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Stako bottles banned by Millennium again By: IL-Tom Date: May 20, 2007, 03:32:00 pm
http://www.p8ntballer-forums.com/vb/showthread.php?t=84388

Not good news, doesn't look like they're going to back down this year either  :x
Stako bottles banned by Millennium again By: IL-Bevank Date: May 21, 2007, 12:18:09 pm
which means we will not be able to use them for the PA because HPAC supply PA
Stako bottles banned by Millennium again By: IL-Steve Date: May 21, 2007, 01:13:38 pm
But nothing has been said about PA, so is it maybe that its the Millenium board that has ruled this and not HPAC?
Re: Stako bottles banned by Millennium again By: AMPM-Mark Date: May 21, 2007, 01:16:52 pm
To All STAKO Users
STAKO sp.j. tel. +48 59 8424895 [email protected]
Poznanska 54 fax. +48 59 8481999 www.stako.pl
76-200 Slupsk VAT No.: PL8392822875
POLAND KRS 0000186836

This is with regard to press release of The Millennium-Series Ltd. and the ban of
STAKO products from Millennium events
STAKO is shocked and concerned about the situation at Millennium of last
weekend. The situation is most likely for the filling procedure and the physical
phenomenon that is normal during filing of full composite tank.
The design of our super light tanks is different from the ones made with aluminium
liners. Our thermoplastic liners are much lighter, but they are not as stiff as
aluminium. Consequently during filling they work just like a tyre tube. The internal
plastic liner and the carbon fibre wrapping adhere to each other, but when the
bottle is empty and there is no pressure inside the tiny gap between the liner and
the wrapping is formed. When such bottle is filled up, this gap needs to close as
the plastic liner starts to adhere to carbon wrapping again. The small portion of air
from this gap needs to evacuate through the wrapping. Afterwards, when the tank
is filled again, no leakage or pressure drop can be observed.
All tanks questioned are under detailed investigation. We are checking if any
cracks from dropping or mis-use of the tanks could have occurred in any of those
cases. We will be looking in to claims made by H-pac and will take legal action if
necessary for false claims and improper representation of STAKO Cylinder.

Kind regards,
Arek Kubasik
Commercial Director
May 21st, 2007
Stako bottles banned by Millennium again By: Vlad Date: June 28, 2007, 01:10:59 pm
STAKO Ban Lifted
The Millennium are pleased to announce that following a full investigation by STAKO and a report produce by the TUV of Poland and that of H pac the Millennium air supplier, that the tempory ban on the use of their compressed air cylinders is now lifted. Please follow link to see full TUV report www.stakopaintball. com.

We would like to thank STAKO for their full cooperation and understanding, H pac for their professionalism with regard to safety and cooperation with the investigation.

Hpac confirm that any bottle that appears to be leaking or is damaged in any way, regardless of manufacture, will not be filled on the grounds of health and safety.

We are also pleased to announce that the company STAKO will be represented at the remaining millennium events starting in London on the 20th July.

The Millennium-Series Ltd.
Stako bottles banned by Millennium again By: IL-Tom Date: June 28, 2007, 01:25:48 pm
Nice! Cheesy
Stako bottles banned by Millennium again By: IL-Jason Date: June 28, 2007, 01:56:58 pm
ban lifted yaaahhhooooo
Stako bottles banned by Millennium again By: IL-Jason Date: June 28, 2007, 02:58:47 pm
Ok guys i just call h-pac, the story is that they are allowing stakos to fill and the will be testing each one in water, if it dont leak u can play with it it doz u cant.

so still bring your spare tanks if u have them