Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2009 15:45:33 -0400
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Subject: Re: One more Compressed gas cylinder accident

From: "Dr. Jay A. Young" <chemsafety**At_Symbol_Here**>
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Date: September 16, 2009 3:42:23 PM EDT
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] One more Compressed gas cylinder accident

Myth Buster be d____d, I know from personal experience that a loose, almost full cylinder with the valve knocked off did go through a double brick wall.  In 1939 when it happened, the cylinder was on the second floor and it continued its approximately horizontal flight for a few feet, hitting the ground in the parking lot below the hole it had made in the wall.
Fortunately, no one was injured in the incident.
Jay Young

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