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  • Cylinder technology goes gree
    Features

    Trends in cylinder technology

    2019-04-01T10:05:00

    Compressed industrial gases, fuel gases and refrigerants rely on cylinders for their distribution.  As the world goes green, the trends in cylinder technology are also heading in that direction. Cylinder manufacturers, industrial gas operators and end-users are all equally impacted by these dynamics.

  • Fire investigation drives innovation 1
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    Oxygen safety – Fire investigation drives innovation

    2019-04-01T10:00:00

    Oxygen is a vigorous oxidiser and as pressures, temperatures, and use concentrations have increased, fire incidents have increased — both big and small. Since the early days of oxygen use, historic tragedies like NASA’s Apollo 1 oxygen fire in 1967 have driven innovation to promote understanding.

  • Standardised refuelling systems
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    Hydrogen’s Holy Grail

    2019-04-01T09:53:00

    With the global roll-out of hydrogen refuelling stations gathering pace, the demand for Type I seamless steel cylinders at the stations’ core is growing rapidly.

  • Packaged gas efficiencies
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    Packaged gas efficiencies

    2019-04-01T09:50:00

    A case study in maximising the newly extended cylinder retest periodicity, by equipment manufacturer Gas Control Equipment (GCE).

  • Microbulk delivery technologies 2
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    In focus...Microbulk delivery technologies

    2019-04-01T09:48:00

    When a small gas company in the UK and an innovative cryogenic equipment company in Minnesota, US got together in the 1990s and started brainstorming a better way to deliver liquid molecules to the smaller user, microbulk was born.

  • Digitisation in packaged gases 2
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    Digitisation in packaged gases

    2019-04-01T09:44:00

    What do you think of when you visualise a medical gas cylinder? A standard cigar or canister shaped vessel with a simple valve atop? Well think again – the traditional medical gas cylinder has been in the midst of change thanks to the rise of digitisation, a trend that is ...

  • Laboratory clean room
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    An introduction to...High purity gas cleaning

    2019-04-01T09:39:00

    Specialty gases of ultra-high purity (99.995% and above) are widely used in a range of applications and industries including, semiconductor, pharmaceuticals, medicine, electronics, aeronautics and petrochemicals.

  • Innovative, pragmatic solutions
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    42 Technology

    2019-04-01T09:36:00

    Product development and engineering consultancy 42 Technology works for some of the world’s biggest companies across the industrial, energy, transport, life sciences and consumer industries.

  • track about e signature
    Features

    Trends today in asset management

    2019-04-01T08:50:00

    In my 19 years of cylinder tracking, things have never been brighter. A combination of technologies are letting our industry get more and more use out of cylinder tracking.

  • Sermax
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    Sermax: Following the flow

    2019-03-04T11:28:00

    Malaysian product distribution and system integration company SERMAX was established nearly 20 years ago to serve the demand in providing quality products, services and solutions to the industrial gas and semiconductor sectors.

  • Messer-Group
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    In focus... Air separation technologies

    2019-03-04T11:24:00

    Air separation units (ASUs) are at the heart of the industrial gases business. Towering structures with clean lines and vast lengths of piping, these mega facilities are also synonymous with the image of the industry, just like the cryogenic tankers that ship the gases produced.

  • Europe
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    Focus on Europe

    2019-03-04T11:11:00

    In many ways, the timing for this month’s focus on the Europe market could not be more apt – growth forecasts in Europe have recently been released and the EU looks set to lose one of its members in the UK as ‘Brexit’ comes to fruition.

  • Rosalyn-Luo-President-of-Shanghai-Chinllenge-Gases
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    10 minutes with...Rosalyn Luo

    2019-03-04T10:57:00

    Take 10 minutes out with Rosalyn Luo, President of Shanghai Chinllenge Gases, as she discusses the company, the Chinese industrial gas market and the company’s vision.

  • Matt-Ritter-Global-Business-Director-of-Fluorochemicals-at-Arkema
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    10 minutes with...Matt Ritter

    2019-03-04T10:52:00

    Take 10 minutes out with Matt Ritter, Global Business Director of Fluorochemicals at Arkema, as he discusses safety, corporate sustainability and the big changes underway in the refrigerants business.

  • _Cylinders_NPL
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    ISO Guide 34 and beyond

    2019-03-04T10:44:00

    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.

  • BOC South Pacific
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    Specialty gas outlook

    2019-03-04T10:31:00

    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.

  • Oxygen-cylinders
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    Air gases – Cylinder considerations

    2019-03-04T10:24:00

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

  • Nodding-donkies
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    Air gases in oil and gas

    2019-03-04T10:13:00

    weeklyMuch 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, ...

  • AM-part-post-processing
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    Atmospheric gases

    2019-03-04T09:06:00

    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.

  • Water
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    Water treatment – An application thirsty for air gases

    2019-03-01T15:02:00

    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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