Crimp Closed Gas Filled Cartridges
Due to the closure method, these have 4 year shelf life.
Protect from heat over 120°F and less than 32°F.
Welded Closed Gas Filled Cartridges and Cylinders
The welded closure ensures an indefinite shelf life.
Verification of the gas charge may be performed in the field with a scale capable of reading 0.1g. Typically, there is a value marked known as the 'Minimum Gross Weight'. The actual weight should read greater than or equal to the marked weight.
Any gas filled cartridge or cylinder which shows red rust should be removed from service.
Regulators and Pressure Handling Equipment
Guidance for shelf life of these products is application specific as there is a wide variation of environmental factors which may influence the actual result. Best practice is to consult with our engineering team to determine what best suits your application.