Speciality gas supplier, Gas Innovations, has just formed eHCI Innovations Inc., the companies latest expansion which will produce electronic grades of hydrogen chloride for the global marketplace.
eHCL Innovations has developed proprietary purification technology that takes industrial grade aHCL (anhydrous grade HCl) and purifies it to the highest purification levels required in any industry. The purification of HCI will occur at the companies recently expanded facility in La Porte, Texas.
Commissioning of the new technology is cited for 2017 – Q4 for industry qualification immediately thereafter. High volume manufacturing begins with the first train in 2018 Q1.
eHCL Innovations announced capacity will be 1300+ metric tonnes (MT) per annum with the first train. Multiple trains have been incorporated into the facility design. Gas Innovations will have the ability to fill all sizes of multiple element gas containersf (MEGCs), tube trailers, ys, drums, and cylinders.
eHCL Innovations has simultaneously invested in a dedicated 1400 sq. ft. building to house state-of-the-art-analytical instrumentation that will measure all contaminants to parts per billion (ppb) level for (N2, O2, Ar, moisture, CO, CO2, and multiple hydrocarbons) and parts per trillion (ppt) level for twenty+ individual metals.