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Drop Tests at Cryogenic Temperatures

Drop Tests at Cryogenic Temperatures

Drop Tests at Cryogenic Temperatures

Is anyone familiar with any drop testing that has been done of stainless steel containers (weight of several hundred pounds) at cryogenic (about -300 F) temperatures?

RE: Drop Tests at Cryogenic Temperatures

Check with Factory Mutual - U.S.A. or with API - American Petroleum Institute to see if they have any published reports available.

Bulk carriers of cryogenic fluids may have a clue of such sources - check with any cryogenic fluid supplier like - Linde, Liquid Oxgen, Liquid-Air, Union Carbide, Matheson etc.

RE: Drop Tests at Cryogenic Temperatures

NexGen Fuelling has a facility in Canton, Georgia where they have done drop tests on 119 gallon vacuum insulated cryogenic tanks.  There is an SAE standard for these tests.  I forget the number, SAE 2243 or something like that.

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