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    FasTest: developing new customer-driven solutions

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    Creating innovative new product solutions for compressed gas distributors takes experience and creativity. Listening for articulated and unarticulated needs of the industry can highlight opportunities to solve real problems that move the industry forward. However, understanding those needs or pain points can be a complex problem which requires creativity, ingenuity, ...

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    Who likes a low-down, lousy, leaking pump seal?

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    Part one: How to extend the life of your cryogenic centrifugal pump seal.

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    Christmas presents – industrial gas style

    2019-12-02T12:47:00Z

    Putting together a Christmas wish list is one of the most exciting parts of the holiday season, but this year did you think twice about whether industrial gas-related items were among your desired gifts?

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    Greenhouse gas recovery

    2019-11-11T06:00:00Z

    Why innovative technologies could not only reduce industrial emissions, but also strengthen the profitability of your CO2 emitting plants, says Germany’s CRYOTEC. 

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    Food chilling and freezing

    2019-11-11T06:00:00Z

    In a world of time-starved and convenience-seeking consumers, more people than ever are swapping buying their groceries in-store in favour of ordering their food shopping from the comfort of their sofa.

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    Process gases: Leading the search for sustainable alternatives

    2019-11-11T06:00:00Z

    Throughout this year gasworld has covered ‘Helium Shortage 3.0’ with reports of price increases of up to 100%. Such price volatility is a real incentive to search for sustainable alternatives!

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    Living with CO2 sensors

    2019-11-11T06:00:00Z

    Now that carbon dioxide (CO2) monitors are legislation in most countries and laws are in place in all states in the US since a while back, it is important to know how to live with them and how to make a ‘calibration’ or check-up of the functionality of the sensors. ...

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    In focus… Purification technologies (CO2)

    2019-11-11T06:00:00Z

    Carbon dioxide (CO2) is produced for the beverage industry as a by-product, or co-product, of numerous industrial processes such as combustion, fermentation, ammonia, hydrogen production, and chemical and refinery operations.

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    The value of dry ice

    2019-11-11T06:00:00Z

    Cold chain management with dry ice can be used for the transportation of all products that need to have their temperature controlled, using dry transportation. With the use of dry ice, all five temperature standards (deep freeze, frozen, chill, pharmaceutical and banana) can be met for product transportation.

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    Robust pipeline of new projects bodes well for future helium supply

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    While the worst of Helium Shortage 3.0 may be behind us, the gas industry and many helium users continue to struggle with helium supply allocations and high prices.

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    Privatizing the US Federal Helium Program

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    This article complements previous articles and describes Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) declining role in providing helium to worldwide markets. It provides further transparency to the helium industry and the public at large on the plans to offer for sale the Federal Helium Program real property, and all US interests ...

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    Exploration, expansion and expectations

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    Exploration, expansion and expectations: who are the players hoping to ease the helium shortage?

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    Helium shortage Q&A

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    How do you see the current global helium shortage progressing – will there be any improvement in 2020 and why?

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    Helium lifts the SuperTower

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    We all recognize the value of high-speed internet access to economic opportunity, job creation, education, and civic engagement. According to the UN, close to half of the world’s population still lacks a reliable connection to the internet. 

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    MRI in good health, despite helium shortage

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    Cryofab is busy serving the needs of MRI market, and beyond.

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    Valves to prevent a leak

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    Gaseous helium is one of the most elusive and hard to contain gases on the planet. As the second lightest gas next to hydrogen, it has many industrial uses and is of critical importance as a process gas. Gaseous helium requires robust and tight-sealing valves and fittings in order to ...

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    Helium supply reliability comes at a price

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    Helium supply has fluctuated from a slight surplus when the large Qatar 2 production came fully onstream in 2014, to in-balance with the supply disruption of the Qatar blockage in June 2017, to tight supply beginning spring 2018.

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    New applications for sustainable development

    2019-10-09T05:00:00Z

    The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by all Member States of the United Nations (UN) in 2015. Specialty gases are enabling many new applications which underpin the SDGs and are thereby making these goals a tangible reality.

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    Adopting additive manufacturing

    2019-10-09T05:00:00Z

    Adopting additive manufacturing is as much a mindset change as it is technological, writes Linde Gases.

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    Measuring medical gases

    2019-10-09T05:00:00Z

    Charles Segar, Product Manager, Industrial Trace Analysers at Servomex, examines the most effective gas analysis technology solutions available for the medical gas market.