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    The 2021 US Merchant CO2 Report

    2021-04-06T14:51:00Z

    Last year was burdened with carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) shortages brought on by the Covid pandemic and resulting impact on the US economy, causing ethanol CO 2 sources to be temporarily idled or closed. In addition, regional variations affected the West and East coasts more. This situation was ...

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    Home run for dry ice

    2021-04-06T14:40:00Z

    Dry ice has never been in the news as much since the development of the Covid-19 vaccine last summer. But it is not only dry ice’s role in the storage and distribution of vaccines that has seen it in increasing demand.

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    Meeting an urgent demand

    2021-04-06T13:32:00Z

    The pandemic has driven the demand for dry ice sky-high. As it is odorless, non-poisonous, non-flammable, and very cold (-109° F / -78°C), this form of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) is well-suited for use in two markets impacted by the Covid crisis ­— food delivery and pharmaceuticals. As the ...

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    Putting the vaccine on ice

    2021-04-01T15:12:00Z

    Gene Cooke admits it was ‘truly fortuitous’ that Cold Jet completed an expansion of its main manufacturing facility just before the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, which has helped the Loveland, Ohio-based company keep pace with a fivefold increase in its machines that make dry ice.

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    Steps to capture economic viability

    2021-04-01T15:05:00Z

    When Elon Musk revealed details about a $100m prize for innovators who aid the development of carbon dioxide removal technologies, it created some interest at Sustainable Energy Solutions (SES) for a good reason.

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    Worthington Industries

    2021-04-01T15:01:00Z

    Why Worthington Industries is the full package – many cultures, and one great portfolio, explains a company profile from gasworld.

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    Devices to keep you ice and safe

    2021-04-01T14:57:00Z

    To ensure safe handling of dry ice used in the transportation of coronavirus vaccines on flights around the US, safety monitors such as those from Analox have been increasingly deployed. Analox Americas, which is based in Huntington Beach, California, has played its part to help ensure a smooth and safe ...

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    Integrated measuring solutions

    2021-04-01T14:56:00Z

    Andrey Ruban, Ph.D. Global Segment Manager Industrial and Medical Gases, describes the expertise at the heart of WIKA as it passes 75 years of business – and offers a glimpse at its future.

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    Industry 4.0 cylinders

    2021-04-01T14:51:00Z

    Engineering the future in a digitised world of packaged gases – a perspective from AMBRA Sistemi.

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    Actions to meet increased demand

    2021-04-01T14:50:00Z

    A lot has been going on at Kaplan Industries in the last year, and gasworld US caught up with Bud Allen and Devon Goodman to get a better understanding of the Ohio-based company’s recent developments, such as a new facility to help meet increased demand. Kaplan has expanded its extraction ...

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    A paradigm shift in asset management

    2021-04-01T14:47:00Z

    A paradigm shift is underway with traditional notions of asset management, writes Rob Cockerill in the latest in gasworld’s Smart Series features.

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    Finding the new normal

    2021-04-01T14:44:00Z

    Like many other companies in North America, carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) specialist Salof has adapted its business operations due to the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19). Based in Texas, one of the worst hit states at the time of publication, Salof has played its part by supplying liquid and dry ice ...

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    Safety in packaged gases

    2021-04-01T14:41:00Z

    Failure analysis of an internal liquid oxygen valve fire: A case study from WHA International. 

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    Working safely with dry ice

    2021-04-01T14:39:00Z

    CO2Meter, Inc. has long been recognised as a leader in providing CO2 safety resources and gas detection solutions, worldwide. With the increased demand for dry ice (solid carbon dioxide) to store the Covid-19 vaccine, it comes as no surprise that CO2Meter took the lead in establishing standards for dry ice ...

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    The verve for hydrogen in packaged gases

    2021-04-01T14:33:00Z

    Stephen Finn, Vice-President of Sales Marketing at FIBA Technologies Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of high pressure gas storage and transportation vessels, explores what really drives the hydrogen industry towards its ultimate goal of higher pressure storage with improved capacities.

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    Transparency, traceability and sustainability

    2021-04-01T14:07:00Z

    The cylinder supply chain explained, by James Cooper of AMS Composite Cylinders.

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    High pressure gas filling meets industry 4.0

    2021-04-01T14:03:00Z

    Rob Cockerill gets the inside track on automation technologies from TM Norway AS.

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    Optimising industrial gases

    2021-04-01T13:58:00Z

    The packaged gas industry is faced with market volatility, changing supply and demand, and in many cases, skyrocketing costs. Gas booster technology can help to optimise output and revenues, explains an exclusive insight from Haskel.

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    Growing demand for CO2 supply

    2021-04-01T13:51:00Z

    A new carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) supply challenge has emerged and Weldcoa is quickly becoming a beneficial solution to a new group of active, growing industries in need of a large volume supply of CO 2 to their equipment. These include, but are not limited to, controlled atmosphere ...

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    Composite cylinders for fuel gases

    2021-04-01T13:47:00Z

    Fuel gases are where industrial gas products intersect with the energy sector products For LPG, CNG, and hydrogen, the distribution to small-scale end-users is often done in transportable gas cylinders, as Stephen B. Harrison explains.