Texas A&M researchers enhance oxygen concentrator technologies


Researchers at Texas A&M University are working to design a new concentrator to filter ambient air and produce oxygen that can scale with patient demand.

The university on Monday (30th August) unveiled its efforts as the world continues to battle to coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and the oxygen shortages that surround the virus.

With the development of the new concentrator, it is hoped that some cases of hospitalisation can be avoided. Researchers also help the concentrator will help shortages.

Unlike with oxygen tanks, portable concentrators remove nitrogen from ambient air. Nitrogen is stripped away via adsorption.

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