Monthly Archives: January 2016

3 gallon tank burst test

I tested the LRD-3 Aluminum air tank and it burst at 828 psi (57.1 bar). Dry Mass: 2.34 kg (5.16 lbm) OD: 7.271″ (18.47 cm) Wall thickness: 0.097″ (2.46 mm) Ultimate strength: 30,204 psi (208.2 MPa) This ultimate strength is about 10% higher than … Continue reading

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