Like vehicle emissions, one of the most commonly acknowledged or understood areas of environmental concern surrounds fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gases). It’s become something of a buzz term in the wider specialty gases and chemicals business in recent years.
Bob Brown, the Australian politician once said, “The future will either be green or not at all.” As we seek to maintain our industrialised way of life in a sustainable way, employing clean technologies and high specification industrial gases has become critical and will become more so.
Mark Lawday and Andy Thornley of Luxfer Gas Cylinders discuss the stability and shelf life of calibration test gases in aluminium cylinders.
Versum Materials, Inc., a Temp-Arizona based materials supplier to the semiconductor industry, has announced the grand opening of its new research and development (R D) facility at its semiconductor materials manufacturing site in Hometown, Pennsylvania.
Thermco Instrument Corporation has been building its gas mixer and analyzer business through groundbreaking design and engineering for 66 years. Founder and gas analysis instrumentation pioneer Robert D. Richardson began the business in 1951 making specialty gas analyzers for the industrial gas industry.
When BOC Australia unveiled its new $20m specialty gases production facility in February, it did so against a backdrop of new industrial growth in the country and with expectations of sustained specialty gas demand in the future.
BOC Australia’s new facility in Sydney is a huge leap forward for specialty gases in the South Pacific, and another step forward for digitisation in the gases industry, writes Rob Cockerill.