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KSC-SO-S-4 REV C

RETEST AND REFURBISHMENT OF TYPE "K" COMPRESSED GAS CYLINDERS FOR GASEOUS AIR, HELIUM, HYDROGEN, NITROGEN, AND OXYGEN SERVICE

active, Most Current
Organization: KSC
Publication Date: 5 March 1982
Status: active
Page Count: 45
scope:

This specification establishes the minimum requirements for testing, stamping, cleaning, painting, color coding, and pressurizing of a specific type of compressed gas cylinder (assembly), commonly referred to as type "K".

Classification: Type "K" compressed gas cylinders, hereinafter designated as cylinder, are Department of Transportation (DOT), formerly the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC), Type 3A and 3AA seamless carbon steel cylinders having the following general Characteristics:

(a) Height - 51 t o 56 Inches

(b) Outside Diameter - 9 Inches

(c) Water Volume - 1.5 Cubic Feet

(d) Operating Pressure - 1,800 to 3,500 Pounds Per Square Inch Gage (psig)

Services: This specification encompasses the following services:

(a) Cylinder Pickup and Return to KSC

(b) Rejection of Cylinder

(c) Cylinder Visual Inspection

(d) Cylinder Hydrostatic Test

(e) Cylinder Stamping

(f) Cylinder Internal Cleaning

(g) Cylinder External Surface Preparation

(h) Application of Cylinder Coatings/Color Coding

(i) Cylinder Valve Hydrostatic Test

(j) Cylinder Valve Visual Inspection

(k) Cylinder Valve Repair or Replacement

(l) Cylinder Valve Cleaning

(m) Cylinder Valve Functional Testing

Document History

KSC-SO-S-4 REV C
March 5, 1982
RETEST AND REFURBISHMENT OF TYPE "K" COMPRESSED GAS CYLINDERS FOR GASEOUS AIR, HELIUM, HYDROGEN, NITROGEN, AND OXYGEN SERVICE
This specification establishes the minimum requirements for testing, stamping, cleaning, painting, color coding, and pressurizing of a specific type of compressed gas cylinder (assembly), commonly...

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