Making a HERO: The journey to market of a new argon-saving product


The Argon HERO – new to market in 2020 – is attracting interest in the industry with its claims to save costs by preventing the loss of argon during transfer from bulk tanks to microbulk delivery systems such as Chart’s Orca™.

Weldcoa has been involved with the development of the product and is the sales arm that will be overseeing the promotion, installation and long-term support of the HERO (as reported in our December issue). But how did the idea and design come about?

It all started six years ago when S.J. Smith Company, Inc., the provider of gas, welding, safety and industrial solutions, began to focus on how it could reduce its total gas losses. They collaborated with Industrial System Engineering (ISE), another Davenport, Iowa-based company, on reducing gas losses.

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