The Carbotainer cylinder is unique in the gas distribution business. Now you can have these cylinders integrated in lightweight bundles.
Since liquefied air gases distribution started, there have been very few significant changes in the way the product is presented to customers.
The cylinder manufactured by Carbotainer means a revolution in the sector and the democratization of high technology: the lower investment cost now makes mass distribution to end customers of carbon fibre cylinders possible.
Listening to our customer’s requirements, Carbotainer presents its new innovative, modular, lightweight bundle: So light it allows carrying 26 units in a standard semi-truck.
Although the weight advantage is significant for any gas, this bundle made by Carbotainer has been specifically designed for lighter gases, such as Helium or Hydrogen, where the ratio between the weight of the content and the cylinder’s is insignificant. For H2, this ratio grows from 0,9% in traditional bundles to almost 2,2% with our new carbon fibre cylinders bundle.
Comparably to conventional steel bundles, Carbotainer has developed a lightweight modular bundle formed of composite material cylinders. It can be stacked and contains 18 50-litre cylinders interconnected by a manifold, which make a single isolated tank of pressurized gas. They are placed in a honeycomb layout, thanks to the hexagonal form of its section, which means a great space advantage.
Made of galvanized steel of great resistance, with a total capacity of 900 litres, its nominal empty weight does not exceed 625 kg, compared to the 700 litres of capacity and 1800 kg of weight of the conventional steel bundles. These characteristics give to this bundle a high efficiency in logistics and operation.
Certified by Bureau Veritas EN ISO 10961, which includes:
This lightweight bundle has been designed to contain the following gases, both in mixture and in its pure state:
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