Hydrostatic Services was founded by fellow firefighters who saw the need to make hydro testing easier and faster. By coming to your station we eliminate the hassle of taking a few cylinders, dropping them off, waiting days/weeks and the swapping out a few more.
Hydrostatic Services is DOT certified as a mobile hydrostatic testing facility. We have over 20 years of experience and are proud to serve you. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or for a quote. We have competitive pricing and strive to be the best.
We are able to test and return to service around 100 cylinders per day. Saving your department money and helping keep much needed staff at the station, instead of hauling bottles to a fixed facility.
Cylinders are emptied and then placed inside the trailer.
Cylinders are visually inspected and then filled with water.
Cylinders are then pressurized to DOT standards to challenge the structural integrity of the cylinder.
Cylinders are then drained and placed on a dryer to ensure all moisture is removed from them
Valves are put back in with a new o-ring. The Cylinder is then stamped or labeled with epoxy. This provides proof of testing for DOT and NFPA.
We can test any brand of cylinder. This section shows the different types of cylinders and the life of each. These are the most common cylinders but there are many other styles.
This is a steel cylinder. It has to be retested every 5 years. This cylinder is good until it fails hydrostatic/visual testing.
This is an aluminum 2216 PSI cylinder. They should be tested every 5 years. This cylinder is good until it fails hydrostatic/visual testing.
This is a "hoop wrapped" aluminum cylinder 2216 PSI. It has to be tested every 5 years. This cylinder has a 15 year life. Notice the serial/DOT number is on the side of the bottle.
This is a carbon composite cylinder. It has to be tested every 5 years. This cylinder has a life of 15 years.