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Specialty gas outlook

2019-03-04T10:31:00+00:00By , published in gasworld magazine

The growth rate for industrial and specialty gas consumption is not uniform across the world, with demand often driven by a country’s GDP growth and therefore fluctuating across the established and emerging economies. As GDP rises and lifestyles improve, generally speaking the demand for gases also picks up.

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ISO Guide 34 and beyond

2019-03-04T10:44:00+00:00By Stephen Harrison, published in gasworld magazine

The hierarchy of accredited calibration gas mixtures has, in recent years, been relatively stable. At the base of the pyramid there is a simple ISO 9000 accreditation to demonstrate compliance with internal quality systems.

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Atmospheric gases

2019-03-04T09:06:00+00:00By Pierre Foret, published in gasworld magazine

Additive manufacturing (AM), or the process of creating a product or component part layer by layer instead of using traditional moulding or subtractive methods, is leading a transformation in manufacturing technology.

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Air gases – Cylinder considerations

2019-03-04T10:24:00+00:00By Tony Morrin, published in gasworld magazine

Whatever the air gas application, choosing the right gas cylinder is essential, writes Tony Morrin of AMS Composite Cylinders.

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Air gases in oil and gas

2019-03-04T10:13:00+00:00By , published in gasworld magazine

Much of the talk today is about clean fuels, green energy and the hydrogen economy in particular. Taking the next step in a diversified energy mix has never been more important. But there is little doubting our continued reliance on the oil and gas business in the here and now, ...

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To infinity and beyond

2019-03-01T11:33:00+00:00By

If a NASA mission exploring the potential of refueling in space is successful, it will be a huge boost for xenon’s future and use in space exploration.

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Serving both light and dark

2019-03-01T11:22:00+00:00By Agnes H. Baker

Agnes H. Baker looks at some of the most fascinating applications for rare gases for March 2019’s issue of gasworld US.

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Future is bright for xenon

2019-03-01T14:41:00+00:00By

Xenon high-intensity arc lamps, an electric light that produces light by passing electricity through ionized xenon gas at high pressure, have a versatility which has seen its use grow year on year.

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Water treatment – An application thirsty for air gases

2019-03-01T15:02:00+00:00By , published in gasworld magazine

Think of water and the chances are you’ll picture vast oceans and waves, or remember that reminder you have to keep your daily water intake at a certain level, or you might  even think of a burst water main that you were inconvenienced by recently.

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CO2 Summit 2019 preview

2019-02-04T08:48:00+00:00By , published in gasworld magazine

When gasworld hosted its first ever CO2 Summit in March 2017, the emphasis was on bridging the supply gap, with some regions like the US expected to experience significant supply-demand imbalance in the years ahead as end-user applications continue to grow.

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CO2 sourcing and supply

2019-02-04T10:01:00+00:00By , Global Managing Editor

Few in the carbon dioxide (CO2) business will be in any doubt about the fine line of supply the industry seems to be walking at the moment. Though it has perhaps long been the case that the CO2 markets are somewhat hanging in the balance, last year’s high-profile CO2 shortages ...

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Greenhouse growing with CO2 goes green

2019-02-04T10:15:00+00:00By Stephen Harrison, published in gasworld magazine

Stephen B. Harrison explains why CO2 for crop growth is good for the environment, and good for business.

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