DÜSSELDORF, Germany (Sept. 18-21, 2007)—Luxfer Gas Cylinders showcased its new LCX® Super-Light line of self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) cylinders at A+A, the world’s largest international trade fair for occupational safety, fire and health equipment.
More than 55,000 visitors attended the show, where Luxfer was one of 1,460 exhibitors from 51 countries. The event was held concurrently with the international A+A Congress, attended by 6,000 participants and featuring educational seminars, product demonstrations and forums related to health and safety in the workplace.
Luxfer’s new LCX® Super-Light cylinder line attracted considerable attention from those interested in reducing the weight of SCBA life-support cylinders carried by firefighters and emergency rescue personnel. “Luxfer’s Super-Light range of SCBA cylinders has been ergonomically designed to reduce physical strain and the possibility of injury during use,” said France Meder, Luxfer’s SCBA marketing manager. “By using optimized, ultra-thin-walled aluminium liners and high-strength carbon-composite wrapping, we have achieved significant weight savings and maximum comfort without compromising strength or durability.”
Luxfer Gas Cylinders is the world’s largest manufacturer of aluminium and composite high-pressure gas cylinders, offering the broadest range of high-performance life-support cylinders, including all-aluminium, hoop-wrapped composite and full-wrapped composite models. With an unmatched record for safety and performance, Luxfer life-support cylinders protect firefighters, emergency personnel and industrial SCBA users around the globe.
For more information, please contact Luxfer Customer Services on +44 115 980 3800, Colwick, Nottingham NG4 2BH England, or visit www.luxfercylinders.com.