RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Aug. 29, 2005)—Representatives from Luxfer Gas Cylinders joined doctors, clinicians, patients and experts from all areas of long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) at the Sixth Oxygen Consensus Conference in Denver, Colo., Aug. 25-28.
Luxfer Gas Cylinders will play a major part in helping a team of British doctors reach the summit of Mount Everest in 2007 by donating revolutionary Luxfer Superlite™ cylinders capable of delivering oxygen in a closed circuit breathing system for up to 20 hours.
2 December 2003 - Medica 2003 recently showcased Luxfer Medical’s revolutionary 7000 series, a range of ultra-lightweight medical gas cylinders aimed at minimising the ever-growing problem of occupational injuries associated with patient and equipment handling.
May 23, 2003 - Luxfer Medical’s lightweight oxygen cylinders played a major role in helping the RN and RM Expedition reach the summit of Mount Everest despite overwhelming setbacks including injuries and abnormally high winds during the 8,800 North Ridge Climb.
Luxfer Medical recently showcased the revolutionary 7000 series of aluminium, hoop-wrap and composite cylinders at Medica 2002 resulting in unprecedented interest amongst visitors keen to benefit from the physical and operational benefits associated with lightweight cylinders.
In April 2003 the Royal Navy and Royal Marines are mounting a 2-month expedition to climb the North East Ridge of Mount Everest. Comprising ten climbers and three support managers it will be the RN and RM’s first attempt on the World’s highest mountain, marking the 50th anniversary of its first ascent by Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing. The expedition patron is Admiral Sir Jonathon Band KCB, Commander-in-Chief Fleet.
October 15, 2002—Luxfer Gas Cylinders facilities in the United States were awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification for “Design and Manufacture of Compressed Gas Cylinders” in October 2002 following an extensive audit in September.
RIVERSIDE, Calif - May 21, 2001 -- Luxfer Gas Cylinders announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has determined that Luxfer carbon composite cylinders need to be retested only every five years instead of every three years. Luxfer is the first and only U.S. cylinder manufacturer to be granted this extended retest cycle, which applies both to new carbon composite cylinders and cylinders already in use.