Oxygen Capacity


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Oxygen Capacity

 

the amount of oxygen that can be bound by the blood when completely saturated, expressed in volume percent.

The blood’s oxygen capacity depends on its hemoglobin concentration. A determination of oxygen capacity is important in characterizing the blood’s respiratory function. The oxygen capacity of human blood is about 18–20 volume percent.

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The agreement will see Linde-ZRCC acquire two existing air separation units (ASUs) from ZRCC and construct a third for a combined 150,000 m3/h of oxygen capacity.
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