Rubber O-Ring/ Washer for the CO2 Regulator

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Rubber O-Ring/ Washer for the CO2 Regulator

Unread postby vasishta.sushant » Sun Feb 07, 2016 6:53 pm

I have this ISTA AcuDose CO2 controller/regulator. It was working fine since I bought it, almost 2 yrs ago but this time around when I removed it for CO2 refill, the rubber washer broke. I didn't realize this until I saw that the pressure dropped immensely in one night and the gauge started showing less than 500 from 1400 after refill. I turned off the main knob for inspection and realized the washer was broken and there was leakage.

Long story short, I need a replacement washer and I couldn't locate in Gurgaon where I would be able to get this. I went to a hardware shop and found one which was silicon based (some sort of transparent thing). It worked for less than 5 minutes since the CO2 reacted with the material and it kind of melted. :((

My plants are staying without any CO2 and I need a replacement on priority. Could you guys recommend where I should be looking?


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Re: Rubber O-Ring/ Washer for the CO2 Regulator

Unread postby asheesh » Mon Feb 08, 2016 7:25 pm

you can collect few from me if you can come to building 5
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Unread postby SCORPIO » Mon Feb 08, 2016 8:26 pm

asheesh wrote:you can collect few from me if you can come to building 5


From where you bought? I also need.
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Re: Rubber O-Ring/ Washer for the CO2 Regulator

Unread postby asheesh » Wed Feb 10, 2016 4:21 pm

Shop no 3198/9 2nd floor New Sri Balaji market Chawri Bazar
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Unread postby SCORPIO » Wed Feb 10, 2016 5:23 pm

asheesh wrote:Shop no 3198/9 2nd floor New Sri Balaji market Chawri Bazar
phone no 64735551



What to ask the shopkeeper.
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Re: Rubber O-Ring/ Washer for the CO2 Regulator

Unread postby asheesh » Wed Feb 10, 2016 5:34 pm

show him the sample
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Re: Rubber O-Ring/ Washer for the CO2 Regulator

Unread postby asheesh » Wed Feb 10, 2016 5:36 pm

they come in a lot of sizes so if you dont have a sample then its going to be difficult to choose the correct size.

i have used black rubber made and silicon ones both of them work perfectly, If they dont have Silicon 0 ring ask for normal black color rubber 0 rings
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Unread postby SCORPIO » Wed Feb 10, 2016 5:44 pm

asheesh wrote:they come in a lot of sizes so if you dont have a sample then its going to be difficult to choose the correct size.

i have used black rubber made and silicon ones both of them work perfectly, If they dont have Silicon 0 ring ask for normal black color rubber 0 rings


If I go there with the CO2 regulator?
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Unread postby asheesh » Wed Feb 10, 2016 6:01 pm

That would be also fine, just see it should be thick enough to fill the gap and slides tightly over the central tube.
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Re: Rubber O-Ring/ Washer for the CO2 Regulator

Unread postby vasishta.sushant » Wed Feb 10, 2016 6:36 pm

I got the o ring from the gas agency. They had that readily available. Searched almost 20 shops (hardware/sanitary/power tools).

It looks it's a standard accessory available in the cooking gas shops. Just ask them for O ring. 2 rs each.

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