Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2009 13:12:58 -0400
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From: GLENN GORDON <bugman1**At_Symbol_Here**>

Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] One more Compressed gas cylinder accident

Date: September 17, 2009 11:25:43 AM EDT

Heads up Dr. Young: I was next to a scuba tank stored in a VW bug with all the windows up when it explode in the late 1960s. The valve ring let go due to overheating by the sun. I guess the tank was current on its inspection but the valve ring could not hold the expansion at 3000+psi, it was luck that no one was hurt because glass went everywhere like a grenade, it also blew out the dash board glass. 

The 2 tanks below it were fine with no loss of pressure or noticeable damage. I think if all 3 had exploded the entire car would have turned into pieces of flying projectiles, and I would have given up the ghost. I think we all need to think twice and act once at our jobs, we owe it to our future Einstein's that have not reached their potential yet. (SMILE AND BE SAFE)

Respectfully; Glenn Gordon

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