Master Alarms

Master alarm are required for all medical facilities with medical gas systems.  Master alarm monitor medical gas source equipment such as bulk oxygen systems, manifold systems, vacuum pumps, medical air compressors, and instrument/lab air compressors.  Medical gas system master alarms also monitor line pressure for high and low alarms.  System alarms that are required by NFPA will vary depending on type of source system.  Master alarms are often integrated into building automation systems via analog, bacnet, or ethernet connections.