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DOT vs ISO

DOT vs. ISO What’s the difference? Why should I care? Compressed Air Tanks require certification in the United States and Europe. In the United States the DOT (Department of Transportation) enforce the standards set by CGA (Compressed Gas Association). In Europe the UN (United Nations) and EU (European Union) enforce the standards set by ISO (International […]

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HYDROTEST

HYDROTEST – What does it mean and why do we need it? Department of Transportation (DOT) requires cylinders (bottles) to be tested regularly. The Hydro Date is the month and year the bottle was safety tested. Paintball cylinders need to be retested for its serviceability every three to five years. They also only have a […]

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