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Versum Materials installs 200th refill system

9 January 2017By

The Delivery Systems and Services Group (DS&S) of Versum Materials, Inc. has sold and commissioned its 200th CHEMGUARD® Gen. III Refill System.

Tiger Optics Aloha analyzer, Q4 SGR 2016

Tiger Optics helps enable The Internet of Things

4 January 2017By published in Specialty Gas Report

The era called The Internet of Things (IoT) began almost eight years ago, according to Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group, which defines it as a period when humans are outnumbered by physical devices connecting to the Internet. Unquestionably, the proliferation of such devices is exponential.

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VUV detector simplifies streaming gas analysis

4 January 2017By published in Specialty Gas Report

Gas purity analysis is an important aspect of bulk and specialty gas production, and affects a number of industries including petrochemical, biotech, and electronics manufacture. Understanding the concentration of gases in a mixture and monitoring for the introduction of impurities has often required the use of complex separation and multiple ...

CO2 purity, MOCON – Baseline Inc., Q4 SGR 2016

What purity CO2 are you delivering?

4 January 2017By Hank Braly, Gail Johnson, published in Specialty Gas Report

Since its discovery in the 1700s by Joseph Black, carbon dioxide (CO2), a colorless, odorless gas, has found its way into several industrial, as well as everyday uses. The most common application is as an ingredient in soft drinks. Dissolved CO2 gas provides the “fizz” in various carbonated beverages. As ...

Oxygen Services Q4 SGR 2016

Keeping the lab safe

4 January 2017By Tom Probst, published in Specialty Gas Report

Oxygen sensors at a Saint Paul, MN-based gas distribution company are working backwards. Instead of looking for oxygen concentrations in the company laboratories, they are looking for no oxygen. For Oxygen Service Company, monitoring gas levels in the labs helps assure employee safety. To keep a beady eye on those ...

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Versum Materials posts “strong financial chapter”

2 December 2016By

Versum Materials, Inc. has posted a “strong financial chapter” in its first full-year financial results since becoming a stand-alone company following its spin-off from Tier One player Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

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Another volatile year for rare gases

1 December 2016By Richard Betzendahl

As we near the end of 2016, we look back on another volatile year for rare gases. In my previous rare gases market review (gasworld.com/2009662.article), we reported that neon (Ne) was in a very critical supply shortage during early to mid-2015…

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Expanding use of hydrogen in the electronics industry

1 December 2016By Dr. Jean-Charles Cigal, published in Specialty Gas Report

Hydrogen (H2) is used extensively for electronics manufacturing in the semiconductor, display, LED, and photovoltaic application segments. This most simple of molecules exhibits unique properties: it has excellent heat transfer capabilities and is an efficient reducing and etching agent.

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Linde helium lifts Thanksgiving Parade balloons

17 November 2016By

Linde LLC has been contracted once again to lift the world-famous balloons at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, by supplying more than 300,000 cubic feet of helium (He) for the celebrations.

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Tale of two halves in CVD’s Q3 financials

15 November 2016By

It is a tale of two halves for CVD Equipment Corporation in its in its third quarter 2016 financial results, with its revenue income slashed in half but its order backlog reaching a record high.

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