G-Pak™ gas-storage system
The second new product is the G-Pak system for storage and transportation of high-pressure gases, including compressed natural gas (CNG) and hydrogen, at pressures up to 5,000 psig. At the heart of the system are Luxfer G-Stor™ Pro Type 3 (aluminum-lined) carbon composite cylinders fitted with high-flow valves and protected by a reliable glass-bulb-based pressure/thermal safety system.
The G-Pak consists of an all-aluminum frame that encloses the cylinders, a regulated control panel, a high-flow regulator, easy-to-use push-pull valve actuators and built-in NGV1 receptacles that allow the G-Pak to be filled at most CNG filling stations. Customized control panels are also available.
An important G-Pak feature is its small footprint, which enables two or three units to be stacked in the bed of a standard pickup truck. Two units have a tare weight of only 520 pounds, so one or two G-Paks with CNG can be transported without a driver's hazmat endorsement or truck placarding.
CNG capacity is 21 dge at 3,600 psig. Hydrogen capacity is 6.3 kg at 5,000 psig
"Our G-Pak gas-storage systems are a first for the industry, permitting easy transport of high volumes of CNG in a standard pickup without the need for hazmat-endorsed drivers," Michael Koonce said.
For more information about these and other products from Luxfer-GTM Technologies, call 415-856-0570 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
About Luxfer-GTM Technologies
Luxfer-GTM Technologies, LLC, is a joint venture between Luxfer Group (NYSE:LXFR) and GTM Technologies that started in 2013. The joint venture specializes in manufacturing modules for transportation and storage of compressed gases, including natural gas, hydrogen, helium, breathing air and other gases.
U.K. based Luxfer Group (www.luxfer.com) is an advanced materials technology company specializing in the design and manufacture of high-performance materials, components and gas-containment devices for environmental, healthcare, protection and specialty end-markets. The Group's Luxfer Gas Cylinders division is the world's largest manufacturer of high-pressure aluminum and composite cylinders.
Based in San Francisco, Calif., GTM Technologies (www.gtmtechnologies.com) has production facilities in Tulsa, Okla. GTM's gas-transport product line ranges from its small G-Pak series, to pickup-trailered systems, to large 50-foot transports. All GTM products comply with DOT and TC special permits and are approved for a variety of gases.
Luxfer-GTM Technologies, LLC | Michael Koonce, 415-856-0570