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Old 05 August 2009, 14:31   #1
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nitrogen inflation

We have just had installed a nitrogen tyre inflation machine,does any one think this would be a good gas/air to put in a rib or sib seems to have a lot of advantages,anyone use this allready it seems like a good ideal???
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what are the reasons for using nitrogen in car tyres? out of interest.
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not sure at the mo,will find out more tomorrow and let you know.I just wondered if anyone used this allready google may give some answers though.
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Meant to be less moisture and it doesn't expand as much in heat so more constant pressures when the tyres are up to temp.

I'm sticking with air though.
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Meant to be less moisture and it doesn't expand as much in heat so more constant pressures when the tyres are up to temp.

I'm sticking with air though.
may be more useful in warmer countries then...
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Its surpising how warm tyres get...
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most gas inflation systems for inflatables and liferafts use a combination of gas ,nitrogen /co2 for various reasons .eg helps stop ice pellets forming which can shoot through the sponsons,though a diffuser nozzle can help eliminate this , also with certain gases a smaller gas cylinder can be used ,and volume expansion rates can be erratic in certain tempratures . r.n.li. had a few problems with the development of the self righting bags on the atlantic class ribs.
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anyone use this allready i
yus. i yewse a mikstewer ov gassiz comprizin ov 79% nitrojen, 20% oksyjen an 1% ov inirt gassiz.

mucch sooperier too nawmal ayr

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Its surpising how warm tyres get...
good news for the local car twokers, means they can go a bit faster and longer now before they get a blow out, lol
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yus. i yewse a mikstewer ov gassiz comprizin ov 79% nitrojen, 20% oksyjen an 1% ov inirt gassiz.

mucch sooperier too nawmal ayr

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Is that what is known as 'emergency air'
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