Re: A bad day with CO2...
To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com
Subject: Re: A bad day with CO2...
From: "Dan Resler" <resler at liberty_mas.vcu.edu>
Date: Fri, 2 Feb 1996 09:02:01 -0500 (EST)
In-Reply-To: <199602020839.DAA15166 at looney_actwin.com> from "Aquatic-Plants-Owner at ActWin_com" at Feb 2, 96 03:39:01 am
> From: Mike Bateman <vandi at well_com>
> Date: Thu, 1 Feb 1996 23:12:21 -0800
> Subject: A bad day with CO2...
> I just had an interesting experience with CO2 this week.
> sound suddenly sent every cat on a light-speed dash to the basement and
> sent my heart pounding out of my chest. It took about 2 or 3 seconds
> for me to regain my composure and to realize what had happened. The CO2
> tank was lying on its side hissing up an eardrum peircing storm. The
> safety valve had blown again, only this time only inches away from me!
Holy frag bombs, Batman! Thanks for the report, and I'm glad no
person/animal was hurt. It's very easy to get rather complacent about
those pressure cylinders and I for one will keep this little incident
in mind for some time to come.
It's also good to know that they appear to `fail-safe'.
Dept. of Mathematical Sciences
Virginia Commonwealth University
email: resler at liberty_mas.vcu.edu