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.
Cylinders come equipped with a DIN/K type valve that easily converts back and forth depending on the type of first stage regulator to be used in conjunction with the cylinder increasing the versatility of the tank. Steel cylinders are heavier than the same capacity aluminum cylinder and this characteristic has many advantages. The heavier construction allows the diver to remove lead weight from their weight belt or integrated weight system of the BCD, allowing the diver to better distribute weight by moving it to the rear of the BCD a great advantage when wearing a back-inflation style (Wing) BCD.
Faber LP cylinders have a round bottom and come equipped with a cylinder boot.
The Faber cylinders are 2640 psi (182 bar) working pressure cylinders with a 10% overfill rating, negatively buoyant from -2.43 lbs. to -4.87 lbs. (-1.1 kg to 2.2 kg) when full and are positively buoyant from 1.24 lbs. to 4.07 lbs. (563 g to 1.85 kg) when empty. Cylinders are made from triple protected zinc sprayed and epoxy and polyurethane painted deep drawn chromium molybdenum steel. All cylinders come equipped with a tank boot. When shipped the tanks valves will be removed and the tank will require re-inspection before being filled.
All Faber cylinders meet certificated specifications of the US Department of Transportation (DOT) with DOT-3AA specification and Transport Canada Safety and Security (TC) with TC-3AAM specifications. Steel Cylinder Hydro Dates
Blue Steel The Distributor of Faber tanks makes every effort to ship the newest possible hydro date on all cylinders. However, due to high manufacturing quantities on various models, fluctuating sales volumes due to market conditions, hydro inventory will very. Cylinders shipped within 16 months of Manufacture date are considered “current hydro”