Subject: Lessons Learned
               Re-filling Pressurized Containers FYI

The following photos show the results of an incident involving a small pressurized Carbon dioxide cylinder occurred on July 13, 2004, at the Nemotology Lab 

 

 

 

This container had just been filled with CO2 at an off campus vendor.  After filling it was secured and transported to the lab in the open bed of a pickup truck.  It was placed in the lab, but the users noted that it was freezing over and venting rapidly. They moved it to an open area behind the Lab building.  Shortly thereafter it ruptured, throwing parts some 10-20 feet into the rear door of the lab. 

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