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Luxfer launches new LCX-SL Super-Light SCBA cylinder line at FDIC

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (May 15, 2007) - Luxfer Gas Cylinders introduced its new line of LCX-SL Super-Light SCBA cylinders at the 2007 Fire Department Instructors’ Conference (FDIC) and exhibition recently held in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Luxfer’s LCX–SL cylinders help minimize the risk of occupational strain or injury by combining high-performance features with weight reductions of up to 1.5 pounds.

FDIC is the largest instructor/training fire event in the United States, attracting more than 26,000 participants and visitors each year with in hands-on training sessions and instructor development courses.

France Meder, Luxfer’s SCBA marketing manager, said: “FDIC is an extremely important show for Luxfer and, as long-term exhibitors, we were especially delighted with reaction to our new LCX-SL products, particularly among trainers and OEMs who appreciate the benefit of added weight savings. For example, when fighting a fire in a high-rise, multi-story building, a firefighter might need to carry five or six cylinders. Using LCX-SL cylinders could cut five or six pounds off the firefighter’s load. That’s a significant weight savings when you’re climbing a long distance.”

Re-engineered to the meet DOT SP 10915, these next-generation Luxfer cylinders offer exceptional strength and durability even under extreme conditions.

Available in a wide range of capacities and specifications, Luxfer’s LCX-SL cylinders offer a full 15-year lifetime warranty along with a five-year re-qualification period.

For more information about LCX-SL Super-Light SCBA cylinders, visit or call toll free: 800-764-0366.

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