TB 05/20Recommended Method for the Determination of Hydrocarbons in Gas Cylinders

This Technical Bulletin is a revision of Technical Bulletin 05 published in 2012 and is aligned with the publication WI 001 of the European Cylinder Makers Association.

The Technical Bulletin describes the method for the determination of non-volatile hydrocarbons in metallic gas cylinders and metallic liners of composite cylinders. The acceptance criteria are not given, these should be agreed with the cylinder manufacturer.

The Technical Bulletin is intended for all those who are involved in the specification of cleanliness levels for gas cylinders such as those purchasing or preparing cylinders.