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Evaluation of Ruptured DOT-E-7235 Cylinder

Mar 13, 1993

The main purpose of this technical evaluation was to determine the cause of the SCBA aluminum liner hoop-wrapped fiber glass cylinder failure in Coram, NY

Key Words: hoop wrapped fiber glass, rupture, aluminium liner, SLC, sustain load crack, aluminum

If you have any technical questions not addressed by this or associated documents, contact Mark Toughiry, 202-366-4545.

[NOTE: The attached documents are in PDF format, you can download a free viewer.  If you have problems accessing the PDFs or the information, report your problem for further assistance.]