Up to 20 percent lighter than existing SCBA cylinders, Luxfer ECLIPSETM (Extra-lightweight Cylinder by Luxfer for Industry Professionals in SCBA Environments) reduces the weight of a firefighter’s total equipment ensemble giving them better mobility, agility and speed. All whilst maintaining SCBA safety, reliability and durability standards.
Given that the average professional firefighter’s personal protective equipment weighs 34kg, every bit helps.
“Luxfer ECLIPSE will bring a new level of mobility, agility and flexibility to firefighters everywhere. We are excited to use the product and see these benefits firsthand as part of our advanced firefighter training programs. More importantly, we look forward to building a partnership with Luxfer, a company known for its proven track record in SCBA cylinder performance, product safety and technology innovation.” David Rhodes, Veteran Firefighter, Head of Georgia (U.S.) Smoke Divers Elite Firefighter Program, Board Member Firefighter Air Coalition.
“Luxfer ECLIPSE is a gamechanger. Any weight savings on our personal protective equipment will give us a competitive edge when we are fighting fires.When we are in the line of duty, we can feel confident in our abilities knowing that Luxfer SCBA cylinders are on our backs.” Bryan Lloyd, Fire Captain and Training Chief - Tulsa Oklahoma (U.S.) Fire Department.