On Thursday, the government of UP announced that as many as 342 oxygen plants have already been set up in the state, and that work to get the others functional is underway on a war-footing. The government called this a step toward becoming self-reliant in oxygen generation and ensuring adequate availability of medical oxygen.
What is the capacity of up’s liquid oxygen plant?
The new facility will increase UP’s ability to manufacture liquid oxygen from 115 metric tonnes per day to 265 MT per day, with the plant having the potential to generate 150 metric tonnes of liquid oxygen per day.In addition to providing oxygen to more than 200 hospitals and medical institutes around the state, it would also meet the need for gases from a variety of other types of businesses.
How much oxygen does an oxygen plant produce?
The adsorption oxygen plants generate between five thousand and five thousand standard cubic meters per hour of oxygen that has a purity level of between ninety-three and ninety-five percent. These systems are designed for use inside and are capable of producing gaseous oxygen from ambient air. Their operation is limited to the interior environment.
How much oxygen does New York produce per day?
This facility was commissioned by the same business, INOX Air Products, that also operates another plant in the state, which was established around the year 1990 and is currently generating 265 tons per day of oxygen, which is more than the current need of around 150 tons per day in the state.
How to choose the right oxygen plant for your application?
Adsorption oxygen plants are the best option to go with if the purity of the gaseous oxygen that is produced has to be between 90 and 95 percent, and the capacity needs to be up to 5,000 Nm3 per hour.