All Special features articles – Page 8

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    Middlesex Gases invests in new specialty gas lab

    2021-03-01T15:04:00Z

    Middlesex Gases, with headquarters in Everett, Massachusetts, supplies medical, biotechnology and life science companies throughout New England with specialty gases and customised solutions. Serving this unique and fast growing market requires constant attention and Middlesex Gases is continually developing ways to meet the ever evolving demands of its specialty gas ...

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    New technology to meet market demands

    2021-03-01T14:52:00Z

    The US cryogenic tank market was estimated at $1.2bn last year with the US accounting for a 22.56% share in the global market, according to research from Research and Markets, which projects that by 2027 the global cryogenic tank market will reach a revised size of $7.9bn, growing a CAGR ...

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    Tunnel vision

    2021-03-01T14:43:00Z

    Dohmeyer designs and manufactures a wide and extensive range of equipment for all types of freezing, chilling, and temperature control applications. The equipment is designed for either liquid nitrogen or carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) based upon the process and product parametres, the application, and the cryogen supply situation in ...

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    Five lessons from the first five years

    2021-03-01T10:14:00Z

    This year marks Wise Telemetry’s fifth anniversary. In that time, we’ve grown from a startup in a garage to now monitoring thousands of industrial gas assets across the globe. As with any venture, there have been great ups and downs, and it’s been an incredible journey so far. We’ve learned ...

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    Expert TIG welders insist on pure argon

    2021-02-09T16:53:00Z

    Tungsten inert gas or TIG welding is the gold standard for welding metals. Many consider it the ideal welding procedure for components travelling into outer space. It’s known as the highest-purity form of manual/hand welding, renowned for its refinement, repeatability and accuracy. There are other automated processes, such as electron-beam ...

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    Solutions to keep hospitals supplied with oxygen

    2021-02-02T11:42:00Z

    SYOXSA, Inc. is overcoming challenges to supply hospitals with life-saving oxygen needed to treat coronavirus (Covid-19) patients in the El Paso area of Texas.

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    A staple industrial gas business looking beyond the pandemic

    2021-02-01T16:14:00Z

    This article comes as we are almost a year into dealing with the global pandemic and the subsequent effect on the US economy and business markets. Like other parts of the industrial gas business, US air gases, the bread and butter of the industrial gas (IG) business, has been impacted ...

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    The water-energy nexus

    2021-02-01T13:11:00Z

    September 2020, water joined precious metals, oil and other commodity futures traded on Wall Street amid fears of scarcity. In October, Chart Industries, Inc., a global manufacturer of engineered equipment for the industrial gas and energy industries, announced its acquisition of the water cleantech company BlueInGreen, LLC., which Chart’s CEO ...

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    Emergency services

    2021-02-01T13:01:00Z

    One of the problems which has put pressure on oxygen availability at hospitals has been frozen vaporisers, and companies like Brio Services have been stepping in with emergency assistance over the last year. Brio also continued with its air separation unit (ASU) and cryogenic tank painting and fireproofing in 2020, ...

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    KAG delivers during pandemic disruption

    2021-02-01T12:47:00Z

    Q A with John Frinzi, Executive Vice-President, Kenan Advantage Group’s KAG Merchant Gas

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    Ken Thompson: Distributors expand gases-related presence

    2021-02-01T12:38:00Z

    In the early 1960s, Union Carbide’s Linde Division, Airco, and National Cylinder Gas began aligning with welding supplies distributors to expand their respective presence in cylinder gases distribution. Each of the major gas producers recognised the logistics costs in serving small end users and responded by establishing networks of independent ...

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    Mixed reality for improved operations

    2021-02-01T12:27:00Z

    For Illinois-based Nalco Water, an Ecolab company, the impact of the coronavirus pandemic has sped up the introduction of mixed reality technologies to help support its ever-growing customer base.

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    Sustainable solutions utilising oxygen

    2021-02-01T12:18:00Z

    AirSep Corporation, a CAIRE Inc. company located in Buffalo, New York, has manufactured oxygen systems for over 34 years building, strong relationships with customers all around the world to help maximise their business needs using PSA and Vacuum Pressure Swing Adsorption (VPSA) technology.

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    Oxygen cleaning: fundamental fire protection

    2021-02-01T11:57:00Z

    One autumn afternoon in 2013, operators initiated startup of a new basic oxygen furnace (BOF) located at a steel plant in the Midwest. Inside the furnace, six natural gas burners were each paired with an oxygen lance to achieve optimal combustion. Despite several reported anomalies in pressure and flow, the ...

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    Gas Masters to the rescue

    2021-02-01T11:45:00Z

    In 2020, for over 38 consecutive weeks, Weldcoa’s Gas Masters Team remotely trained and shared industry specific concepts related to fill plant operations to over 2,200 unique registrants in 11 different countries. In total, Weldcoa delivered 70 live webinars between April and December last year. 

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    Covid vaccines and dry ice

    2021-02-01T06:00:00Z

    Turn the clock back 12 months and the dry ice business was one of the hot topic growth spots for the gases industry and an area of cool optimism against a backdrop of lingering CO2 tightness in some regions. Now, however, it’s the hot topic as 2021 gets underway and ...

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    Emerging carbon dioxide utilisation applications

    2021-02-01T06:00:00Z

    Carbon dioxide capture from emissions sources will increase by several orders of magnitude between now and 2050, as the world decarbonises fossil fuel usage. Much of that captured carbon dioxide (CO2) will be sent underground for permanent storage in geological formations, and much of it will be utilised for emerging ...

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    Cannabis: Still a market high in CO2 utilisation?

    2021-02-01T06:00:00Z

    Carbon dioxide (CO2) is essential throughout the professionally managed cannabis value chain, with major applications in growing and processing. In some cases, it is also used for trimming and freeze-drying. New pharmaceutical registrations and the loosening of recreational cannabis regulations will be major drivers of growth in carbon dioxide utilisation ...

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    CO2 supply and applications

    2021-02-01T06:00:00Z

    One of the first major investments by Nippon Gases Europe upon completing its purchase of the Praxair Gases Europe business in December 2018, was the construction of a £9.5m ($12.1m) carbon dioxide (CO2) import and distribution terminal at Warrenpoint Port, Northern Ireland.

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    Selecting on-site gas mixers for welding shield gases

    2021-01-20T17:08:00Z

    A common application for on-site gas mixing is creation of shield gas mixtures for welding. An on-site gas mixer may be used for one welder or hundreds of welders. On-site gas mixing allows the user to control the gas mixture from a single point; gas mixers with gas analysers improve ...