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Engineering, Quality & Certifications

Over 5,000,000 cylinders produced!

Acetylene Cylinders

Performance and quality of our cylinders is our #1goal. Our design and production engineers are thoroughly familiar with the metallurgical and forming characteristics of various metals, alloys and high-strength steels. Our quality group continuously maintains all policies and procedures to ensure compliance to all of our many certifications. Together our technical teams have accumulated years of experience in meeting the performance standards of industry, advisory and regulatory organizations.

Norris Cylinder Company’s Quality, Environmental and Safety Policy

Norris is committed to meeting and exceeding the requirements of our internal and external customers, as well as all applicable regulatory requirements. Our management and staff strive to continuously improve the effectiveness of our management system and to fulfill our quality, environmental and safety objectives. Objectives are established for key areas of our manufacturing and business processes, and they are continuously monitored for improvement. Moreover, we are committed not only to complying with environmental and safety regulations and legislation, but also to prevent pollution and the prevention of injury and ill health that may result from our processes.

Quality Certifications

We are committed to compliance and prevention of pollution from our processes. Our management and staff strive for continuous improvement in meeting international standards for our products. Established objectives are continuously monitored for improvements in our manufacturing and business practices.


ISO 9001 : 2008


ISO 14001 : 2004


ISO 18001 : 2007

International Standards

Norris is committed to meeting and exceeding all applicable requirements from customers through careful quality assurance practices as well as strict attention to detail and workmanship. Today, Norris' cylinders are used by customers on every continent, meeting and exceeding the global industrial gas community's expectations.

Cylinder Certifications

We have a variety of models designed and approved to one or more of the following certifications. Please contact us for more information.

  • DOT/TC – US/Canada
  • ADR 2011 (π) – Europe
  • UN (DOT CFR49) – United Nations
  • AS – Australia
  • NZ – New Zealand
  • IS – India
  • KGS – Korea
  • ASME – American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • NBBI – The National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors