gas cylinder


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gas cylinder

A high-pressure, nonreactive, seamless tempered steel container for compressed gas used for medical, therapeutic, or diagnostic purposes.
See also: cylinder
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Chairman of the Consumer Affairs Authority Hasitha Thilakaratne said the price of other gas cylinders are expected to be reduced by a similar margin.
A 37-year-old security guard, who worked nearby, said he approached the burning tyres and backed away when he noticed a gas cylinder. "I saw thick black smoke from the window and went to investigate," he told prosecutors.
The price of a 5 kg LP gas cylinder had been increased by Rs.64 to Rs.606.
Citing ground of leniency, the Dubai Court of First Instance handed the defendant a three-month suspended jail term for stealing the Dh350 worth of gas cylinder from the site.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- At least 15 children were killed in a school van gas cylinder blast that took place early Saturday morning in Gujrat, a district in Pakistan's Eastern province of Punjab, local media said.
If you notice a leak, the Civil Defense Authority advises, close the safety valve on your gas cylinder tightly.
Seven member of a family were killed and three others injured when a gas cylinder exploded in the Deh Mazang area of Kabul.
PRESSURE in a gas cylinder which killed a father-of-five could have been over 100 times that of a car tyre, a court was told.
A senior fireman today hit out at 'stupid' teenagers who could have killed themselves and firefighters by throwing a gas cylinder onto a bonfire.
CHAPTER TWO: Arson - Barot set out his belief that causing a fire around the gas cylinder would help to cause an explosion.
THE ONLY THING TO USE TO REMOVE AND INSTALL THE GAS CYLINDER PLUG IS THE COMBINATION TOOL, NSN 4933-00-769-0211.
The contents of one of the three containers caught fire but luckily the fire was put out before the gas cylinder exploded.