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    Oxygen suppliers?

    Other than BOC what Oxygen suppliers do you use and do they need a blenders certificate before they supply?

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    I have a few trees planted around the place. Provide more than enough oxygen for me and a few others
    Rememeber anything you read on the internet was probably written by some guy sitting at home in his underpants! Including this !!

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    BOC need a blending ticket and can be a total pain in the hole.

    Air products sell oxygen and it's reasonably priced, don't know if they do dive grade. Same with the helium but it's 99.999 or something ridiculous so it's fine. The O2 is about 10 + 10/month for the bottle

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    Quote Originally Posted by WFO View Post
    BOC need a blending ticket and can be a total pain in the hole.

    Air products sell oxygen and it's reasonably priced, don't know if they do dive grade. Same with the helium but it's 99.999 or something ridiculous so it's fine. The O2 is about 10 + 10/month for the bottle
    only if you are buying it for diving.

    buy it for welding and they will sell it to anybody. all you need are the right connectors to make a decanting whip and Robert is your dads brother.

    after the 370 quid bill for O2 clean , hydro testing and "valve services" for 5 cylinders including fills of 32% in 4 and fiddy in the stage a compressor , a booster and a oxygen bottle are looking more affirdable with annual visuals looming.
    Those who think they got away with things had better watch their backs.

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    I only needed a nitrox cert for BOC. I had a blending cert but they werent concerned once they got 1 or the other
    Rememeber anything you read on the internet was probably written by some guy sitting at home in his underpants! Including this !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paulo View Post
    I only needed a nitrox cert for BOC. I had a blending cert but they werent concerned once they got 1 or the other
    But I thought you used your own tree

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    Quote Originally Posted by Capt Morgan View Post
    But I thought you used your own tree
    Big plastic bag and a couple of days should give you enough to mix with n2 to give you air, trick will be squashing that into a cylinder

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    Quote Originally Posted by Capt Morgan View Post
    But I thought you used your own tree
    It needed a year or 2 before it was providing enough for my needs
    Rememeber anything you read on the internet was probably written by some guy sitting at home in his underpants! Including this !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by drysuitdiver View Post
    only if you are buying it for diving.

    buy it for welding and they will sell it to anybody. all you need are the right connectors to make a decanting whip and Robert is your dads brother.

    after the 370 quid bill for O2 clean , hydro testing and "valve services" for 5 cylinders including fills of 32% in 4 and fiddy in the stage a compressor , a booster and a oxygen bottle are looking more affirdable with annual visuals looming.
    Aye for sure, I only bother with welding grade too.

    Sub aqua products do all the adaptors etc

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    Our club gets oxygen and helium from Air Liquide. I don't know if they needed any certification from us. I think we had one problem that a supplier would only deliver to a commercial address.
    The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair.


 

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