Is it feasible and beneficial to run an HVO oxygen generating system with photovoltaic (PV) solar panels? That is the topic I’ll be exploring in this post. I consulted with professional solar installers on the technical questions regarding modern PV solar systems. The cost of PV solar power has come down 99% over the past […]
In this scenario, the system is a medium system meant for a studio with two large torches running or a few small torches and one bigger torch.
Have you ever thought that you’d like to set up an oxygen generation and compression system so you could make oxygen on site, but you’ve wondered how much you would end up paying in electricity? Many people are curious to know if their electrical bill will skyrocket after making the switch to High Volume Oxygen. […]
You just made an investment in an HVO system because you want to save money on oxygen, have a safe work environment, and you like the idea of flipping a switch to make all the oxygen you need. Now you can focus on your business rather than having to check your tank levels, place orders, […]
In part 1, we talked about the density of oxygen, gas measurement standards, and how to calculate gas volume for a container of a given size at a given pressure. In this post, we’re going to use that knowledge to configure an HVO system that is capable of producing the amount of oxygen that you […]
When you buy a container of ice cream, you may think that a quart is a quart until you learn that one brand contains a lot more air than another. You can weigh the two containers and you’ll know that the heavier one contains more product. The same is true for gases: two tanks may […]
This simple question has a not-so-simple answer, as there are many factors that influence the cost of oxygen. Gas company prices vary significantly depending on where you’re located, whether you’re getting scheduled deliveries, and whether you have an annual contract. The amount of oxygen you use will impact the cost of compressed, liquid, and generated […]
HVO gives you a choice between a basic, reliable product, dubbed the Classic™️, and one that is “cloud-connected”, with sophisticated data tracking, monitoring, and configuration options, which we call the Pro Series™️. In this post, you’ll learn the differences between them, and how to decide which is best for your application. Classic™️ A no-frills oxygen-generating […]
The HVO oxygen-generating system turns itself on and off automatically based on the pressure in the oxygen storage tank. It is programmed to keep the tank pressure within a range of “setpoints”. Here’s how it works: When the system turns on for the first time, the tank pressure is at zero PSI. This triggers the […]
If you find that your oxygen requirements have grown since your original purchase or you’re thinking about buying a large HVO system, this post will be helpful. Did you know that HVO has the only expandable oxygen-generating system on the market? This means that you can start with a system that has one oxygen concentrator generating […]
This post pertains to systems that use the Seeing Eye Cloud Service. Most of our customers use a WiFi connection to get IoT data up to the cloud, but you can use an Ethernet cable. This is a great option when it’s easy to run a cable to the HVO system. A hard-wired connection will […]
In our literature, you’ll often see the abbreviation “PSI”, which stands for “Pounds per Square Inch” or, more precisely, “Pound force per Square Inch”. What it expresses is the number of pounds of force applied to an area of one square inch. We use “PSI” in reference to tank pressure, i.e. the reading on a […]
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