Linde launches ‘most advanced’ krypton and xenon complex


Industrial gas major Linde has launched a new facility for the production of krypton and xenon, claimed by the company to be one of the largest of its kind in the world.

Officially opened on January 19th (2022) in Leuna, Germany, the complex aims to cluster European noble gas production at the site, with expanded production capacity expected to support the growth of electronics manufacturing.

Possessing unique chemical and physical properties, the noble gases krypton (Kr) and xenon (Xe) are used in highly specialised applications such as shielding gases for welding and the electronics and aerospace industries.

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