Re: tire gas ....

Date:         03 Oct 99 17:38:36 
From:         "Allan" <rriwk@ika.attmil.ne.jp>
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Dr.Deepthi Attygalle <attygale@sti.lk> wrote:
> can someone tell me why aircraft tires are filled with nitrogen, instead
> of air ?

Nitrogen is an inert gas with a low coefficient of expansion.  It handles
the cold soak condition a lot better than air.

Rgds

AMD