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  • An Oryx in the desert

    Scaling-up syngas with gasification and autothermal reforming


    How giga-scale hydrogen schemes are driving ASU growth, writes Stephen B. Harrison, sbh4 consulting. 

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    Medical devices


    How medical devices are driving additive manufacturing growth, by Pierre Forêt, Head of Additive Manufacturing at Linde and Sophie Dubiez-Le-Goff, Expert Powder Metallurgy at Linde.

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    Making metal powders for additive manufacturing


    Insight into making metal powders for additive manufacturing, by Stephen B. Harrison, sbh4 consulting. 

  • Sandeep Gadkary, SIAD

    Connective compression


    Sandeep Gadkary, Director of Compressors Division at the SIAD Group, discusses the compression technologies of tomorrow and why he sees himself as a ‘change agent’ in an interview for gas world with Rob Cockerill.

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    10 minutes with…Christian Pic


    Take 10 minutes out with Christian Pic, Managing Director of MIL’s SAS, and learn more about the company’s focus for 2021.

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    Impact of Covid pandemic on US healthcare


    Healthcare made up almost one-fifth of the US economy in 2020 because of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic but will likely decline in 2021. In 2020 there was unprecedented demand on the medical system and medical oxygen, but healthcare use and spending precipitously dropped during the pandemic due to ...

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    Overcoming supply chain challenges


    Oxygen is critical to the care of Covid-19 patients. Getting medical oxygen to hospitals, EMTs, and home-bound patients is an important role in the industrial gas industry. As we hit the one year mark in the coronavirus pandemic, and infection spikes continue to pop up, gasworld checked in with US ...

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    When molecules matter


    Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Applied Cryo Technologies (ACT) is a melting pot of talented individuals from all over the country with a grassroots theme and vision of success on the horizon. There is a strong sense of patriotism, veteran support, and the spirit of putting a man on the moon ...

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    Essential business


    Oxygen’s life-saving role during the coronavirus pandemic has underlined the importance of companies in the oxygen supply chain, which have altered operations in order to increase capacity for medical customers.

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    Meeting demand, setting standards


    As some US states saw Covid-19 cases rise in April, demand for medical supplies remained high. This demand is having an impact on the running of many industrial gas companies, with many having to increase production and supply of its medical equipment. Ohio-based Eleet Cryogenics is just one of these ...

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    Covid-19 and cryo-EM


    Today, the world is getting smaller – much smaller. New technologies don’t just connect and move us across vast distances, they allow us to peer deeper into the fabric of life itself.

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    Considering women-owned business alternatives for aging gas distributor owners


    As more and more compressed gas distributor owners get closer to retirement age, they are faced with the decision to either pass ownership of their business to their children, relatives, or consider selling it.

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    Selecting regulators and flow metres for medical oxygen


    The first medical regulators were just industrial regulators with a few alterations. Today’s medical gas control devices have many advanced design features that make them easier to use, more accurate, simpler to maintain and less costly. Now, as Covid-19 has brought about the highest need for medical oxygen than ever ...

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    CO2 sensors for healthcare, life sciences


    Over the last 15 years, CO2Meter has worked closely with customers and partners in laboratories, life sciences, and healthcare industries to design and manufacture devices that meet strict standards and criteria. Recognised as a leader in providing carbon dioxide (CO2) sensing technologies and gas detection solutions, CO2Meter continues to innovate ...

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    Lessons learned in response to Covid-19


    If necessity is the mother of invention, the industrial gas industry has certainly re-invented a number of its practices in response to the urgent nature of the pandemic, adopting higher levels of co-operative working and a fresh nimbleness which will stand it in good stead in the future.  

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    Momentum gathers in Q1


    Medical customers and food delivery continued to drive business for distributors during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, according to the 2021 first quarter (Q1) findings from the latest Baird/gasworld Welding and Industrial Gas Survey.

  • S&P 2021 The Magic is Back

    PIM project update, Las Vegas beckons


    I’m pleased to report that we are well on our way with our goal to supply our participating co-op Members product content to support their digital strategies. We are funding our Product Information Management (PIM) project primarily from Member early adopters buying into the programme and have exceeded our plan ...

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    One point for creativity, two points for plagiarism


    It is not unusual for an atmospheric/industrial gas supplier to provide bulk, microbulk or packaged medical grade oxygen to the healthcare industry. Successively, many independent gas distributors supplying medical oxygen have experienced a demand surge with the pandemic.

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    The 2021 US Merchant CO2 Report


    Last year was burdened with carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) shortages brought on by the Covid pandemic and resulting impact on the US economy, causing ethanol CO 2 sources to be temporarily idled or closed. In addition, regional variations affected the West and East coasts more. This situation was ...

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    Home run for dry ice


    Dry ice has never been in the news as much since the development of the Covid-19 vaccine last summer. But it is not only dry ice’s role in the storage and distribution of vaccines that has seen it in increasing demand.