According to The Gas Review, Air Water announced on 1st December 2017 it had completed and started to operate a high-efficiency small-scaled gas generator named VSUA for the planned replacement in its Utsunomiya Plant to produce liquefied oxygen (O 2 ), nitrogen (N 2 ) and argon (Ar).
According to data compiled by the Japan Industrial and Medical Gases Association (JIMGA) for 2016, tanker trucks carrying liquid oxygen (O 2 ), nitrogen (N 2 ), argon (Ar) and carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) travelled a total of 127.61 million km in 2016, The Gas Review revealed.
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC), provider of industrial gases and related welding solutions to precision industries and Sintavia LLC, a leading Tier One metal additive manufacturer have formed a partnership to develop and promote metal additive manufacturing (AM) solutions across key industries.
Air Liquide is celebrating a record year in Asia having signed several new long-term contracts last year with major electronics manufacturers in China, as well as Japan and Singapore.
According to The Gas Review, dry etching is being used increasingly in manufacturing processes for mounting semiconductors and printed-circuit boards (PCBs) used in electronic devices.