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    Default Everflo Q Oxycon, pressure increase

    Hey guys,

    Just wondering if I can upgrade my oxycons pressure output, currently 5.5psi looking to get 10psi.

    Thanks!

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    Default Re: Everflo Q Oxycon, pressure increase

    Short answer: not without sacrificing purity and shortening the lifespan of your machine.
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    Default Re: Everflo Q Oxycon, pressure increase

    is sacrificing at that level possible or will the whole system go to crap? I am fine with lifespan reduction need to upgrade anyway as you can tell. Is like 10% or 50%?

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    Default Re: Everflo Q Oxycon, pressure increase

    What can happen, and how soon it happens will also depend on the flow you allow through the machine, is the feed air is rushed through the zeolite in the sieve beds and it doesn't have time to grab all the nitrogen before purging, resulting in lowered purity (how low depends on how fast you're running the air through). The other issue that can occur is that the zeolite rubs against itself and "dusts." This dust can travel through the machine and clog up any internal filter on the machine, or if there is no internal filter, can get into your torch valves. As the zeolite is destroyed, the purity continues to decrease.
    ~Kimberly
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    Check out my YouTube Channel for videos of torches running on concentrators. I'm working on more, so stay tuned and keep checking.

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