PAH-M10+2 Hyperbaric Chamber System is a Class A multiplace
hyperbaric chamber designed to treat up to 10 patients
at up to a maximum operating pressure of 6 Atmospheres
Absolute (ATA) or 73.5 pounds per square inch gauge
(psig). The chamber uses compressed air as the pressurization
gas and 100% oxygen as the hyperbaric treatment gas.
PAH-M10+2 Hyperbaric Chamber System is designed and
fabricated in accordance with the requirements of the
ANSI/ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII,
Division 1, Pressure
Vessels; ANSI/ASME-PVHO-1 (American Society of Mechanical
Engineers-Pressure Vessels for Human Occupancy); and,
NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities, Chapter 19, Hyperbaric
overall external length of the chamber is 7025mm (approx.
23 ft). Its internal diameter is 2500mm (approx. 8.2
ft). There are two compartments: main compartment and
transfer compartment. Ten (10) seats and two (2) seats
are installed in main compartment and transfer compartment
respectively. Besides, there is one (1) additional seat
installed in the main compartment for attendant. Two
independent fire suppression systems, water deluge system
and handline system, are installed in accordance with
the requirement of NFPA 99, Chapter 19. Pressurization
is provided by compressed air with 100% oxygen administered
to the patient by using properly fitting oronasal masks
or head tents. A low-voltage patient intercommunication
system designed and installed in accordance with NFPA
99, Chapter 19 and provides communications between the
patients in the chamber and the outside chamber operator.
It also provides patients with audio program content
from external sources such as CD players, radios, etc.
A Teledyne TED-191 oxygen analyzer is installed to monitor
the concentration of oxygen inside the chamber continually.
The system consists of an operator control console that
contains all of the controls and connection points.
Single operator chamber pressure control is achieved
via a simple manual pneumatic control. A penetrator
plate is provided in the vessel wall to allow user supplied
medical monitoring leads, etc., to be used as required.
The rectangular door allows a normal size patient gurney
to be used to transport nonambulatory patients into
the chamber. This feature greatly improves patient handling