Handling of CO2 Cylinders

Catalina Cylinders recommends that anyone handling CO2 cylinders should be aware of the hazards associated with CO2 and be trained in safe practices of handling CO2 cylinders. All practices of handling CO2 cylinders ought to include or reference information from CGA...

Filling of CO2Cylinders

Catalina Cylinders recommends that trained personnel fill CO2 cylinders. CGA pamphlets G-6; Carbon Dioxide and G-6.3;  Carbon Dioxide Cylinder Filling and Handling Procedures and 49CFR 173.304; Charging of Cylinders with  Liquefied Compressed Gas be...

Dangers of Overfilling CO2 Paintball Cylinders

Overfilling a CO2 cylinder, be it an attempt to get longer service out of one charge of a cylinder or be it accidental,  can have unexpected and even catastrophic consequences due to the expansion characteristics of the CO2 charge. We at Catalina Cylinders have...

Dangers of Overfilling CO2 Cylinders

Overfilling a CO2 cylinder, be it an attempt to get longer service out of one charge of a cylinder or be it accidental, can have unexpected and even catastrophic consequences due to the expansion characteristics of the CO2 charge. We at Catalina Cylinders have heard...

Dangers of Heat Exposure to CO2 Cylinders

CO2 cylinders are declared full when the weight of the CO2 charge is equivalent to 68% of the weight of the total water  capacity of the cylinder. This is due to the expansion characteristics of the CO2 charge and the dramatic affects the increase in temperature...