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Pluma® is a 7.5 kg lightweight LPG cylinder for domestic use. It comprises a pressed steel plate liner less than 1 mm thick, coated with layers of Twintex®, a continuous fibre composite, finished with a gel coat shield layer, giving it high strength and excellent safety performance. The plastic skin and full-jacket is composed of four separate parts body, base and two identical handles in injection moulding High Density Polyethylene. Plumas innovation arises from the combination of its components: the metal liner to optimise the butane gas vaporisation, the Twintex® fibres for mechanical strength, the plastic skin for functionality, ergonomics, sustainability, and its name (Pluma® is a Latin word for birds feather) for brand value and identity. The Pluma® is manufactured to standard N12245.
Galp Energia SGPS, SA
João Diogo Marques da Silva
Rui Sampaio de Faria, José Carlos Mendes, Teresa Costa Reis