Specialty Gases (Electronics, Medical, Core)


Selecting on-site gas mixers for welding shield gases

2021-01-20T17:08:00+00:00By Dennis Richardson

A common application for on-site gas mixing is creation of shield gas mixtures for welding. An on-site gas mixer may be used for one welder or hundreds of welders. On-site gas mixing allows the user to control the gas mixture from a single point; gas mixers with gas analysers improve ...

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Telemetry innovations for gas users and suppliers

2021-01-18T12:49:00+00:00By Mike Ahren

The gas industry began using telemetry several years ago when suppliers developed technology for monitoring pressure differential in bulk gas systems. Having remote access to information provided great advantages to customers and suppliers, but there has been a hesitancy in some circles to embrace telemetry, perhaps because of unease about ...

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Help is at hand


Faced with changing demographics over the last decade where buyers are shifting to online shopping, further accelerated by our current global pandemic, the Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative (IWDC) is offering its members a way to improve their e-commerce strategy.

DataSmart Automatic Switchover System

Meeting demands, staying innovative


For Harris Products Group, a Lincoln Electric company, 2020 was a strong year for its specialty gas sector with an increased demand for products such as its changeover systems. In the last 12 months, Harris also provided critical help in setting up temporary hospitals to treat overspill patients suffering from ...

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Evonik introduces three new natural refrigerants


Evonik has introduced three hydrocarbon-based gases to its European customers.


Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces new turbopumps


Pfeiffer Vacuum has introduced new turbopumps, especially dedicated for applications like mass spectrometry, electron-microscopy, metrology tools, particle accelerators and plasma physics.


Remote POC monitoring


Since the introduction of portable oxygen concentrators (POC) in the 1970s, patients with respiratory issues have experienced a dramatic improvement in the quality of life. There has been a marked increase in people diagnosed with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder) and, consequently, the market for POCs is expected to hit ...