Nitrogen for brake charging, up to date costs, suppliers and useful tips
I bought these items in November 2006. Here are details of cost and the suppliers I used. All prices include VAT.
Gas and Regulator
BOC Tradequip outlets will be able to supply these items form stock.
Cylinder Rental (1 year) £51.76
Nitrogen(Oxygen Free) Size X £27.50
Regulator HP X/S Nitrogen Reg(42 bar 7/16 JIC) £185.05
Schrader valve connecting device
Economatics Ive heard they are no longer trading and Schrader dont like to sell direct to end users
Product code 556 556 / 32284-67 £40.89
I got mine from Designation,
They used the following components
Ό Kompact Hydraulic Hose (4 metres)
Swage Ferrule Ό SAE R1T (2)
7/16 JIC Female Straight
1/8 BSP Female Insert Ό hose
Adaptor 1/8 BSP X 1/8 BSP M/F £43.94
So the total cost was £349.14
High pressure Schrader valves for the accumulators are difficult to get hold of recently as Schrader will not deal with individuals. Here is their product code if you can find a supplier.
Product code 604-1UK1
What tools will I need to charge the accumulators?
Before you clamber under the bus make sure you take a lamp and a 115/16 spanner for the dust caps and an 11/16 spanner to tighten the Schrader connecting device to the valve.
Offer of help to RM owners near Peterborough
Now I have the equipment I am happy to charge accumulators within the
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