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Carbon fiber, kevlar pressure vessel design standards

  1. Mar 3, 2009 #1
    i can't find any standard defining design of unfired pressure vessels made from carbon fiber, kevlar, fiberglass or similar high tensile strength materials*.
    do standards like these even exist, since these materials are relatively new?

    * you know any more similarly competitive materials than the numbered ones?
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  3. Mar 3, 2009 #2


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    Hi kandelabr. Check ASME BPV Section VIII, Div 3. New standards for composite vessels are being driven primarily by the fuel cell market.
    http://www.fuelcellstandards.com/2.1.3.htm [Broken]
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  4. Mar 4, 2009 #3
    oh, that's very cool, thanks a lot.
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