This publication explains the historical background of the pressure test methods used during the manufacture of high pressure seamless aluminium alloy and seamless steel cylinders.
The publication is based on Technical Information TI 001, Description of the pressure test methods used during cylinder manufacture, prepared by the European Cylinder Makers Association, ECMA. The publication has been formatted to align with the EIGA publication style, and EIGA thanks ECMA for the permission to reproduce their text. All material contained in this publication remains the copyright of ECMA.
It is intended to be used as a reference document by those involved with any aspects of the selection of seamless steel or aluminium alloy cylinders.