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01-02-2006, 09:13 AM
I was just reading the article on burst disks, and it said that the disks should be rated to between 1800, and 2500 p.s.i. But i was just looking at my tank, and it has a 3500 psi burst disk in it, i was just wondering if this is safe
01-02-2006, 09:19 AM
Is it a c02 or hpa tank?
01-02-2006, 09:20 AM
what type of tank?
CO2 tanks should be 1800 rated.
3,000psi HPA/Nitro tanks should be 3,500 rated and the 4,500psi HPA/Nitro tanks should be 5,000 rated.
01-02-2006, 09:38 AM
its a 20oz co2 tank (made by pmi)
01-02-2006, 09:39 AM
then the burst disc should be 1,800psi.
01-02-2006, 09:45 AM
so i should probly replace it then? if thats the case i should probly get it hydrotested too right?
01-02-2006, 09:59 AM
no need for retesting
01-02-2006, 10:03 AM
It can be a "3k" burst disk. the 1800WP ones are displaying the Working Pressure of the tank, and burst at 3,000psi. So either is acceptable. ;)
01-02-2006, 10:30 AM
The standard has changed. It used to be 1800psi but is now 3000psi for C02 tanks -