Technologies, Inc., announced that it has selected second-generation G-STOR™
Go Type 4 cylinders, G-Flo™ valves and related technologies from
Luxfer Gas Cylinders for its compressed natural gas (CNG) on-board fuel systems
for heavy-duty trucks.
Mainstay CEO Rod Grandy, Mainstay will use these Luxfer products exclusively in
their new generation of systems. "The market-leading weight and capacity attributes
of Luxfer's G-STOR Go cylinders gives us greater design flexibility to customize
the range, weight and durability features of our systems," he said.
also provide cylinder and valve engineering and product support related to
Mainstay's efforts in the heavy-duty over-the-road truck channel. "The cost of
on-board fuel systems has been a factor in the adoption of CNG in this space,
and the supply channel has been working diligently to lower the cost of these
systems and to better match system ranges to actual fleet requirements," Grandy
said. "Working closely with Luxfer gives us the ability to leverage their
best-in-class cylinders and related technologies into our systems to meet
industry price points and to continue innovating with new system configurations
Mark Lawday, Luxfer
Business Development Director for the alternative fuel market, commented: "We
are pleased to be developing our long-standing relationship with Mainstay and
supplying them with our new GEN2 G-Stor Go cylinders and G-Flo valves. For more
than 50 years, Luxfer has specialized in reducing cylinder weight while
ensuring the highest levels of safety, durability and performance."
Mainstay Fuel Technologies, Inc.
Based in Piedmont, S.C., Mainstay (www.mainstayfueltech.com) specializes in designing, engineering and producing CNG
fuel-delivery systems. The company provides products and services for Class 7
and 8 heavy-duty vehicles, including refuse trucks, concrete mixers, vocational
trucks and over-the-road tractors. The company also offers products and
services for Class 3 through 6 medium-duty work trucks, service vehicles and
Luxfer Gas Cylinders
Luxfer Gas Cylinders (www.luxfercylinders.com),
an operating company of Luxfer Group
(NYSE: LXFR), is the world's largest producer of aluminum and composite
cylinders. The company has a worldwide presence in many markets, including
alternative fuel, life support, medical, specialty gas, beverage, fire
extinguishers, aerospace, inflation, scuba and performance racing. Luxfer
operates manufacturing facilities in England, the United States, France, China
and India. More than 70 million Luxfer cylinders in service around the globe have
an exemplary record for dependable service and safety.