Re: tire gas ....

Date:         03 Oct 99 17:38:33 
From:         Guido Frey <>
Organization: KomTel GmbH
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"Dr.Deepthi Attygalle" schrieb:
> can someone tell me why aircraft tires are filled with nitrogen, instead
> of air ?

There will be not so many problems with rust when using nitrogen. Also in
case of hard braking the tires will be deflates vi a melting fuse. The
resulting "air" stream will be directed to the brake discs to cool them
down. In case of using air or even pure oxygene, the risk of a brake fir is
muich higher.

Hope this might help.

Best regards,

Guido Frey