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06:37 Apr-06-2000
Martin McCumber
SCBA Bottles

I am looking for Non-destructive inspection procedures for inspecting SCBA bottles Aluminum-lined composite (hoop-wrapped) cylinders DOT-E 7235, 8023, and 8115. This is in regards to a bulletin from The Dept of health and human services 07 Dec 99, ref NIOSH Respirator user notice. Stating that there might be a problem with these bottles due to Sustain load cracking in the thread and neck area.


 
07:36 Apr-06-2000

John Hansen

Director, - Eddy Current Technology
ETher NDE Ltd,
United Kingdom,
Joined Oct 1999
71
Re: SCBA Bottles What is the material in the region of this cracking?

If as I guess this is Aluminium then we (Hocking NDT) have experience in providing equipment to inspect the thread and neck region of Al. air cylinders.

Rgds

John Hansen
Industrila Product Manager
Hocking NDT Ltd.



 


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