This article describes a composite aluminum cylinder for vehicles powered by compressed natural gas. This cylinder weighs fifty percent less than existing steel cylinders, which improves fuel mileage, reduces vehicle suspension overloading, and alleviates installation handling problems. CNG Cylinder Corporation, the maker of this cylinder, has conducted extensive safety tests.

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    Bobit Publishing Company

    2500 Artesia Boulevard
    Redondo Beach, CA  United States  90278
  • Publication Date: 1984-4

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  • Accession Number: 00391376
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-037 131
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 30 1984 12:00AM