The 1172AS100 oxygen test stand shown in figure 2-1 is the key to proper testing of oxygen regulators. A leaky test stand gives improper readings, uses excessive nitrogen, and can be a safety hazard. To ensure this equipment is in proper operating order is the responsibility of the senior parachute rigger. The senior parachute rigger can easily accomplish this by periodically testing the test stand for leaks and performing daily preventive maintenance.
Figure 2-1. - Controls and indicators for oxygen system components test stand model 1172AS100.Continue Reading