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by ReeceEngineering
Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: Saftety of PVC Pipe
Replies: 10
Views: 1435

Re: Saftety of PVC Pipe

Has anyone ever heard of a PVC cannon failure/explosion? Yes. I mean pneumatic cannons here. Ive had a PVC combustion one fail before. Luckily it wasnt during firing. It simply fell over and its own 3.5 foot height was enough to crack it down the middle. It had seen maybe over 100 shots before that...
by ReeceEngineering
Mon Dec 16, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: Saftety of PVC Pipe
Replies: 10
Views: 1435

Re: Saftety of PVC Pipe

Has anyone ever heard of a PVC cannon failure/explosion? What alternative material are you guys using? I don't know if it's safe or not. All I know is it scares the hell out of me. A year old PVC? It looks yellowed. Has it been exposed to the elements and sunlight? People have been using PVC for pne...
by ReeceEngineering
Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Pneumatic Cannons
Topic: Saftety of PVC Pipe
Replies: 10
Views: 1435

Saftety of PVC Pipe

Hello, Over the years Ive built a handful of cannons. Including some over volumed ones with 10foot barrels. So I have a fair bit of experience with construction and such. As Ive gotten older and my conception of saftey has become more paramount Im now wondering if this is safe? PVC Pipe is certianly...