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    IWDC sets up online program to train next generation


    The Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative (IWDC) has launched an online training program for its members.

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    Collaboration key to chemistry advances


    Each year, Chemical Engineering News (C EN), a publication of the American Chemistry Society, recaps the most exciting research trends in chemistry and look ahead. In a recent webinar, Editors from ChemRxiv (Marshall Brennan), Nature (Claire Hansell), and Science (Jake Yeston) shared

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    2019 US argon market report


    Argon demand has been growing very strongly over the past few years with key markets like fabricated metals, stainless steel, and electronics showing solid growth as the US economy improved and President Donald Trump’s tariffs on foreign steel assisted US steel industry growth.

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    Argon recycling


    The ArgonØ™ recovers and recycles up to 95% of purge gas from a vacuum furnace, explains Dr. Rob Grant FRSC, CEO of Gas Recovery and Recycle Ltd (GR2L).

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    Argon playing a key role in AM’s future


    By Grzegorz Moroz (Program Manager, Heat Treatment and Atmospheres Metals Glass, Linde North America) and Neeraj Saxena (Head of Metals, Glass Industrial Markets, Linde North America).

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    How argon is helping the Mars mission


    Fortunately for those who rely on National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (Nadcap) welding using argon, a 2018 shortage in that supply of gas appears to be over.

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    The magic of pure argon


    Mass amounts of liquid argon are needed for a pioneering megascience experiment at two US labs, writes Nick Parkinson.

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    Bright sparks


    Kai Niiranen, R D Engineer at Sparklike Oy, explains how argon is bringing more efficiency to architecture. By Jemima Owen-Jones.

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    KOBELCO Compressors America, Inc.


    Expansion is in KOBELCO Compressors America, Inc.’s (KCA) DNA. In 2011, the company opened a new state of the art compressor manufacturing facility in Corona, California, which enabled the company to significantly ramp up production.

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    The importance of life-long learning


    I recently completed a career that spanned 46 years and am now in a period of transition. At 68, I feel my best years are still ahead, and I attribute this attitude to my belief that there is always more to master. I am a committed life-long learner.