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Oxygen cylinder carrier

  • Sophie Morrison
  • National
  • 643 2004
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Oxygen cylinder carrierAn elderly client needing a permanent oxygen supply, wished to continue country walking. A standard shopping trolley had been tried but it was difficult to carry the cylinders securely and gave insufficient ground clearance.

A frame of square section tube was fabricated to carry two cylinders on one side and a hinged aluminium box for shopping etc. on the other. The cylinders were held in place by Velcro straps and the required ground clearance achieved by welding a pair of outrigger stabilisers from a child’s bicycle to the bottom of the frame. The client now has the ability to spend a full day ‘in the field’.

(Bath)

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