DEVELOPMENT OF A TRAILER-MOUNTED LIGHTWEIGHT CONTAINER MODULE FOR COMPRESSED GAS VEHICLE FUEL

This report details the development of a light-weight transport unit for compressed fuel gases and the work involved in preparing an application to the Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate for a permit. Work activities described included: Consultation with Transport Canada regarding permit requirements; construction of a demonstration trailer unit using light weight carbon fibre-reinforced cylinders for the transportation of compressed hydrogen fuel; and design qualification testing of a cylinder design according to Transpor Canada requirements. These tests included hydraulic pressure cycling of cylinders under ambient and extreme temperature conditions, hydraulic burst testing, bonfire testing of pressurized cylinders, and gunfire testing of pressurized cylinders.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Transport Canada

    Transportation Development Centre, 800 Rene-Levesque Boulevard West, Suite 600
    Montreal, Quebec  Canada  H3B 2X1
  • Authors:
    • Webster, C
  • Publication Date: 2002

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 85 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00961543
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 13 2003 12:00AM