Specialty Gases (Electronics, Medical, Core)


A-Gas wins national award


Specialty chemical and gases management expert A-Gas has been named Employer of the Year in the Amazon Scale-Up Awards 2020.


CHROMIUM urges caution over fraudulent rare gas


Rare and ultra-high purity (UHP) gases specialist CHROMIUM Ltd has urged industry stakeholders to watch out for the attempted sale, smuggling or otherwise illegal use of suspect rare gases, primarily xenon, after the company was subject to a robbery at its site in the Vladimir Region of Russia last year.


DCPC to build new facility in Texas


Aerosol propellants and specialty gases provider Diversified CPC International (DCPC) is to construct a new multi-million dollar manufacturing and distribution facility at the Iron Horse Terminals in Beaumont, Texas.

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Two new turbomolecular pump sizes from Leybold


Vacuum specialist Leybold has expanded its TURBOVAC i/iX series - 90, 250, 350 and 450 - by the sizes 850 i/iX and 950 i/iX to six models. The two new turbomolecular pump variants are characterized by extended, trouble-free operation, longer system life and lower operating costs.


10 minutes with…Annarita Baldan

2020-06-01T12:27:00+01:00By Stephen B. Harrison

Take 10 minutes out with Annarita Baldan, Principal Scientist Gas Analysis at VSL, as she discusses home working, gas analysis, NO2 mixtures and international collaboration, ahead of the upcoming Gas Analysis & Control themed edition of gasworld magazine.


Covid-19: The ‘snowball’ effect

2020-06-01T05:00:00+01:00By Ray Borzio

Since our founding in 2009, Global Calibration Gases has operated under two, hard fast rules. First, we will always be a wholesale provider, never dealing directly with the retail customer. In this way we never compete with the reseller of our products. Second, we only focus on product lines where ...

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Maximising margins

2020-06-01T05:00:00+01:00By Stephen B. Harrison, published in gasworld magazine

The air that we breathe into our air separation unit (ASU) costs money in the form of electrical power. Our return comes from selling the oxygen, nitrogen and argon that we compress. Whilst the oxygen and nitrogen have contracted customers with pipeline supplies, the profitability of modern ASU operations is ...