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BS 5045-8:2000 Transportable gas containers Specification for seamless aluminium alloy gas containers of water capacity 0.5 L up to 15 L and up to 300 bar charged pressure at 15°C for special portable application

BS 5045-8:2000

Transportable gas containers Specification for seamless aluminium alloy gas containers of water capacity 0.5 L up to 15 L and up to 300 bar charged pressure at 15°C for special portable application

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Standard number:BS 5045-8:2000
Pages:28
Released:2000-06-15
ISBN:0 580 33165 2
Status:Standard
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BS 5045-8:2000


This standard BS 5045-8:2000 Transportable gas containers is classified in these ICS categories:
  • 75.200 Petroleum products and natural gas handling equipment
  • 23.020.35 Gas cylinders

This part of BS 5045 specifies requirements for the materials, design, construction and testing of seamless aluminium alloy containers of water capacity greater than 0.5 litre up to 15 litres and up to and including 300 bar1) charging pressure at 15 °C, for the conveyance and storage of gases under pressure used in the following portable applications:

  • for use in aircraft;
  • for breathing apparatus;
  • for underwater breathing dress apparatus;
  • for resuscitation apparatus;
  • for fire extinguishers;
  • for life raft inflation apparatus.

It includes annexes giving examples of design calculations, a description of the methods for pressure testing containers, a description of the methods for ultrasonic defect detection and thickness measurement and model forms of design and acceptance certificates.

It does not cover the design and manufacture of portable fire extinguishers having a working pressure up to and including 25 bar at 60 °C.