Specialty Gases (Electronics, Medical, Core)

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Medical applications

2019-08-16T05:00:00+01:00By , published in gasworld magazine

Alongside economic development, the specialty gases market is driven by an increasing need for reliable, accurate measurements of purity across a range of end-user markets, not least in the medical sector.

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Specialty gases

2019-08-16T05:00:00+01:00By Stephen Harrison, published in gasworld magazine

What makes a specialty gas special? In some cases, it is a high purity, premium grade of a regular product such as nitrogen. It can also be due to its application in the laboratory and R&D applications, where specialty gases are often used. Or, it might be an exotic chemical ...

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The ‘Four Ps’ of medical oxygen cylinders

2019-08-16T05:00:00+01:00By Randel Maestre, published in gasworld magazine

In the world of portable medical oxygen for ambulatory patients and medical professionals, there are two primary options – oxygen cylinders or portable oxygen concentrators.


Riding the refrigerants wave of change


Looking at what has been achieved over the past quarter of a century, it is hard not to be impressed by A-Gas and how rapidly its operations have grown from its beginnings in Bristol, UK, to a dominant force in the refrigerants market, on a global scale.


Versum shareholders approve Merck merger


Versum Materials, Inc.’s shareholders have approved the company’s acquisition by Merck KGaA for $53 per share in cash.

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Chemogas acquired by Balchem Corporation


Balchem Corporation has acquired Belgium-based specialty gases company Chemogas.

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Beyond smart – SEMICON West 2019 preview

2019-06-03T14:55:00+01:00By , published in gasworld magazine

The semiconductor industry is at the cusp of what is widely expected to be a rapid, multi-year expansion cycle powered by new end-markets and growth opportunities in revolutionary technology segments such as artificial intelligence (AI), Blockchain, machine learning, and autonomous vehicles.

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Data, smart technology and electronics gases

2019-06-03T14:52:00+01:00By , published in gasworld magazine

When we think of Industry 4.0 and the wave of digitisation sweeping throughout industry and society alike, we tend to focus on the technology and operational change that it brings. The electronics gases business is largely overlooked and yet entirely intrinsic to this digital revolution.

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Opportunities in electronic specialty gases

2019-06-03T14:41:00+01:00By Mike Corbett, Andy Tuan, published in gasworld magazine

The electronic specialty gas (ESG) market, while a small segment of the global gas market, is one of the most complex and least understood market segments of the electronic chemicals and materials landscape, write Mike Corbett and Andy Tuan, Linx Consulting.

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Noble Helium bolsters team and begins search

2019-05-15T07:37:00+01:00By , Global Managing Editor

gasworld can exclusively reveal that fledgling Australian helium prospector Noble Helium, the world’s first global pure-play helium exploration and production company, has launched an international search for new deposits of the precious element.

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Preview: Gas analysis technologies


From automotive to aerospace, energy to environment and pharmaceuticals to petrochemistry, the requirement to analyse gases and molecules is ubiquitous.


Digitisation: Future-proofing in focus this summer

2019-04-18T16:16:00+01:00By , Global Managing Editor

The industrial gases business is on the verge of a whole new wave of growth and development, as various global megatrends shape the way the industry moves forward.

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Leybold to present new technology at IFFA


Vacuum specialist Leybold will present its new Novadry vacuum pump series at the international trade fair for the meat industry IFFA in Frankfurt next month.

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