Fibre glass composite gas cylinder launched in Kohima
Kohima, January 27: A fibre glass composite gas cylinder was formally launched today at M/S Seyie Gas Service, D. Block, Kohima.
It was launched by special guest Kezhochole Rhetso, Deputy Director, Urban Development and General Manager (Planning) Kohima Smart City Development Limited and Diana Mepfhuo became the first customer of this composite cylinder in Nagaland.
Today’s launch of Composite Cylinder in Kohima is the first of its kind in Nagaland.
This new fibre-made composite cylinders are lighter and easier to handle compared to the existing steel cylinders and it come with various safety measures.
Speaking at the launching programme, H. Thangzamuan, Manager (LPG-S) Dimapur said that composite cylinder has many advantages.
It is available in 5 and 10 kgs sizes. Presently, it is focusing in 10 kgs in Nagaland for domestic purpose.
Security deposit for domestic non-subsidized category stands at Rs. 3350.
The customers can replace their existing steel cylinder with the state-of-the-art composite cylinder by paying the difference in security deposit.
Solei Kumrah, Senior Plant Manager, Dimapur BP said that Composite Cylinder is a smart cylinder for smart kitchens.
Indane composite cylinder has a three-layered construction.
It is made up of a blow-molded High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) inner liner, covered with a composite layer of polymer-wrapped fibre glass and fitted with a HDPE outer jacket.
These new age composite cylinders have multiple advantages over the existing steel cylinders:
They are light weight: the tare weight of a composite cylinder is half of its steel counterpart.
They have a translucent body which helps customers to accurately check the LPG level against light. This helps customers plan their next refill easily.
They are rust-free, and do not corrode. This reduces the chances of leaving stains and marks on surfaces.
They are aesthetically designed which makes them visually appealing and ideal for modern kitchens of today.
The 10 kg variant is marketed only under the domestic non-subsidized category whereas the 5 kg variant is available under the domestic non-subsidized category and as free trade LPG (FTL) through various points of sale options.
Earlier, chairing the function, Zedino Seyie Mepfhuo said that M/S Seyie Gas Service Kohima has entered into 26 years of its existence. (Page News Service)