Metal Impact Aluminum 80 Cylinder, Brushed No-Coat

$174.00
In Stock
SKU
XSS-AL-80MIP
Metal Impact brand Aluminum 80 cubic foot primary SCUBA cylinder (aka SCUBA "Tank") preferred by experienced sport and technical divers.

Prices for these cylinders do NOT include free shipping.

Questions? Cylinder FAQ and Valve FAQ

Metal Impact Aluminum 80 Cylinder, Brushed No-Coat

Nitrox Ready Valve, O2 Valve Upgrade and No Valve / No VIP Options
Nitrox Ready Valve, O2 Valve Upgrade and No Valve / No VIP Options Premium Valve Options Premium O2 Valve Options Neck Detail
  • The most popular size cylinder in the world
  • Cylinders and valves are Imperial 3/4 NPS threads
  • DOT and CTC markings for use in North America
  • Includes spare o-ring and valve protector cap
  • Cylinder and valve are Nitrox Ready

Dive Gear Express ships your Nitrox Ready cylinder with the valve installed (domestic ground US only). Unless you select no valve, the valve included in our price is a very high quality DGX Premium Pro Valve in your choice of design, plus a DIN/K insert to make the valve suitable for use with both DIN or Yoke regulator fittings. The cylinders ordered with valves have a current month Nitrox Ready decal.

Our "DGX Complete" Setup Includes:

  • Nitrox Ready Cylinder
  • DGX Premium Pro Valve in choice of design and configuration
  • DIN/K Insert for use with Yoke regulator fittings
  • Spare O-ring for valve face
  • Valve Protector Cap
  • Current Nitrox Ready Decal †

† Our shop evidence of inspection 3" X 6" dated decal (aka "VIP sticker") states "this cylinder and valve are suitable for service with compressed gases containing greater than 23.5% oxygen." That means the cylinder and valve, prior to initial use, are oxygen clean and oxygen compatible. If you plan to use this cylinder with gases containing more than 40% oxygen then the upgrade to our DGX Premium Oxygen Valve is suggested. If you select the No Valve / No VIP option, then the VIP decal is NOT included.

Questions? Cylinder FAQ and Valve FAQ

More Information
SKU XSS-AL-80MIP
Weight 40.0000
Brand Metal Impact
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Aluminum Cylinders at Dive Gear Express

Features of All Aluminum SCUBA Tanks
from Dive Gear Express

  • Manufactured in North America
  • 6061 alloy, an aluminum-magnesium-silicon blend
  • Both U.S. DOT-3AL and Canadian TC-3ALM markings
  • 0.750-14 NPS (3/4 NPS) threaded neck opening
  • Cylinder and valve are Nitrox Ready
 

How to Select a SCUBA Tank

Our factual but easy-to-read article helps you make this big decision by giving you information on:

  • Aluminum tanks versus steel tanks
  • Low-pressure tanks versus high-pressure tanks
  • Tank paints, coatings, and finishes
  • Tank dimensions and capacity recommendations

Click Here to read How to Select a SCUBA Tank.

SCUBA Tanks must be hydrostatically tested every five years (60 months). The larger primary cylinders typically have a factory hydro date between 3 and 9 months old, but not more than 12 months old. Smaller cylinders may have a factory hydro date up to 24 months old as these are manufactured less frequently.

Our cylinders and valves are Imperial 3/4 NPS neck threads, NOT Metric M25 neck threads, and the valves have overpressure relief devices. The cylinders have US DOT and Canadian CTC markings suitable for use ONLY in North America. Our cylinders and valves are NOT CE approved and NOT suitable for use in the European Union, and NOT marked appropriately for use in Australia and New Zealand.

Aluminum Cylinders at Dive Gear Express

Cylinder Brand† Service
Pressure
True Air †
Capacity
Diameter
(inches)
Height*
(inches)
Weight Empty
(pounds)
Buoyancy Full : Empty
(pounds)
Aluminum 6 Metal Impact 3000 psi 5.8 ft3 3.20 10.9 2.7 - 1.8 : - 1.4
Aluminum 8 Metal Impact 2015 psi 7.6 ft3 4.38 10.8 3.8 + 1.5 : + 2.0
Aluminum 13 Metal Impact 3000 psi 12.8 ft3 4.38 12.7 6.0 - 2.1 : - 1.3
Aluminum 19 Metal Impact 3000 psi 18.3 ft3 4.38 17.3 7.9 - 1.9 : - 0.7
Aluminum 20 Catalina 3000 psi 20.1 ft3 5.25 13.8 9.2 - 1.4 : - 0.0
Aluminum 30 Metal Impact 3000 psi 29.1 ft3 5.25 19.5 12.3 - 2.0 : - 0.1
Aluminum 40 Luxfer 3000 psi 40 ft3 5.25 24.6 15.3 -0.7: + 1.8
Aluminum 40 Metal Impact 3000 psi 38.8 ft3 5.25 24.9 15.3 -1.0: + 1.4
Aluminum 72 Metal Impact 3000 psi 69.9 ft3 6.89 26.0 27.8 - 0.7 : + 2.8
Aluminum 80 Luxfer 3000 psi 77.6 ft3 7.25 26.1 31.4 - 1.4 : + 3.4
Aluminum 80 Metal Impact 3000 psi 77.5 ft3 7.25 26.1 31.9 - 1.5 : + 3.3
* Height dimension is cylinder only, i.e. less valve.
†  Visit Calculating SCUBA Cylinder Free Gas Capacities for more information about True Capacity values.


     

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