It is very important to use the right nozzle when inflating a Double Bubble Balloon with helium in order to get the best results and float times.


A Double Bubble Balloon requires a lot of pressure to inflate and only a latex regulator (rubber tip) can get the job done. Do not use a foil auto shut-off regulator (brass tip), because it will shut off before the bubble balloon is completely inflated, and your Bubble Balloon will look like a foil balloon. 


Use the rubber latex regulator and be careful not to damage the valve when inflating the Bubble Balloon. 

 

When inflating with helium:

  • Inflate all balloons with helium.

When inflating with air:

  • Inflate all balloons with air. Do not use both air and helium for the same balloon.


How to Inflate a Double Bubble

1. Look for a blue valve (A). Inflate the outer bubble slightly with a latex regulator, so the inner balloon will have space to inflate.

2. Locate the white valve (B). Inflate the inner shape fully with a brass foil regulator.

3. Use both hands to move the foil balloon into a good position.

4. Return to the blue valve (A) and inflate the outer balloon with a latex regulator, until it is round and free of wrinkles and bumps. 


NOTE

If the inner balloon shrinks while inflating the outer balloon, return to the white valve (B) and add a micro-second of helium using a latex regulator. You can also use a hand pump to add just enough air to fill out the inner balloon.