CNG pressure vessels

Type 4 High-pressure vessels for compressed natural gas (CNG)

Compared to liquid fuels, natural gas is a cheap and eco-friendly alternative. New sources and extraction methods have increased the global supply, and are facilitating the widespread use. The end consumer can significantly reduce his fuel and energy costs with natural gas, and reduce the environmental impact at the same time. 

To enable the store and transport large amounts of natural gas, it is compressed into high-pressure vessels at pressures which typically range between 200 and 250 bar. For this type of application, Hexagon xperion offers a wide range of different sizes and storage volumes.

X-STORE CNG Car Tank
X-STORE Production
X-STORE Bus

The main application areas for the X-STORE CNG high-pressure vessels


Automobiles
The global market for natural gas powered automobiles is growing steadily.

Many motor vehicle owners have recognized the economic and environmental advantages of natural gas, and have therefore opted to either directly purchase a natural gas powered vehicle from the manufacturer, or to have their vehicle retrofitted with this technology. Hexagon xperion is a series-production supplier for the automotive industry, and thus supplies X-STORE high-pressure vessels in accordance with the highest quality standards.

Buses
Especially in cities, numerous locally operating buses are equipped with the technology. Their diesel engines produce high amounts of fine dust which pose a health hazard for the residents. Thus, more and more municipalities are becoming interested in natural gas as a fuel source for their bus fleets. At the same time, the transition to natural gas also provides considerable fuel cost savings.

Hexagon xperion offers a wide range of high-pressure vessels which are perfectly suited for the installation into buses.
 

LKW
The logistics industry throughout the world is subjected to heavy price pressures. At the same time, the requirements for a reduction of harmful emissions is also ever-increasing. Therefore, natural gas is increasingly even becoming an alternative fuel source for commercial vehicles. Either purely natural gas powered engines, or dual-fuel engines in which natural gas is mixed with diesel fuel are used here.

For the storage of compressed natural gas (CNG), our customers can select the proper X-STORE high-pressure vessels from our comprehensive product range.
 

Transport  of compressed natural gas (CNG)
Not all end consumers who would like to utilize the advantages of natural gas are connected to a pipeline. This is the application scenario for our X-STORE CNG transport modules. Through their extreme lightweight design and the optimal use of space, they offer the highest possible transport volumes worldwide. They are available in the standard sizes from 10 ft to 48 ft, and are able to offer a suitable solution for every consumer.

Our customers can optionally select between a standard or a customer-specific configuration. With the latter, the modules can be adapted to the local conditions and customer requirements.

 


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