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Oxygen bottle

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Oxygen bottles are not kept empty because a. Moisture will accumulate b. Ice will form and block the outlet c. Both a and b d. Rust will form

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  1. Robert Jankowski on Apr 04, 2016

    O2 bottles are usually stored with some pressure to prevent moisture from condensing inside the bottles which can lead to other issues like stuff growing in the bottles and if it’s a steel bottle, rust, aluminum can corrode as well.

    I am not 100% sure on aviation air bottle limitations, but I know in SCUBA the bottles have to be tested at a regular interval to remain usable.

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