By Tony Hopkins2012-03-12T14:56:00
Discovered early in the twentieth century, argon was one of the first rare gases to find commercial application. Making up slightly less than one percent of air, argon is best known for the properties it lacks—color, odor, and taste—and for its total inertness—it is noncorrosive, nonflammable, and nontoxic.
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