Month: July 2019

July 26, 2019 Roy Williams

Hydrostatic testing is one of the most effective ways to test the structural integrity of stainless steel cylinders. Successful hydrostatic testing of low pressure cylinders can help businesses to effectively prevent potential disasters that may occur due to use of structurally weak cylinders. In addition, companies can avoid penalties from DOT for not complying with…

July 26, 2019 Roy Williams

Federal laws (and in some cases state and municipal statutes) require that most of the pressure cylinders associated with portable fire extinguishers must be periodically hydrostatically retested to ensure their safety. In addition, the laws require hydrostatic testing of cylinders which show evidence of corrosion or mechanical injury. Principal authorities The two principal authorities that…