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Q: Is air in a scuba tank a liquid and a gas?
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Is air in a scuba tank a solution?

The air inside SCUBA tanks is, usually, just regular air that has been compressed and "jammed" into a tank. Some diving applications utilize gas mixtures of oxygen, nitrogen (and sometimes hydrogen).

What has gas pressure?

Anything pressurised with gas - an auto tire for example, or a scuba diver's air tank.

Why does a scuba diver need increased gas pressure in the air tank?

Scuba divers require increased air pressures in their air tanks while diving because the pressure on their bodies increases.

Can you store cng in a scuba tank?

the silly answer is you can store anything in a scuba tank that you can get in it!!. BUTthe serious answer is scuba tank were designed for compressed air and nothing else... using a scuba tank for natural gas is like driving around with a bomb in your car!!, the valves and collars of the bottles are not strong enough if there was a crash

What type of gas is in a scuba diver tank?

Air...Sometimes Have Abit Of Oxygen In..But Most Of The Time Just Normal Air.

A container for holding liquid or gas?

What is a container for holding liquid or gas

Are gas tanks air tight?

Gas tanks are designed to be air tight, because gasoline is a volatile liquid and you do not want it to evaporate out of the tank. Of course, a gas tank can be damaged, and may cease to be air tight.

How do you fill a scuba tank?

Tanks are filled using an air compressor capable of producing over 3000psi coupled with a filtration system that purifies the air to a level acceptable by the Compressed Gas Association as breathable air for scuba. This is not a "do-it-yourself" project - Scuba Diving facilities are certified to fill tanks. Trying to do this yourself will result in deadly gas mixes and overfilling can rupture the tank or valve - in addition to harming (deadly results) anyone in the immediate area.

Why do scuba divers need increased pressure in the air tank?

The average human uses about 25 litres of air per minute (at sea level) and since a scuba tank is between 10 and 15 litres, if the gas wasn't compressed, it wouldn't even last a minute. By compressing the gas, it is possible to get 4500 litres of air or more in to the tank. This means the diver has much more air to use on a dive Air consumption per minute is tidal volume x breaths/minute. Average for an adult is 0.5 liters x 20 bpm = 6 lpm. Also the most common scuba tank holds 80 cubic feet or ~ 2300 liters.

What solid liquid and gas is in a hot air balloon?

The solid would be the basket and balloon, and the tanks holding flammable gas. The liquid is water vapor released by burning the gas. The gases are the fuel in the tank, and the heated air in the balloon that causes it to rise.

How would the pressure inside a scuba tank filled with gas change if the tank were heated?

The pressure will increase

What is air in a scuba tank a solid a liquid or a gas?

Air is a gas in diving cylinders. All gasses will turn into a liquid if they are under enough pressure or if you make it cold enough. Butane in gas bottles tuns to a liquid at low pressures, so 'gas' in those bottles is a liquid. This makes them run a long time. In cold weather is is often impossible to get gas out of them because it wants to stay as a liquid. Air in diving cylinders is generally less than 300 bar which although a high pressure is a much lower pressure than would be required to turn air into a liquid. You would also have to make it awfully cold to make it into a liquid. Even if it were possible to make it cold enough or put it under high enough pressure, to store the air as a liquid, it would cause problems for the diver. Not only would the cylinder be immensely heavy but the air changing state from a liquid to a gas and dropping to a breathable pressure would make it very cold in indeed.

Why is the oxygen in a scuba tank compressed?

The same reason every other gas in a scuba cylinder is compressed. If a cylinder is pressurized, then the gas in it is compressed by definition. If it is not pressurized, then there is obviously no gas in the cylinder to breath.

Why is a scuba diver's air tank placed in a tub of water when being refilled?

Because compressing a gas increases its temperature. The increase in temperature increases the pressure further. By cooling the tank in water the tank can be filled with more air, it's also safer than having a very hot super high pressure tank at the end of the fill.

Is air a liquid or a gas?

Air can be a gas or liquid if cooled enough.

Is compressed air in a scuba tank homogeneous?

When you put a gas into a cylinder the particles move all over the place by a process called diffusion. Even though they have a different molecular weight, the heavier molecules do not settle at the bottom of the tank. You could take a sample of air from anywhere in the tank and it would be similar. This means it is homogeneous.

Why is LPG heavy when inside the tank?

LP gas is liquid in the tank. It is the evaporation of that liquid that produces the gas. LP=Liquid Propane, or Liquefied Petroleum

What is in scuba tank?

Usually AIR, which is 21% Oxygen and 79% Nitrogen...BUT!!!! It could have been used for Nitrox, which is elevated Oxygen, If you dont KNOW for sure what is in it, DUMP the gas and refill the cylinder.

Is old gas in a scuba tank dangerous to breathe?

The nitrogen and oxygen we breathe on this planet is a billion years old and still is safe. So I doubt nitrogen and oxygen in a scuba tank would make any difference.

Is it ok to hold your breath in scuba?

Cannot. You have to breath normally with the tank gas. Keep on breathing.

What Type of gas scuba divers use?

The types of gas that a scuba diver can use are nitrox gas and pressurized, filtered air. These are the gases that they can use. The most frequently used gas for recreational diving is filtered air, but nitrox is used for tech diving, and for deep depth diving.

What is a container for liquid or gas?


What gas is in a gas tank?

LPG, NAT, Manufactured, Liquid.

Is air a gas a liquid or a solid?

A gas.

Is scuba diving when the tanks are floating on top of the water if not what type of diving is it when the tanks float on top?

Its not really scuba diving but its considered scuba diving. Also known as the hookah system. its when you have a gas powered motor pumping fresh air to the person or person's diving below, there can be up to four people diving off of one hookah system. the benefit of this system is that there is no decompression time and you can be underwater pretty much all day if someone fills the gas tank on the engine pumping air. but you are kinda tied down to something so i don't think its true scuba diving.