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  • The Useful Life of a CNG Cylinder - All You Need To Know

    Posted on Feb 25, 2014 by Shelley Mika - Also by this author
    [COLOR=#333333][FONT=Arial]Compressed natural gas (CNG) cylinders aren'€™t like your run-of-the-mill fuel tank. They are pressurized, which means users must take special precautions when it comes to proper maintenance, replacement and disposal. Because of the potential safety hazards of improper care, it's important to know the useful life of a CNG cylinder and to strictly follow recommended replacement times.

    Determining Useful Life
    The most obvious way to determine the useful life of a CNG cylinder is the expiration date listed on the cylinder's label.
    Last edited by John Mitton; 09-03-2015, 07:42 AM.

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      Dimmick said the Clean Vehicle Education Foundation has seen CNG tanks fail. And, while these incidents are few, they are serious in nature.



      When in doubt, Horne of the Clean Vehicle Education Foundation said the best rule of thumb is to never deviate from code and manufacturer guidelines.

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    Posted on Feb 25, 2014 by Shelley Mika - Also by this author
    [COLOR=#333333][FONT=Arial]Compressed natural gas (CNG) cylinders aren'€™t like your run-of-the-mill fuel tank. They are pressurized, which means users must take special precautions when it comes to proper maintenance, replacement and disposal. Because of the potential safety hazards of improper care, it's important to know the useful life of a CNG cylinder and to strictly follow recommended replacement...
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