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L6X aluminum SCBA cylinder

Luxfer's all-aluminum SCBA and life-support cylinders have been the industry workhorse in North America since the early 1970s.

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L6X® Aluminum

Luxfer's all-aluminum SCBA and life-support cylinders have been the industry workhorse in North America since the early 1970s. Since 1988, Luxfer has manufactured these cylinders from its own proprietary version of 6061-T6 alloy. Now marketed as L6X, this exclusive aluminum-magnesium-silicon formula was specifically designed by Luxfer metallurgists. More than 40 million L6X all-metal and composite cylinders in service around the world have an exemplary record for safety and dependability.

Features and benefits:

  • Up to 40 percent lighter in weight than comparable steel cylinders.
  • Luxfer aluminum SCBA cylinders are non-magnetic and extremely corrosion resistant.
  • Improved durability, fracture toughness and resistance to tearing and cracking.
  • Manufactured in the USA.

Notes: All cylinders have non-limited service life as long as they pass required periodic testing. All cylinders are certified to DOT-3AL/TC-3ALM.


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Technical specifications (Metric)

DurationAir capacityService pressureDiameterLengthWeightWater volumeThreadsService lifeMaterialPart numberProduct family
Minlbarmmmmkglyears
51981531112353.61.40.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL007L6X-AL
52261531112533.81.50.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL008L6X-AL
52552071122494.61.30.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL009L6X-AL
103742071113332.71.90.750-16UNF-2B M25x2NLLAluminumL13SL6X-AL
103742071332543.11.90.625-18UNF-2B M18x1.5NLLAluminumL014L6X-AL
3012741531715307.18.40.750-16UNF-2B/1.125-12UNF-2BNLLAluminumL045L6X-AL
3012741531715307.78.40.750-16UNF-2B/1.125-12UNF-2BNLLAluminumL045L6X-AL

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Specifications subject to change.

Technical specifications (Imperial)

DurationAir capacityService pressureDiameterLengthWeightWater volumeThreadsService lifeMaterialPart numberProduct family
Minft³psiininlbin³years
5722164.49.33.6830.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL007L6X-AL
5822164.4103.8920.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL008L6X-AL
5930004.49.84.6790.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL009L6X-AL
101330004.413.161160.750-16UNF-2B M25x2NLLAluminumL13SL6X-AL
101330005.3106.91160.625-18UNF-2B M18x1.5NLLAluminumL014L6X-AL
304522166.820.916.95170.750-16UNF-2B/1.125-12UNF-2BNLLAluminumL045L6X-AL
304522166.820.916.95170.750-16UNF-2B/1.125-12UNF-2BNLLAluminumL045L6X-AL

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Specifications subject to change.
DurationAir capacityService pressureDiameterLengthWeightWater volumeThreadsService lifeMaterialPart numberProduct family
Minlbarmmmmkglyears
51981531112353.61.40.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL007L6X-AL
52261531112533.81.50.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL008L6X-AL
52552071122494.61.30.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL009L6X-AL
103742071113332.71.90.750-16UNF-2B M25x2NLLAluminumL13SL6X-AL
103742071332543.11.90.625-18UNF-2B M18x1.5NLLAluminumL014L6X-AL
3012741531715307.18.40.750-16UNF-2B/1.125-12UNF-2BNLLAluminumL045L6X-AL
3012741531715307.78.40.750-16UNF-2B/1.125-12UNF-2BNLLAluminumL045L6X-AL
n/a2.92071003731.320.750-16 UNF15L6X-CompositeM15AL6X-MED
n/a3.32071143931.52.80.750-16 UNF-2BNLLL6X-CompositeM22AL6X-MED
n/a5.92071114132.72.80.750-16 UNF-2BNLLL7X-ALMD22L7X-AL
104332071113462.22.20.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL15HL7X-AL
156802071333843.73.40.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL24HL7X-AL
522620710023421.10.625-18UNF15Full wrap carbonL08MLCX
104812071143561.42.50.625-18UNF15Full wrap carbonL17MLCX
155383101163301.720.875-14UNF-2B15Full wrap carbonL19JLCX
156513101173581.92.40.875-14UNF-2B15Full wrap carbonL23CLCX
3012741531675193.28.50.750-16UNF15Full wrap carbonL45GLCX
30127431013846734.70.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL45MLCX
3012741531724883.18.40.750-16UNF15Full wrap carbonL45SLCX
4530002071725264.28.50.750-16UN15Full wrap carbonL62MLCX
4518403101595164.16.80.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL65GLCX
4518403101724574.26.80.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL65MLCX
6024623101755505.390.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL87CLCX
6024623101755505.390.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL87GLCX
6024623101815315.390.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL87MLCX
3012743101404743.24.70.875-14UNF30Full wrap carbonL45ZLCX-EL
4518403101635254.56.80.875-14UNF30Full wrap carbonL65ZLCX-EL
6024623101785505.990.875-14UNF30Full wrap carbonL87ZLCX-EL
3012743791274622.63.8M18 x 1.515Full wrap carbonL46ALCX-HP
4518403791485013.65.7M18 x 1.515Full wrap carbonL66DLCX-HP
6024623791715064.67.6M18 x 1.515Full wrap carbonL87VLCX-HP
7531133791805625.89.5M18 x 1.515Full wrap carbonL110CLCX-HP
3012743101384602.74.60.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL45RLCX-SL
4518403101605083.66.80.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL65RLCX-SL
4518403101734523.86.80.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL66BLCX-SL
6024623101815304.990.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL87ELCX-SL
6024623101755414.690.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL87RLCX-SL
30127431013846734.60.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL45M-XDLCX-XD
4518403101595164.16.80.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL65G-XDLCX-XD
6024623101755505.390.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL87G-XDLCX-XD
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DurationAir capacityService pressureDiameterLengthWeightWater volumeThreadsService lifeMaterialPart numberProduct family
Minft³psiininlbin³years
5722164.49.33.6830.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL007L6X-AL
5822164.4103.8920.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL008L6X-AL
5930004.49.84.6790.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL009L6X-AL
101330004.413.161160.750-16UNF-2B M25x2NLLAluminumL13SL6X-AL
101330005.3106.91160.625-18UNF-2B M18x1.5NLLAluminumL014L6X-AL
304522166.820.916.95170.750-16UNF-2B/1.125-12UNF-2BNLLAluminumL045L6X-AL
304522166.820.916.95170.750-16UNF-2B/1.125-12UNF-2BNLLAluminumL045L6X-AL
5830003.313.42.7730.750-16UNF-2B15Hoop-wrap*L08WL6X-HW
101745003.815.34.91110.750-16UNF-2B 0.875-14UNF-2B15Hoop-wrap*L17AL6X-HW
152345003.819.45.91440.875-14UNF-2B15Hoop-wrap*L23WL6X-HW
n/a2.93000414.72.91220.750-16 UNF15L6X-CompositeM15AL6X-MED
n/a3.330004.515.53.31710.750-16 UNF-2BNLLL6X-CompositeM22AL6X-MED
n/a5.930004.416.35.91690.750-16 UNF-2BNLLL7X-ALMD22L7X-AL
101530004.413.64.91340.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL15HL7X-AL
152430005.315.18.22100.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL24HL7X-AL
58300049.22680.625-18UNF15Full wrap carbonL08MLCX
101730004.5143.11510.625-18UNF15Full wrap carbonL17MLCX
151945004.6133.71220.875-14UNF-2B15Full wrap carbonL19JLCX
152345004.614.14.21480.875-14UNF-2B15Full wrap carbonL23CLCX
304522166.620.57.15230.750-16UNF15Full wrap carbonL45GLCX
304545005.418.46.62850.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL45MLCX
304522166.819.26.95140.750-16UNF15Full wrap carbonL45SLCX
456030006.820.79.35210.750-16UNF15Full wrap carbonL62MLCX
456545006.320.394180.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL65GLCX
456545006.8189.34160.875-1415Full wrap carbonL65MLCX
608745006.921.711.65500.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL87CLCX
608745006.921.711.65500.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL87GLCX
608745007.120.911.75500.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL87MLCX
304545005.518.772850.875-14UNF30Full wrap carbonL45ZLCX-EL
456545006.420.69.84180.875-14UNF30Full wrap carbonL65ZLCX-EL
60874500721.712.95500.875-14UNF30Full wrap carbonL87ZLCX-EL
30455500518.25.8233M18 x 1.515Full wrap carbonL46ALCX-HP
456555005.819.78349M18 x 1.515Full wrap carbonL66DLCX-HP
608755006.719.910.1465M18 x 1.515Full wrap carbonL87VLCX-HP
7511055007.122.112.8581M18 x 1.515Full wrap carbonL110CLCX-HP
304545005.418.15.92850.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL45RLCX-SL
456545006.3207.94180.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL65RLCX-SL
456545006.817.88.44160.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL66BLCX-SL
608745007.120.610.75500.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL87ELCX-SL
608745006.921.310.15500.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL87RLCX-SL
304545005.418.46.62850.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL45M-XDLCX-XD
456545006.320.394180.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL65G-XDLCX-XD
608745006.921.711.65500.875-14UNF15Full wrap carbonL87G-XDLCX-XD
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