SCUBA cylinders that are reliable under high pressures | Thunderbird Cylinders

SCUBA cylinders on left. SCUBA diver on right.


Reliable under high pressures for superior underwater performance

The world's first aluminum SCUBA cylinders were developed in cooperation with Jacques Cousteau right here at our facility in Graham, North Carolina. With unmatched expertise, that legacy continues here at Thunderbird.

The largest selection of aluminum gas cylinders in the United States

See our full line of SCUBA cylinders, available in a wide range of size and weight options. We offer the broadest portfolio of high-quality aluminum gas cylinders to safely serve compressed gas market needs.


Our SCUBA cylinders are made from 6061 alloy, an aluminum magnesium-silicon blend that improves durability and performance.

  • High-pressure tanks for more time underwater
  • Improved fracture toughness
  • Resistant to tearing and cracking
  • Withstands high-pressure loads over long periods
  • Corrosion-resistant interior, exterior
  • Available in a range of exterior finishes
  • Made to U.S. DOT and Transport Canada standards
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