Luxfer Type 4 Hydrogen Cylinder

RIVERSIDE, California – Luxfer Gas Cylinders, a division of Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE: LXFR), a global industrial company innovating niche applications in materials engineering, today announced the award of a clean technology grant from Alberta Innovates Hydrogen Centre of Excellence to support the development of an innovative Type 4 700 bar hydrogen cylinder.

Under terms of the agreement, Luxfer will use the Alberta Innovates grant to develop an innovative polymer-lined high pressure hydrogen cylinder at its plant located in Calgary, Alberta that reduces the number of components and time to manufacture while also having the capability of storing gaseous pressure up to 700 bar (10,000 psi).

Howard Mead, Vice President and General Manager of Luxfer Composite, notes: “Luxfer is excited to partner with Alberta Innovates on our next-generation Type 4 hydrogen cylinder development. This investment helps Luxfer demonstrate its commitment to innovative methods for hydrogen storage as well as to promote environmental sustainability.”

This next-generation Type 4 hydrogen cylinder will play a crucial role in growth markets requiring lightweight, high-volume hydrogen storage solutions such as fuel cell transit buses, heavy-duty trucks, vans, bulk gas transport, boats, and trains.

Luxfer Gas Cylinders (USA and Global)
Scott Anderson
Tel: +1 336 306 8124

About Luxfer Gas Cylinders
Luxfer Gas Cylinders is a leading manufacturer of high-pressure composite and aluminum cylinders. More than 70 million Luxfer cylinders in service around the world have an exemplary record for dependability and safety in a variety of applications, including firefighter and first-responder life support, medical, fire extinguishers, alternative fuel, specialty gas, beverage, aerospace, inflation, SCUBA and performance racing.

An operating company of Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE:LXFR), Luxfer Gas Cylinders is based in Riverside, California, and has manufacturing facilities in the U.S., England, Canada, and China.