October 15, 2002—Luxfer Gas Cylinders facilities in the United States were awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification for “Design and Manufacture of Compressed Gas Cylinders” in October 2002 following an extensive audit in September.
September 15, 2002—Luxfer Gas Cylinders has expanded its product line of high-pressure aluminum cylinders for industrial and specialty gas applications by adding a new, 200-cubic-foot, 3,000-psi (207-bar) cylinder.
Luxfer Gas Cylinders is gearing up to meet demand for fully wrapped composite Alternative Fuel vehicle storage cylinders. Luxfer Gas Cylinders is the gas containment division of Luxfer Group, a multinational company with sales of about $500 million a year.
Please note the following product safety notice issued by Abysmal Diving, a distributor of Luxfer scuba cylinders. Although the notice refers to Thermo scuba valves used with Luxfer cylinders, Luxfer Gas Cylinders wishes to emphasize that the notice is not a result of any action or omission on the part of Thermo Valve Corporation.
MANCHESTER: 28th September 2001 - 2:00 PM: Luxfer announced today that Ian McKinnon had stepped down from his post as Chief Executive of the Luxfer Group. He will be replaced by Brian Purves who will take over the post as Acting Chief Executive with immediate effect.
RIVERSIDE, Calif - May 21, 2001 -- Luxfer Gas Cylinders announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has determined that Luxfer carbon composite cylinders need to be retested only every five years instead of every three years. Luxfer is the first and only U.S. cylinder manufacturer to be granted this extended retest cycle, which applies both to new carbon composite cylinders and cylinders already in use.
MANCHESTER and PARIS, FRANCE: Wednesday, 18 April 2001. -- LUXFER HOLDINGS PLC and PECHINEY announced today that Pechiney had accepted Luxfer's offer to acquire Societe Metallurgique de Gerzat from Pechiney. Completion of the agreement is conditional on the satisfactory completion of the necessary approval procedures.
The bulletin contains good information about the sustained load crack phenomena, and it gives the reader advice and recommendations regarding SCBA cylinders made from 6351 aluminum alloy. However, the bulletin does not impose new requirements on the owners of these cylinders.