
0:27
0:20
0:16
0:13
0:10
0:08
0:07
0:06
0:05
0:04
0:03
M4
113
3:46
1:53
1:15
0:57
0:45
0:38
0:28
0:22
0:19
0:16
0:14
0:11
0:08
M6
170
5:40
2:50
1:53
1:25
1:08
0:57
0:43
0:34
0:28
0:24
0:21
0:17
0:11
ML6
170
5:40
2:50
1:53
1:25
1:08
0:57
0:43
0:34
0:28
0:24
0:21
0:17
0:11
M7
198
6:36
3:18
2:12
1:39
1:19
1:06
0:50
0:40
0:33
0:28
0:25
0:20
0:13
M9
255
8:30
4:15
2:50
2:08
1:42
1:25
1:04
0:51
0:43
0:36
0:32
0:26
0:17
D
425
14:10
7:05
4:43
3:33
2:50
2:22
1:46
1:25
1:11
1:01
0:53
0:43
0:28
Jumbo D
648
21:36
10:48
7:12
5:24
4:19
3:36
2:42
2:10
1:48
1:33
1:21
1:05
0:43
E
680
22:40
11:20
7:33
5:40
4:32
3:47
2:50
2:16
1:53
1:37
1:25
1:08
0:45
M60
1738
57:56
28:58
19:19
14:29
11:35
9:39
7:14
5:48
4:50
4:08
3:37
2:54
1:56
MM
3455
1:55:10
57:35
38:23
28:48
23:02
19:12
14:24
11:31
9:36
8:14
7:12
5:46
3:50
Oxygen Conservation Device/ Cylinder System Specifications
System Part #
PSC101
PSC201
PSC202
PSC301
Cylinder Type
M2 w/Low Profile
CGA 540 Valve
M6 w/Post Valve
& Toggle
M6 w/Post Valve
& Toggle
M9 w/Post Valve
& Toggle
Regulator Type
Mini CGA
540/Threaded Style
Yoke Style
Yoke Style
Yoke Style
Bag Style
Horizontal/ Camera
Standard Vertical
Horizontal/
Camera Style
Standard Vertical
Oxygen Capacity
40 Liters
170 Liters
170 Liters
240 Liters
Weight
3.5 lbs.
5.0 lbs.
5.8 lbs.
6.5 lbs.
Dimensions
10.5"L x 4.5"W x
8"H
8.5"L x 5"W x
16"H
16"L x 4.5"W x
8"H
8.5"L x 5.5"W x
16"H
Duration @ 1
LPM
4.6 hrs
21.0 hrs
21.0 hrs
28.9 hrs
Duration @ 2
LPM
2.3 hrs
10.5 hrs
10.5 hrs
14.0 hrs
Duration @ 3
LPM
1.5 hrs
7.0 hrs
7.0 hrs
9.3 hrs
Duration @ 4
LPM
1.2 hrs
5.25 hrs
5.25 hrs
7.0 hrs
Aluminum Duration Table with Conservation Device
Cylinder Type
(Liters)
OCD101 Setting
1
2
3
4
Continuous Flow
Equivalent
1
2
3
4
M2 (40)
6200 / 6203
4.6 hrs
2.3 hrs
1.5 hrs
1.2 hrs
Continuous Flow
.66 hrs
.33 hrs
.22 hrs
.16 hrs
M6 (170)
200 / 6203
21.0 hrs
10.5 hrs
7.0 hrs
5.25 hrs
Continuous Flow
3.0 hrs
1.5 hrs
1.0 hrs
.75 hrs
M9 (290)
6200 / 6203
28.0 hrs
14.0 hrs
9.3 hrs
7.0 hrs
Continuous Flow
4.0 hrs
2.0 hrs
1.3 hrs
1.0 hrs
D (480)
6200 / 6203
48.4 hrs
24.2 hrs
16.1 hrs
12.1 hrs
Continuous Flow
7.0 hrs
3.5 hrs
2.3 hrs
1.73 hrs
E (680)
6200 / 6203
79.1 hrs
40.0 hrs
26.5 hrs
19.8 hrs
Continuous Flow
11.3 hrs
5.7 hrs
3.8 hrs
2.8 hrs
Cylinder durations
are approximate and
based on average
reported clinical
experiences. Overall
oxygen conservation
ratios may vary from
4:1 to 11:1
depending on rate of
inspiration.
Aluminum Cylinders
Cylinder
Service
Pressure
Oxygen
Capacity
Cylinder Length
Cylinder OD
Cylinder
Weight
PSI
BAR
CU FT
LITER
IN
MM
IN
MM
LBS
KG
M2
2216
153
1.4
40
5.37
136
2.5
63.5
.74
.34
M4
2216
153
4
113
8.4
213
3.2
81
1.6
.74
M6
2216
153
6
165
11.59
294
3.2
81
2.2
1
ML6
2015
139
6
165
7.68
195
4.38
111
2.9
1.29
M7
2015
139
7
198
9.18
233
4.38
111
3.3
1.48
M9
2015
139
9
255
10.88
276
4.38
111
3.7
1.69
D
2015
139
15
425
16.51
419
4.38
111
5.3
2.41
JUMBO D
2216
153
22.6
640
16.3
414
5.25
133
8.1
3.68
E
2015
139
24
680
25.63
651
4.38
111
7.9
3.58
M60
2216
153
61.4
1738
23
584
7.25
184
21.7
9.86
MM
2216
153
122
3455
35.75
908
8
203
38.6
17.55
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