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CGA TB-26

2nd Edition, January 1, 2010

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FILLING NONLIQUEFIED GASES IN TC/DOT SPECIFICATION CYLINDERS TO A SPECIFIED SETTLED PRESSURE



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Product Details:

  • Revision: 2nd Edition, January 1, 2010
  • Published Date: January 2010
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: Compressed Gas Association (CGA/GAS)
  • Page Count: 4
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This publication describes the variations that can occur during the filling of cylinders with nonliquefied gases. This publication contains recommendations to minimize the effect of these variations on the settled pressure. In addition, it identifies the variability in the specified settled pressure that fillers can reasonably expect.

Factors that cause variations in achieving a specified settled pressure

Variations in settled pressure can be attributed primarily to the following factors:

– Personnel—training, experience, and diligence of cylinder filling personnel;

– Methods—rate of filling, thermodynamic data, temperature measurement techniques, filling procedures, etc.;

– Materials—gas supply, cylinder, and cylinder valve;

– Equipment—filling equipment and measuring devices; and

– Environment—temperature, ventilation, and altitude.