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post #11 of (permalink) Old 02-14-2013, 03:53 AM
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Originally Posted by kevmo911 View Post
You can't put an average solenoid on what is essentially an on/off valve, not a regulator. The pressure would build to 800 psi, which is far past the point at which any standard solenoid would fail.
Ah yes, that is something that would be a problem too; you would need a proper regulator that reduces the cylinder pressure to a nice delivery pressure range.


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