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Luxfer escape sets
Luxfer escape sets

Escape

Getting you in and out safely.

Designed and manufactured for emergency applications, Luxfer cylinders will provide you unsurpassed protection and reliability in cramped, hazardous environments. Used in emergency escape breathing devices (EEBDs), Luxfer's smaller packages provide easy-to-transport breathing air.


Categories: SCBA and life-support

Luxfer offers a broad range of cylinders for firefighting and hazmat needs. Whether you need lighter-weight, smaller, more durable or higher-pressure cylinders, Luxfer has products you can count on.


LCX®

In 1997, Luxfer introduced its LCX line of ultra-lightweight composite cylinders fully wrapped with aerospace-grade carbon fiber. LCX composites are now the most widely used SCBA and life-support cylinders in North America. Available in a wide range of sizes, LCX cylinders are up to 70 percent lighter in weight than steel cylinders and up to 30 percent lighter than all-aluminum cylinders with the same gas capacity. All carbon-wrapped models have a five-year requalification cycle. LCX cylinders are approved to applicable U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Transport Canada (TC) standards and are designed and manufactured to meet all NFPA, NIOSH and OEM requirements.

Notes: All cylinders have a 15-year service life. All cylinders are certified to DOT-SP 10195.


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 volumeThread sizeService 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
52262071002342.01.10.625-18UNF15Full wrap carbonL08MLCX
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103742071113332.71.90.750-16UNF-2B, M25x2NLLAluminumL13SL6X-AL
103742071332543.11.90.625-18UNF-2B, M18x1.5NLLAluminumL014L6X-AL
104332071113462.22.20.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL15HL7X-AL
104812071143561.42.50.625-18UNF15Full wrap carbonL17MLCX
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155383101163301.72.00.875-14UNF-2B15Full wrap carbonL19JLCX
156513101173581.92.40.875-14UNF-2B15Full wrap carbonL23CLCX
156802071333843.73.40.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL24HL7X-AL

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Technical specifications (Imperial)

DurationAir capacityService pressureDiameterLengthWeightWater volumeThread sizeService lifeMaterialPart numberProduct family
Minft³psiininlbin³years
5722164.49.33.6830.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL007L6X-AL
5822164.410.03.8920.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL008L6X-AL
5830003.313.42.7730.750-16UNF-2B15Hoop-wrap*L08WL6X-HW
5930004.49.84.6790.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL009L6X-AL
5830004.09.22.0680.625-18UNF15Full wrap carbonL08MLCX
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101330004.413.16.01160.750-16UNF-2B, M25x2NLLAluminumL13SL6X-AL
101330005.310.06.91160.625-18UNF-2B, M18x1.5NLLAluminumL014L6X-AL
101530004.413.64.91340.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL15HL7X-AL
101745003.815.34.91110.750-16UNF-2B, 0.875-14UNF-2B15Hoop-wrap*L17AL6X-HW
101730004.514.03.11510.625-18UNF15Full wrap carbonL17MLCX
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151945004.613.03.71220.875-14UNF-2B15Full wrap carbonL19JLCX
152345004.614.14.21480.875-14UNF-2B15Full wrap carbonL23CLCX
152345003.819.45.91440.875-14UNF-2B15Hoop-wrap*L23WL6X-HW
152430005.315.18.22100.750-16UNF-2BNLLAluminumL24HL7X-AL

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Notes: Specifications subject to change.