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Luxfer did not manufacture scuba cylinder that ruptured in Australia in August 2009

SYDNEY, Australia (10 November 2009)—Luxfer Gas Cylinders has received enquiries about the rupture of a scuba cylinder in New South Wales on 16 August 2009. Various accounts of the incident, including several safety alerts, have been published, some of which may have led readers to believe that Luxfer manufactured the cylinder involved in the incident. This is not the case.




Luxfer's Nottingham plant sets new production record by manufacturing one million cylinders in a single year

NOTTINGHAM, England (Dec. 25, 2006)—The production team at the Luxfer Gas Cylinders manufacturing facility in Nottingham set a new production record by making one million cylinders in 2006—and they did it just in time for Christmas.


Luxfer donates scuba tanks in support of underwater archaeology in Florida Keys

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Dec. 19, 2006)—Sometime between 1740 and 1780, a fierce storm engulfed a two-masted sailing ship in treacherous waters off the Florida Keys. The storm drove the ship into the shallows, where it struck a reef and rapidly sank. About 250 men went down with the vessel, including her crew and a number of British soldiers who were being transported.


Luxfer Gas Cylinders names SK Cylinder Corporation distributor of Luxfer products in Japan

TOKYO, Japan (July 19, 2006)—Luxfer Gas Cylinders, the world’s largest manufacturer of high-pressure aluminum and composite cylinders, announced today that SK Cylinder Corporation will become a distributor of Luxfer products in Japan.


Luxfer adds Visual Eddy Mark V to approved equipment list for inspecting Luxfer aluminum cylinders manufactured from 6351 alloy and 6061 alloy

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2005)—Luxfer Gas Cylinders has announced that the Visual Eddy Mark V™ eddy-current inspection device has been tested and found suitable for use with Luxfer aluminum cylinders manufactured both from 6351 alloy and 6061 alloy. This device is manufactured by Visual Eddy Products, Inc.




Luxfer approves use of Visual Plus 3 eddy-current inspection equipment for Luxfer aluminum cylinders manufactured from 6351 alloy and 6061 alloy

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (October 11, 2004)—Luxfer Gas Cylinders has announced that computer-aided Visual Plus 3™ eddy-current inspection equipment is suitable for use with Luxfer aluminum cylinders manufactured both from 6351 alloy and 6061 alloy. Visual Plus 3 is manufactured and marketed by Advanced Inspection Technology, Inc. (AIT).