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    Selecting on-site gas mixers for welding shield gases

    2021-01-20T17:08:00Z

    A common application for on-site gas mixing is creation of shield gas mixtures for welding. An on-site gas mixer may be used for one welder or hundreds of welders. On-site gas mixing allows the user to control the gas mixture from a single point; gas mixers with gas analysers improve ...

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    CO2 fundamentals and safety, part two

    2021-01-20T16:53:00Z

    Last month in part one of this article, we discussed the makeup of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) and the four phases or states of matter for CO 2 that we typically deal with (solid, liquid, vapor, and supercritical fluid). On a pressure-temperature phase diagram we learned where these ...

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    10 minutes with… Jim Herring

    2021-01-18T13:04:00Z

    Thanks for taking ten minutes with gasworld. What have we interrupted in your schedule today?

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    The US distributor type business

    2021-01-18T12:57:00Z

    It is hard to start any article regarding business in 2020 without mentioning the impact the management of the pandemic and the subsequent effect on the economy and markets. Like other parts of the industrial gas business, the US distributor type business (DTB) that includes packaged gases and hardgoods has ...

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    Telemetry innovations for gas users and suppliers

    2021-01-18T12:49:00Z

    The gas industry began using telemetry several years ago when suppliers developed technology for monitoring pressure differential in bulk gas systems. Having remote access to information provided great advantages to customers and suppliers, but there has been a hesitancy in some circles to embrace telemetry, perhaps because of unease about ...

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    Changing world order

    2021-01-18T12:41:00Z

    Some independent packaged gases distributor owners and managers met in the second week of February 2020 to share best practices. The final person to speak asked this question of his colleagues: Has anyone thought about the impacts of a pandemic?

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    Help is at hand

    2021-01-18T12:35:00Z

    Faced with changing demographics over the last decade where buyers are shifting to online shopping, further accelerated by our current global pandemic, the Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative (IWDC) is offering its members a way to improve their e-commerce strategy.

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    Meeting demands, staying innovative

    2021-01-18T12:24:00Z

    For Harris Products Group, a Lincoln Electric company, 2020 was a strong year for its specialty gas sector with an increased demand for products such as its changeover systems. In the last 12 months, Harris also provided critical help in setting up temporary hospitals to treat overspill patients suffering from ...

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    Options and limitations with digital strategies

    2021-01-18T12:15:00Z

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2020 are behind us, and they revealed several staggering statistics. Black Friday in-store shopping tanked by 52% while online spending surged 22%. Cyber Monday sales were expected to reach $13bn – a 60% increase from 2019’s $7.8bn. Yes, the pandemic has driven the dramatic increase ...

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    Sauer Compressors: Extensive expertise in helium compression

    2021-01-15T14:19:00Z

    Founded more than 135 years ago as a brass foundry in the North German city of Kiel, Sauer Compressors today is a medium-sized German group of companies with 13 international subsidiaries. It focuses on the development, production and sale of medium and high pressure compressors for applications in commercial shipping, ...

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    Business resilience

    2021-01-15T14:08:00Z

    A few years ago (2017), Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook, published a book with Adam Grant called ‘OPTION B’ on the topic of building personal ‘resilience’ after the tragic loss of her husband. The book offered compelling insights for dealing with personal hardships in our own lives and how ...

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    In focus… LNG markets and helium production

    2021-01-15T13:57:00Z

    Helium, a global commodity delivered though a complex global supply chain. Having been through various periods of peaks and troughs in supply, the increasing challenge for the helium business is the diversity and reliability of its sourcing operations.

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    10 minutes with… Walter Jennings

    2021-01-15T13:52:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Walter Jennings Chairman of Noble Helium, as he discusses his take on all the developments and discussion in helium markets over the past year, as well as the company’s aims for the year ahead.

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    Helium: Focus on Europe

    2021-01-15T13:43:00Z

    From Helium Shortage 2.0 to the early curtailment of Helium Shortage 3.0 last year at the hands of the Covid-19 pandemic, the last decade in the global helium business has been dominated by stories of supply and demand.

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    Helium: Understanding the market in 2021

    2021-01-15T13:37:00Z

    If the message this time last year was that everything you knew was about to change, then with the dawn of 2021 we are on the cusp of that significant step change in the global helium business.

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    Heroes, high hopes and hydrogen

    2021-01-15T13:31:00Z

    Thoughts on the industrial gases business in 2021, with Linde plc COO Sanjiv Lamba, by Rob Cockerill.

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    Recovery business

    2020-12-03T17:12:00Z

    The dramatic rise in helium prices has made it financially attractive for Arencibia to recover exhaust streams that otherwise would not make economic sense. For instance, we are now recovering helium exhaust streams that suffer from very significant dilution, impurities and low volumes.

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    ‘Most innovative year yet’

    2020-12-03T16:57:00Z

    Deemed an essential business during the peak of the coronavirus pandemic, 2020 has been a demanding year for family-owned business Cyl-Tec, as it continued to serve its customers while producing new and innovative products.

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    New home for growing manufacturer

    2020-12-03T16:49:00Z

    Tekno Valves North America has been serving the North American compressed gas/liquefied gas marketplace since its founding in 2009 as the exclusive representative and distributor of Tekno Valves. As one of the world’s leading manufacturer’s of industrial, medical, and specialty gas cylinder valves, Tekno Valves currently enjoys market share in ...

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    Benjamin Franklin’s telemetry advice for 2021

    2020-12-02T16:29:00Z

    If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s to expect the unexpected. At this time last year, when many of us were charting our 2020 goals, budgets, and projects, who could have accurately forecast the events that were to come? Many of our plans, both professional and personal, were so suddenly ...