Oxygen Supply Plants

Why buy oxygen when you can make your own?

MQ Vet is part of Mediquip who are innovators in O2 plants, with engineering knowledge built over decades so you get the right oxygen supply solution, backed by technical and product expertise. We introduced PSA oxygen supply systems to the Australian veterinary market in 2005. Since then, we’ve provided both small oxygen concentrators and large oxygen supply plants to over 1000 vet clinics and vet hospitals. We offer a reliable and proven portfolio of oxygen concentrators and air compressors.

You get the benefit of our very close relationship as Australian sales and service agent for Airsep, which sells to more than 115 countries and has oxygen concentrators and plants in more than 5000 veterinary clinics in the United States alone. From self-contained oxygen supply plants to compressor-driven oxygen supply plants, MQ Vet has your clinic’s oxygen needs covered, offering many benefits:

Economical: Cheaper than renting cylinders, buying refills and paying for deliveries.

Peace of mind: No more running out of oxygen during a procedure or out of hours.

Safe: Reduce potential OHS / workplace injuries from handling cylinders.

Total solution: Can be utilised to supply air tools, venturi suction, scavenge and medical air from the compressors.

    In most cases, creating your own oxygen supply requires only a little more space than your cylinder storage. And we have 24/7 technical support available.

    We’re with you every step of the way, starting with analysis of your oxygen requirements and costs, to assessment of your site location, power and ventilation needs. MQ Vet can advise you on oxygen plant selection and deliver a full service: pipeline system design, consultation and set-up, installation and commissioning, education and training and maintenance and service.

    Oxygen Supply Plants FAQs

    How quickly will I recoup my O2 plant cost outlay versus what I spend on gas cylinders?

    This depends on your clinic’s current and future oxygen usage. There are other factors to consider such as how many cylinders you hold onsite as every cylinder will have a monthly rental fee. Also delivery can be expensive, especially if required urgently over the weekend.

    When it comes to installing an oxygen plant and starting to generate your own oxygen, the benefits extend beyond obvious dollar costs. For example, not running out of cylinder oxygen at the most inconvenient time, and not having to ask your staff to change heavy and awkward oxygen cylinders that may raise workplace health and safety concerns.

    MQ Vet oxygen supply solutions create a feeling of ‘set and forget’ as you don’t even know they are there working for you day after day generating oxygen for you. Contact your local MQ Vet specialist for estimated return-on-investment calculations for your practice.

    Will I lose oxygen supply if there’s a power outage?

    Like any machine that runs on electricity, oxygen supply plants will fail in the event of a power outage. That’s why fail-safes are built in and/or recommended: like having an oxygen reservoir tank or a spare oxygen cylinder. There are also options such as oxygen monitoring with automatic back-up supply changeover and / or a failure alarm.

    How can our clinic ‘make’ oxygen?

    The process used to separate oxygen from air is called Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA). Outside air is forced under pressure by a compressor into cylinders containing a material called ‘molecular sieve’, designed to absorb nitrogen under pressure to produce (93 percent) oxygen.

    How can I be confident this PSA (Pressure Swing Adsorption) technology will work?

    Airsep oxygen PSA plants have been in production for more than three decades and are ideally suited to Australia’s conditions. They are industrial quality, designed to run non-stop, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with an expected operational life in excess of 20 years.

    What sort of air compressor will be used?

    MQ Vet uses different technology depending on individual clinic oxygen supply needs. German-made Kaeser offers a selection of air compressors to fit the requirements of oxygen supply plants and also run air tools if required. These compressors have integrated dryers and air receivers.

    We also utilise technology from Broadbent, an Australian subsidiary of the highly-regarded Anest Iwata Group, manufacturers of a comprehensive range of rotary-screw compressors.