Connection of CO
Check the gas type and ensure that it is fit for the purpose.
connected correctly and are not liable to become disconnected. Ensure that the gas pressure is
set at the specified value. Improper connection of the gas pipe or use of incorrect gas pressure
may result in leakage of CO
lead to asphyxiation and risk of death.
1. Use a liquefied CO
gas cylinder, not a siphon (dip tube) type. The CO
2. Install a gas pressure regulator (optional accessory MCO-100L) on the cylinder. Use a regulator
rated at 25 MPaG (250 kgf/cm
on the secondary side.
3. Using the gas supply pipe provided, connect the CO
gas pipe located at the rear left side of the CO
is supplied to multiple CO
gas pressure regulator. The gas pressure regulator safety valve will operate, and there may an explosive
When the MCO-21GC is not mounted
Using the gas supply pipe that is provided, connect the CO
cylinder to CO
gas pipe connection port A on the incubator. After connecting the pipe, check to make
sure that no gas is leaking.
When the MCO-21GC is mounted
Connect a pair of CO
gas cylinders with CO
will be switched automatically. Connect the main cylinder to port A and the reserve cylinder to port B. After
connecting the cylinders, check to make sure that no gas is leaking.
4. Set the CO
pressure on the secondary side to 0.03 MPaG (0.3 kgf/cm
Excessive pressure may cause disconnection of internal pipes inside the CO
in leakage of CO
gas into the atmosphere. Elevated level of CO
and may lead to asphyxiation and risk of death. The repair of the incubator will be necessary if the
internal pipe is disconnected.
4. Check that no gas is leaking at any point where the pipe connects with the CO
The incubator, including the gas supply pipes and services must be examined at frequent intervals to
ensure they are safe. Ensure that items such as pipes are replaced if there is any sign of deterioration.
gas. Elevated level of CO
G, 3600 psiG) on the primary side and 0.2 MPaG (2.0 kgf/cm
incubators from a single gas cylinder, a CO
gas pressure regulators independently. The gas supply line
Make sure that all pipes are
gas can be hazardous to health and may
gas should be 99.5% or more
gas pressure regulator to the connecting port for
solid will be formed in the
gas pressure regulator for the CO
G, 4.3 psiG) (at gas injection).
incubator which will result
gas can be hazardous to health
G, 30 psiG)
regulator or the CO