If you are not using steel cylinders, try to use one and you will soon realize what you have been missing. Faber can offer you the most comprehensive range of cylinders for scuba diving. Every year Faber produce and sell around the world 100,000 cylinders for scuba diving. No other manufacturer in the world can match their capabilities and the breadth of their range. Faber Tanks and valves are nitrox ready.
The steel cylinder with its negative buoyancy throughout the dive allows you to shed the excess lead that is required to keep you properly trimmed while you dive an aluminum cylinder. Faber HP cylinders have a round bottom.
The Faber 23 High Pressure Steel Cylinders is a 3442 psi (237 bar) working pressure cylinder, negatively buoyant -2.64 lbs. (-1.2 kg) when full and is negatively buoyant -0.66 lbs. (-299.4 g) when empty.
The Faber 23 Cylinder measures (L x Dia.) 19.5″ x 3.94″ (49.53cm x 10.1cm), has a 23 cubic foot (3 liter) capacity and weighs 8.6 lbs. (3.9 kg). The cylinder size and weigh characteristics make it an excellent choice for a small stage, bailout or redundant air supply.
Cylinders are made from triple protected zinc sprayed and epoxy and polyurethane painted deep drawn chromium molybdenum steel.
Note: All Faber cylinders meet certificated specifications of the US Department of Transportation (DOT) with DOT special permit number 13488 and Transport Canada (TC) with special permit number SU7694-237.
**includes inline rebreather valve/green handwheel