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Metallurgical Evaluation of DOT-E-7042-3000 Cylinder D-99604

Feb 4, 1998

The main purpose of this technical evaluation was to determine the cause of an aluminum cylinder failure in Riviera Beach, FL.

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


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