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Acetylene welding health and safety

Linde launches worldwide acetylene safety initiative

2014-07-15T14:25:00+01:00

Linde Gases, a division of The Linde Group, has announced the launch of its worldwide safety program to improve the safe storage and transportation of acetylene cylinders by customers.

Ray Borzio SGR Q4 2016

Investing in technology

2017-01-04T11:22:00+00:00

“Build it and they will come.” We all remember “Field of Dreams.” Beware the operative word here — dreams. This assumption has no home in the real world of high end specialty gas production technology. Even if “they” do come, they will not come fast enough to satisfy your return ...

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FS-Elliott introduces SteadiAIR™ 5 Warranty

2015-08-04T10:48:00+01:00

FS-Elliott, a leading manufacturer of oil-free centrifugal air and gas compressors, is pleased to introduce their SteadiAIR™ 5 Warranty available on all new Polaris+ compressors.

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New mass flow meter available from Bronkhorst

2015-04-13T13:45:00+01:00

Bronkhorst Cori-Tech BV (The Netherlands) has availability of its new mini CORI-FLOW™ ML120 Series Coriolis Mass Flow Meters and Controllers for (ultra) low flow ranges.

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Record orders for 2014 reports CVD

2015-04-02T10:34:00+01:00

CVD Equipment Corporation (CVD) has reported revenue and earnings for the year ending December 31, 2014 – which saw the company achieve a new record for bookings as it received over $45m in orders during 2014, surpassing total orders received in any previous year.

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Record orders for 2014 reports CVD

2015-04-02T10:34:00+01:00By Stuart Radnedge, published in Specialty Gas Report

CVD Equipment Corporation (CVD) has reported revenue and earnings for the year ending December 31, 2014 – which saw the company achieve a new record for bookings as it received over $45m in orders during 2014, surpassing total orders received in any previous year.

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Progress in science and analysis – Gulf Coast Conference 2013

2013-12-04T00:00:00+00:00

Reflecting the industry’s developments and progress in chemical analysis, the Gulf Coast Conference 2013 was held on October 15 & 16 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston, Texas.

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Continuous innovation in focus in Florida

2013-12-04T00:00:00+00:00

The GAWDA 2013 Annual Convention drew together vendors and distributors of gases and welding equipment from across the country to meet, have fun, and share ideas.

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Optimism ahead in helium market

2013-08-28T00:00:00+01:00

When more than 100 delegates from 16 countries gathered in London for the first ever Global Helium Summit, the trends, technologies and dynamics of the helium supply chain were in focus like never before. Hosted by gasworld Conferences, the summit was the first event of its kind and provided a ...

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Pittcon 2013

2013-05-01T00:00:00+01:00

Pittcon 2013 demonstrated the event is in better shape than ever before, with a marked increase in attendance and first-timers.

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Pittcon Conference & Expo 2013 – Preview

2013-02-27T00:00:00+00:00

Pittcon, the largest and most comprehensive annual conference and exposition on laboratory science and instrumentation in the world, returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia this March. March 17 - 21, Pennsylvania Convention Center Philadelphia

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Positioning for peak performance at GAWDA 2012 – 68th Annual GAWDA Convention

2012-11-21T00:00:00+00:00

Nearly 800 delegates gathered in the mountainous city of Colorado Springs this September, to attend the Gases and Welding Distributors Association’s (GAWDA) 68th Annual Convention, appropriately titled, ‘Positioning for Peak Performance’.

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Modified Atmosphere Packaging

We are in the business of manufacturing artificial atmospheres. For want of a simpler explanation, that’s what we do. We start off with a perfectly fine atmosphere that surrounds our Earth and, through our special magic, we separate it into its individual components.

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Food Safety Modernization Act update

Producers and distributors of specialty gases in food and beverages need to know that the new regulations for the Food Safety Modernization Act (21 CFR Part 117) are now officially in effect.

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Ammonia: A feedstock providing the platform for electronics

While ammonia is manufactured on a massive scale to help feed the world, it is increasingly used in important reactions in the electronics industry.

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A safe approach to gas purification

Ultra-high purity gases are a necessity in many industries, including fabrication of electronics, photovoltaic, and lighting components, as well as generation of high purity carrier gases for laboratory, medical and life science uses. In many cases, the end-users may be unaware of the risks associated with selecting, installing and operating ...

Fermilab, SGR Q2 2017

Fermilab: Unlocking the secrets of the universe

What are we made of? How did the universe begin? Imagine working on the answers to these really big questions. Well, that is exactly what the scientists at Fermilab have been doing for the past 50 years.

Jack Marrin, Scott-Marrin

A lifetime spent as a spec gas innovator

There will be lots of time to tend to the impressive botanical gardens that thrive on the five acres that surround his home, and there will be domestic and international travel with his wife and business partner of almost 50 years.

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Medical device mixtures

In our 3rd quarter 2016 issue, we visited medical gases from the viewpoint of sales potential by discussing the end-use applications our gases served. In this article, I want to address medical gases, and more specifically medical device mixtures from the manufacturer’s viewpoint.

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Excimer laser gases

The familiar, colorful electric glow of neon signs can transform into a powerful – and invisible – tool for making leading-edge microchips by adding small amounts of other simple gases. They’re called excimer lasers because the light is emitted by excited dimers of two molecules.

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CONCOA – Precision gas controls

Controls Corporation of America (CONCOA) was founded in 1987 when BOC divested its AIRCO equipment division in the US. Although at inception, CONCOA produced only apparatus for oxyfuel cutting and welding, the company quickly developed pressure and flow control devices for specialty gas, medical, and industrial laser markets.

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Controlling combustion

Fired heaters are integral to hydrocarbon processing. Specifically designed for the reaction of fuel and air to produce extremely high gas temperatures, heaters transfer this energy to potentially highly flammable process fluids via heat exchangers.