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Uziel Gal 03-04-2006 03:59 PM

URGENT ATTENTION: Limited Luxfer recall
 
It would appear that a batch of tanks sent by Luxfer for their initial pre-sale hydro test managed to be dispatched back to Luxfer by the hydro testing facility WITHOUT having been fully tested.

As such, Luxfer have asked that these tanks be returned for a full hydro test.

Information regarding this recall has been posted on the PMI web site, but could effect the air systems made by other companies: -

http://www.buypmi.com/Pmi_luxfer.htm

If you own an air system that has been assembled with a Luxfer tank, you can check your tanks serial number here: -

http://www.luxfercylinders.com/ctest/

Tabris17 03-04-2006 06:14 PM

So this is the fault of the hydro-testing facility and not Luxfer itself, correct?

TheSpy11 03-04-2006 07:31 PM

That's what it sounds like. :|

Uziel Gal 03-05-2006 05:55 AM

Luxfer only make the bottles, they have no part in the hydrotesting process, so it would appear to be entirely down to an error at the test facility.

Tabris17 03-17-2006 06:45 AM

I received an email the other day from Macdev about the Luxfer recall and they said that Macdev is not affected by this recall. Macdev tanks are okay.

Uziel Gal 03-17-2006 10:51 AM

Still best to check - it only takes a minute.

Jeff_Meister 12-30-2006 12:36 AM

Yeah I just checked mine and it was fine...Im relieved.

tennisboy34 01-19-2007 01:15 PM

There is a 68/4500 luxfer crossfire tank on ebay, is it still ok to buy.

Uziel Gal 01-19-2007 01:22 PM

Impossible to tell without checking the serial number. Ask the seller to give you the serial number and then click on the Luxfer link in the first post, enter the serial number, and it will check whether the tank needs to be hydrotested or not.


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