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Metallurgical Evaluation of DOT-3AL-2015 Cylinder T-57003

September 9, 1997

The main purpose of this technical evaluation was to determine the cause of an aluminum cylinder failure in Allegan City/Kalamazoo, MI.

Key Words: SLC, sustain load crack, SCBA, DOT 3AL cylinder with gaseous oxygen, ruptured cylinder, SEM analysis, over pressurize

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Updated: Monday, November 27, 2017