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Pressure Rating for Brass Fittings

Post questions and info about pneumatic (compressed gas) powered cannons here. This includes discussion about valves, pipe types, compressors, alternate gas setups, and anything else relevant.
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Pressure Rating for Brass Fittings

Unread postAuthor: littlebro05 » Sun Aug 16, 2009 2:11 am

Long Time no Post,

I've been busy with school work, but I'm going to get back into it soon after the final year is out :D.

Anywho... I was planning to make a compact rifle that could fire multiple shots using small projectiles about 6mm or less. And so I decided to make a Brass Fittings air chamber by just combining a whole bunch of fittings to eventually make a small air tank...

I was then going to buy a 50 dollar shock pump to pump iit up to 300-400PSI~ and plink to my heart contents.

But the question is that can Brass Fittings hit a high pressure without it exploding?
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Unread postAuthor: john bunsenburner » Sun Aug 16, 2009 2:46 am

Brass will easily hold all the pressure a shock pump can put out. Anything up to 700-1000psi should be perfectly fine. After that you simply have to check.
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