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Luxfer carbon composite cylinders are first to be granted five-year retest cycle by DOT

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.




Luxfer makes SCBA and SCUBA cylinder inspection guides available for free download

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - March 1, 2000 - Luxfer Gas Cylinders, the world's largest manufacturer of high-pressure aluminum and composite cylinders for most major gas markets, today announced that it would make downloadable versions of its Guide to SCBA Cylinder Inspection and Guide to SCUBA Cylinder Inspection available to its customers for free on its website at www.luxfercylinders.com.




Luxfer acquires new company in the USA

RIVERSIDE, Calif. 17 May 1999 – The acquisition of Tanks D’Art by Luxfer, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-pressure gas cylinders, was announced today by Riverside–based Dr. Henry Holroyd, Sr. Vice President of Research and Development at Luxfer Gas Cylinders, a Division of the Luxfer Group Limited, headquartered in Manchester, England.


Acquisition of Hydrospin

RIVERSIDE, CA, 18th December, 1998 – The acquisition of Hydrospin, Inc. by Luxfer, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-pressure gas cylinders, was announced today by John Rhodes, Divisional Managing Director of Luxfer Gas Cylinders, a Division of the Luxfer Group Limited, headquartered in Manchester, England.