Markets for lightweight composite cylinders


AMS Composite Cylinders produces type 1 aluminium cylinders, type 2 hoop-wrapped cylinders and type 3 carbon composite gas cylinders in both standard and custom sizes, with solutions designed to meet the needs of a wide range of industry applications.
Our solutions serve the following markets for composite cylinders:


We supply ultra-lightweight gas cylinders for a full range of healthcare applications, to customers across the UK, Europe and the Middle East.

AMS cylinders include products designed for medical facility, emergency service, home user and ambulatory oxygen applications – from oxygen therapy and emergency oxygen to other specialist medical requirements and helium cylinders for MRI applications.


AMS lightweight gas cylinders are utilised in SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus) systems by clients across the globe. With light weights and high capacities, they deliver real-world performance benefits to firefighters and rescue teams in the most demanding, high pressure and hazardous environments.

In addition, we also supply a range of cylinders designed for recreational, professional and specialist diving applications:

Cylinders for Aviation

In the aviation industry, every gram counts. AMS produces lightweight, high capacity and durable Type 3 carbon composite cylinders designed to perform in modern aviation and aerospace applications.

Our solutions include aviation emergency oxygen cylinders for cabin air, to storing hydrogen for the next generation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) drones:

Advanced Applications

AMS produces lightweight aluminium and carbon composite gas cylinders to meet a huge range of client requirements and potential industry applications. From speciality gases, calibration gases and environmental monitoring, to thermal cutting equipment and hydrogen fuel cells – we supply gas cylinders to clients across the globe: