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Old 22nd September 2014
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Default 200 psi Tanks?

Having a hard time finding tanks to handle 200 psi.
I know guys on here are running 200 with the air-hungry Nathan K5's.
I thought I read a post once before that someone was able to find an old tank from a semi. What is the SAE DOT rating number I would look for, if it was a 200 psi rated tank? What other options should I be considering?

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Old 23rd September 2014
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Default Re: 200 psi Tanks?

I think the 5 gallon steel tanks are amongst the highest rated. Just link two or more up to suit your needs. Often it's the compressors that are the limiting factor anyhow, since pretty much all 200 psi comps are only rated for 5 gal use (unless you buy Oasis).
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Default Re: 200 psi Tanks?

Yes, tanks w/ 200 p.s.i. working pressure are hard to locate, but they are available.
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Default Re: 200 psi Tanks?

McMaster-Carr carries Manchester tanks that are ASME coded and rated for 200 and 600 PSI but they are expensive.
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Yes, tanks w/ 200 p.s.i. working pressure are hard to locate, but they are available.
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McMaster-Carr carries Manchester tanks that are ASME coded and rated for 200 and 600 PSI but they are expensive.
My 15 gallon Manchester Tank was used, purchased on eBay, certified when manufactured 10 years ago, was in great shape and cost under $200, total.

This is also available new on McMaster-Carr for $285, plus shipping.

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Default Re: 200 psi Tanks?

a 200 psi tank? hmmmm......https://www.hornblasters.com/product...-2g6p-air-tank

I had one of these tanks that I always aired up to 200 PSI. Had no issues or problems. me personally, now a days I like to have 135 psi and I am using this... https://www.hornblasters.com/product...-8g8p-air-tank

I am thinking of adding another one and swapping out my Factory A/C Compressor with either 1 or 2 oh heck! 3 York 210's!
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a 200 psi tank? hmmmm......https://www.hornblasters.com/product...-2g6p-air-tank

I had one of these tanks that I always aired up to 200 PSI. Had no issues or problems. me personally, now a days I like to have 135 psi and I am using this... https://www.hornblasters.com/product...-8g8p-air-tank
It looks like the specified working pressure on both of those linked tanks is 150 p.s.i.
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Default Re: 200 psi Tanks?

Air Zenith 5 gallon tank.
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Air Zenith 5 gallon tank.
The Air Zenith Tank web site only lists "300psi burst proof air tank".

It does not list the maximum working pressure.

Is the MAWP listed on a plaque on the tank?
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The Air Zenith Tank web site only lists "300psi burst proof air tank".

It does not list the maximum working pressure.

Is the MAWP listed on a plaque on the tank?
True. I had a couple of these tanks & can't remember if they were stamped & what they said.
I sold them to a member on the forum.

But...Air Zenith sells kits with 200psi compressors, 200psi pressure switches, and included tanks. If a guy wasn't comfortable with that, he could call to verify rated WP.
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