Not to quibble, but the Disco's screws are actually #8-32.February 11 2012 at 12:50 PM
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Their ultimate tensile (shear is of course less) strength is probably about 800# each for a total for the three of ~2400#, meaning the valve might be expected to let go and become a projectile at about 5500 to 6000psi.
That gives a safety factor of ~2.8 for the Disco's rated 2000psi MWP fill. Just about right, IMHO.
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