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L6X aluminum medical cylinders
L6X aluminum medical cylinders

L6X® aluminum medical cylinders

Our L6X all-metal oxygen cylinders are manufactured from our exclusive L6X aluminum alloy, our proprietary formula of 6061 alloy.


Categories: Medical

Luxfer metallurgists, among the most recognized experts in the industry, developed this corrosion-resistant blend specifically to provide excellent performance in the most demanding high-pressure applications. Compared to conventional versions of 6061 alloy, Luxfer’s L6X has been optimized to improve durability, fracture toughness and resistance to tearing and cracking, even under high-pressure loads over long periods.

Because of the unique performance characteristics of L6X alloy, Luxfer has consistently passed all extensive, rigorous testing performed by major global gas companies and met or exceeded requirements set by every major cylinder regulatory authority in the world. Widely used in home oxygen therapy, emergency medical services and medical institutional applications in more than 50 countries, the more than 50 million cylinders Luxfer has manufactured from L6X alloy have an outstanding record for safe, dependable performance.

Luxfer aluminum cylinders are cycle-tested in excess of 100,000 cycles at service pressure to ensure dependable performance. Up to 40% lighter in weight than comparable steel cylinders, Luxfer aluminum cylinders are also highly corrosion-resistant and well suited to low-temperature applications.


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Technical specifications (Metric)

Service pressureOxygen capacityDiameterLengthWeightInternal volumeThread sizePart number
barlmmmmkgl
153114.181.4228.60.80.70.750-16UNF-2BM4
15316481.4299110.750-16UNF-2BM6
139171111.1201.61.31.20.750-16UNF-2BM6A
139209.6111.1233.21.51.40.750-16UNF-2BM7
139248.4111.1269.91.71.70.750-16UNF-2BM9
139414.6111.1412.82.32.80.750-16UNF-2BMD15
153647.1133.4433.43.940.750-16UNF-2BJumbo D
139682.2111.1641.43.44.60.750-16UNF-2BME24
1531723.5184.2596.910.310.71.125-12UNF-2B, M25 x 2M60
1532546184.283513.715.71.125-12UNF-2BM90
1533452.5203.2922.317.921.31.125-12UNF-2BMM
1394338.3203.212162229.51.125-12UNF-2BM150
2075671.12181057.929.326.11.125-12UNF-2BM200
1537506.82501305.138.746.41.125-12UNF-2BM265

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All parts are DOT/TC approved. 

Specifications subject to change.

Technical specifications (Imperial)

Service pressureOxygen capacityDiameterLengthWeightInternal volumeThread sizePart number
psift³ininlbin³
221643.291.842.70.750-16UNF-2BM4
22165.83.211.82.2620.750-16UNF-2BM6
201564.47.92.8710.750-16UNF-2BM6A
20157.44.49.23.2870.750-16UNF-2BM7
20158.84.410.63.81030.750-16UNF-2BM9
201514.64.416.351720.750-16UNF-2BMD15
221622.95.317.18.62440.750-16UNF-2BJumbo D
201524.14.425.37.42830.750-16UNF-2BME24
221660.97.323.522.66501.125-12UNF-2B, M25 x 2M60
221689.97.332.930.39601.125-12UNF-2BM90
2216121.9836.339.513021.125-12UNF-2BMM
2015153.2847.948.518001.125-12UNF-2BM150
3000200.38.641.764.615901.125-12UNF-2BM200
2216265.19.851.485.328311.125-12UNF-2BM265

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All parts are DOT/TC approved. 

Specifications subject to change.