Salvage of Gas Cylinders

Salvage and Transport

Safety transport container for hazardous gas cylinders

Safety for people and the environment

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Salvage Container GASTOR 


Consider the following scenarios

  • An acetylene gas cylinder threatens to explode after a traffic accident and must be secured. 
  • Old gas cylinders are discovered and must be identified, safely contained and removed from the scene.
  • UTM provides salvage pressure recepacles or  cylinder recovery vessels (GASTO) for the safe transportation of hazardous gas cylinders.

Salvage Container GASTOR Typ M

The UTM salvage container for gas cylinders (GASTOR) was approved by the BAM (German abbr. for Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing) for a variety of different gases.

Even acetylene gas cylinders, which are the source of the explosive hazard, can be safely transported in this containment vessel.

BAM test

At the beginning of 2008, various tests were carried out at BAM's facilities in which different acetylene gas cylinders were ignited inside the safety container.

Salvage of hazardous gas cylinders

Identification, salvage, containment, transport and safe disposal is only possible with extreme caution and with application of safety engineering technologies.

UTM assists you in these areas of hazard prevention. Please contact us here.

Remotely Operated Salvage Robot - ROSS

If it is necessary to recover gas cylinders from a safe distance, the UTM salvage robot ROSS is the solution for rapid hazard removal.