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SuperFlash Leak Test Solution And Cylinder Maintenance Chemicals

Posted On: June 04, 2014 by Kristen Cifranic

According to CGA guidance and industry standards, using soap and water solutions to leak test are not recommended and may even prove dangerous. Soap contains animal fats (lard) which burns easily and explosively in oxygen. Synthetic soap such as dish washing soap (Dawn, Joy, etc.) contain petroleum (oil). Some soaps contain both. These solutions leave residues on the valve which, when they come in contact with high pressure oxygen, can ignite and cause a fire. Additionally, these residues can contain ammonia and may corrode or otherwise damage the valve, rendering the valve unuseable.  The CGA has confirmed these findings using “oxygen bomb” testing equipment (CGA v-12 2008) and go on further to recommend that when choosing a leak testing solution, a firm should choose one that meets MIL-PRF-25567, like SuperFlash's Leak Test Solution. For oxidizing gases such as oxygen and nitrous oxide, the type

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