Bronkhorst
Application note A064-ME09-0916A

Medical Gas Consumption and Counting

Our MASS-STREAM mass flow meters and controllers are available for flow ranges from 10 ... 200 mln/min up to 500 ... 5000 ln/min Air equivalent. The majority of instruments for gas consumption measurement are sold with our optional multi-functional display​.

This application notes features improved management of medical gas consumption.

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Medical applications

On primary networks

  • Separated invoicing for hospital/clinics/laboratories departments sharing the same source of medical gas
  • Monitoring and consumption data acquisition
  • Leaks detection on gas line, on safety vent and on medical gas source
On secondary networks
  • Independent gas consumption invoicing between the health institution departments
  • Overconsumption and leak detection

Fields of application

  • Hospital institutions and clinical installations
  • Gas consumption and distribution
  • Research laboratory
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Leakage detection in gas lines


Process solution

Material features

  • Wetted part: stainless steel 316 and EPDM
  • Standard degreased instrument (for all gases)
  • Electromagnetic compatibility (CE labelling)
  • Thru-flow measurement (no by-pass)
  • No moving parts inside
  • Optional fittings in stainless steel
  • Optional display
Available gases
  • Medical air
  • Nitrogen N2
  • Oxygen O2
  • Nitrous Oxide N2O
  • Carbon Dioxide CO2
  • ...

Schematical drawing
Schematical drawing