ULBA METALLURGICAL PLANT JSCOne of the worldwide recognized producers of Uranium, Beryllium, Tantalum and Niobium products. The company is incorporated into the National Atomic Company “Kazatomprom”
Few people know, but one of the divisions of the Ulba Metallurgical Plant makes products that help save lives!
These products are cooled medical liquid Oxygen. It is produced by the Nitrogen-Hydrogen-Oxygen station (AVKS). One of the main consumers of the station is Ust-Kamenogorsk is city hospital No. 1.
Cooperation between the factory division and the medical facility began in the summer of 2018. Now supplies have doubled, which is about 40 tons per year or three to four tons per month, depending on the needs of the hospital.
Oxygen from the factory is sent directly to the hospital's oxygen station. From there, it comes to the intensive care unit and stroke center using a special system. This is a vital resource for patients who need surgery and those who suffer from cardiovascular diseases.
It is worth noting that UMP JSC is the only enterprise in Ust-Kamenogorsk that sells cooled liquid oxygen. The plant also supplies oxygen in other aggregate states. Along with nitrogen and hydrogen it is purchased by such large enterprises as «Gidrostal» LLP, «Mashzavod» LLP, «PTK IZOTERM», LLP «Ust-Kamenogorsk CHP», Best LLP, «UK-STALCON» LLP, «Kamkor Wagon» LLP and Kazakhstan Mint of the National Bank of Kazakhstan!
• gas mixture saturation;
• oxygen bags fill;
• of oxygen cocktails, etc.
Oxygen is used in medicine when it is necessary to provide anesthesia or perform resuscitation actions. In these cases, artificial ventilation is performed. In addition, gas is needed in the treatment of chronic respiratory failure. Oxygen is also required for hyperbaric oxygen therapy for people with acute ischemic stroke and after a heart attack.
By Natalia APANASENKO