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Pneumatic Pressure Test: Key Largo Cylinder (DOT-3AL-3000 Cylinder J95119)

October 4, 2000

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

Key Words: SLC, sustain load crack, SCUBA, DOT 3AL cylinder, fractographic, ruptured cylinder, SEM analysis, ruptured DOT-3AL

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Updated: Monday, November 27, 2017