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Acetylene Cylinders Overview

Acetylene Cylinders

Norris Cylinder Company manufactures an acetylene cylinder with a world renowned asbestos free, lime-silica porous mass. Norris was the original patent holder of this asbestos free mass and the original licensor to manufacturers in Spain, Australia, Germany, Czechoslovakia, France, Austria, England and the United States.

In design, construction and workmanship, Norris acetylene cylinders exceed normal industry requirements. Acetylene cylinders are available in a wide variety of sizes, specifications and configurations with either acetone or DMF as the solvent.

Norris acetylene cylinders are manufactured from steel disks that are cold cupped, drawn and welded to form a cylinder shell. They are manufactured in accordance with DOT 8/TC 8WM, DOT 8AL/TC 8WAM, or ISO-3807 specifications from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Transport Canada, or the International Organization for Standardization. The cylinders are designed to a settled service pressure of 250 psig at 70°F for a withdrawal rate of 1/7 of cylinder capacity per hour.

ISO-3807 Seamless Acetylene cylinders are available in 40L and 50L sizes.