Hypoxia Training and Research Device

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FEATURES OF THE ROBD2

  • 0-40,000 feet elevation
  • 21% oxygen to 4.4% oxygen
  • Integrated pulse oximeter
  • Integrated oxygen analyzer
  • Emergency Oxygen dump switch for delivery of 100% oxygen

 

Hypoxia Training and Research Device - ROBD2
The Environics® Series 6202 Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device 2 is the next generation system that simulates altitude exposure and can be utilized for both research and hypoxia training.

Download Full Datasheet for Series 6202 (pdf)

Click here to order the ROBD2 through the GSA Schedule, Contract Number GS-07F-0755X.

The U. S. Military currently uses the ROBD 2 to train aircrew to recognize the signs and symptoms of hypoxia and to perform the appropriate emergency procedures and additionally, conducts hypoxia research.

As of 2017, the Navy will no longer use low-pressure chambers, instead using only the ROBD for hypoxia training.The Army also relies heavily on the ROBD for their re-training of crews

New Features of the 6202

  • A new pulse oximeter with touch screen interface
  • Enter one flow rate for all altitudes between 40 and 80 LPM
  • Breathing bag is replaced with an internal reservoir, generating a faster refresh rate to the mask.
  • Addition of an inline Oxygen filter.
  • Pulse ox probe connection moved to the rear of the chassis
  • HRT is the only program type.

The 6202 uses Thermal Mass Flow Controllers (MFC) to mix breathing air and nitrogen to produce the sea level equivalent atmospheric oxygen contents for altitudes up to 40,000 feet. The MFC's are calibrated on a primary flow standard traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The system introduces pressure changes and gas expansion as a function of altitude. Several safety features are built into the device: prevention of over pressurization of the subject's mask, prevention of reduced oxygen contents below those being requested for a particular altitude and an emergency dump switch that will supply 100% O2 to subjects. The software is menu driven.  Built-in self-tests verify all system component functionality before the operation of the system can begin. If any self-test fails the system will not operate. The system is designed to work with both bottled gases and gases produced by a Nitrogen/Air Generator (available separately).

Environics offers an optional ROBD2 Simulator Accessory Package to simplify setup of a fully integrated system.

About Environics - World Leader in Gas Mixers, Gas Dilution and Calibration Systems
Environics is a world leader in computerized gas flow instrumentation. Our headquarters for design, manufacturing, sales and service is located in a modern 11,000 square foot facility in Tolland, Connecticut. We are ISO 9001 certified, having received ISO 9001 Quality Systems Certification in April, 1997.

We are a profitable, privately held company, founded in 1986 and incorporated in the State of Delaware.  As of April 2011, we are a Women Owned business, certified through the Woman Owned Small Business Program run by the United States SBA.  Our five-year projections show continued growth through the introduction of new products and product innovations. All service is handled factory direct. Sales are handled direct and by selected manufacturers representatives and distributors worldwide

Environics Technology
Our gas mixing technology is based on very precise control of thermal mass flow controllers (MFCs). Normally, thermal MFCs offer an accuracy +/- 1% of full-scale flow. However, when combined with Environics computerization and calibration, this accuracy specification is improved to +/- 1% of setpoint. The Full-scale error vs. Setpoint error document shows the 10x improvement in accuracy of a thermal MFC when using Environics controlling technology. Our calibrators and dilution systems exceed the accuracy required by the EPA for Ambient Calibrators (ref: Method 205, 40CFR51, 40CFR60, 40CFR75). For more technical information, see our Technical Documents section, which contains current articles and CFR's pertinent to our technologies.

We encourage you to challenge us with your most difficult requirements. We specialize in custom systems. We have thousands of systems in the field and have developed an extensive library of applications and solutions to meet our customers' needs. The application of our technology has enabled us to become the world leader in user-friendly computerized gas flow instrumentation.

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