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Like vehicle emissions, one of the most commonly acknowledged or understood areas of environmental concern surrounds fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gases). It’s become something of a buzz term in the wider specialty gases and chemicals business in recent years.
Bob Brown, the Australian politician once said, “The future will either be green or not at all.” As we seek to maintain our industrialised way of life in a sustainable way, employing clean technologies and high specification industrial gases has become critical and will become more so.
Composite cylinders still represent a relatively new generation in cylinder technology that marry dramatic weight reduction with reliable performance.
Mark Lawday and Andy Thornley of Luxfer Gas Cylinders discuss the stability and shelf life of calibration test gases in aluminium cylinders.
Unique among the industrial gas products is a substance that is neither a gas nor a liquid, but a solid form of carbon dioxide—dry ice. As discussed in our report on page 42 of this issue, dry ice is used extensively in the food industry and increasingly for applications in biomedical markets.