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Helium production in Saskatchewan

2019-01-04T14:00:00+00:00By , published in gasworld magazine

Joanna Sampson talks to Nick Snyder, Chairman and CEO of North American Helium, about alternative sourcing.

New helium applications

In focus...New helium applications

2019-01-04T14:18:00+00:00By , published in gasworld magazine

Last year marked the 150th year since the discovery of helium, with celebrations at the Helium Time Columns Monument in Amarillo, Texas, at the end of September.

Optimizing argon recovery through trace gas analysis

Optimizing argon recovery

2019-01-04T16:25:00+00:00By , Published in gasworld US Edition

Douglas Barth is Senior Project Manager for global gas analysis expert, Servomex. He works in the Purity & Specialty Division, operating out of Servomex’s US Technical and Service Center in Woburn, Massachusetts. Barth says Servomex’s SERVOPRO Chroma trace gas analyzer improves argon recovery, which helps with a growing demand for ...

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Collaboration key to chemistry advances

2019-01-04T16:22:00+00:00By Agnes H. Baker, Published in gasworld US Edition

Each year, Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), a publication of the American Chemistry Society, recaps the most exciting research trends in chemistry and look ahead. In a recent webinar, Editors from ChemRxiv (Marshall Brennan), Nature (Claire Hansell), and Science (Jake Yeston) shared their favorite chemical moments of 2018 and highlighted ...

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Argon recycling

2019-01-04T16:17:00+00:00By Dr. Rob Grant

The ArgonØ™ recovers and recycles up to 95% of purge gas from a vacuum furnace, explains Dr. Rob Grant FRSC, CEO of Gas Recovery and Recycle Ltd (GR2L).

Argon playing a key role in AM’s future

Argon playing a key role in AM’s future

2019-01-04T16:15:00+00:00By Grzegorz Moroz, Published in gasworld US Edition

By Grzegorz Moroz (Program Manager, Heat Treatment and Atmospheres Metals & Glass, Linde North America) and Neeraj Saxena (Head of Metals, Glass & Industrial Markets, Linde North America).

How argon is helping the Mars mission

How argon is helping the Mars mission

2019-01-04T16:14:00+00:00By Corey Stulce, Published in gasworld US Edition

Fortunately for those who rely on National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (Nadcap) welding using argon, a 2018 shortage in that supply of gas appears to be over.

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The magic of pure argon

2019-01-04T16:13:00+00:00By , Published in gasworld US Edition

Mass amounts of liquid argon are needed for a pioneering megascience experiment at two US labs, writes Nick Parkinson.

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Bright sparks

2019-01-04T16:11:00+00:00By , Published in gasworld US Edition

Kai Niiranen, R&D Engineer at Sparklike Oy, explains how argon is bringing more efficiency to architecture. By Jemima Owen-Jones.

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KOBELCO Compressors America, Inc.

2019-01-04T16:10:00+00:00By Agnes H. Baker, Published in gasworld US Edition

Expansion is in KOBELCO Compressors America, Inc.’s (KCA) DNA. In 2011, the company opened a new state of the art compressor manufacturing facility in Corona, California, which enabled the company to significantly ramp up production.

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2019 US argon market report

2019-01-04T16:21:00+00:00By Maura D. Garvey, Published in gasworld US Edition

Argon demand has been growing very strongly over the past few years with key markets like fabricated metals, stainless steel, and electronics showing solid growth as the US economy improved and President Donald Trump’s tariffs on foreign steel assisted US steel industry growth.


IT challenges and solutions

2018-12-03T08:00:00+00:00By Agnes H. Baker

Keeping up with information technology, both in terms of software and hardware, is one of the great challenges of our time and can be particularly daunting for independent gas and welding distributors.

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