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Cylinder Overpressurization
Cylinder Overpressurization

What do you do if your cylinder has been over pressurized? People have heard about over pressurization, but what type of long term effects will it have on your cylinder? What can you do to keep your cylinders safe.

Cylinder Corrosion and Prevention Techniques
Cylinder Corrosion and Prevention Techniques

What is corrosion and how does it affect your high pressure cylinder? We talk about preventing corrosion and cleaning corrosion while using the proper cylinder inspection tools.

Inspecting composite cylinders used in diving
Inspecting composite cylinders used in diving

Composite cylinders are widely used and beginning to enter the world of SCUBA diving. Their are some concerns users and inspectors should know about composite cylinders used in or around water.

VIDEO - Tom the Spider
VIDEO - Tom the Spider

VIDEO - SPIDER in BURST DISC

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The Force near you: Part 2 of 2
The Force near you: Part 2 of 2

Part 2 of 2 of this series discusses the actual damage which can be caused by a rupturing cylinder. A cylinder which is not inspected can rupture and cause extensive damage.

The Force near you: Part 1 of 2
The Force near you: Part 1 of 2

People often wonder how much explosive force is contained within a high pressure cylinder. Part one of this series talks about the math used to calculate the explosive force of a cylinder

Cylinder inspections: Truth vs. Fiction
Cylinder inspections: Truth vs. Fiction

There are many training organizations which teach visual inspections of tanks and cylinders. Some organizations bend the truth to push their product or services. Here we have listed some facts from the government regulations.

Inspecting cylinders - beyond the hydro
Inspecting cylinders - beyond the hydro

During a hydrostatic requalification, a cylinder undergoes a visual inspection. Inspectors need to conduct visual inspections before, after and at regular intervals, based on their service use.

Assessing Internal damage of a cylinder
Assessing Internal damage of a cylinder

Assessing internal damage can be difficult. This article gives pointers on how to perform an assessment of internal damage located during the visual inspection process of a cylinder

VIDEO - Cylinder Markings
VIDEO - Cylinder Markings

VIDEO - CYLINDER MARKINGS

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