Specialty Gases (Electronics, Medical, Core)

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Ukraine war: The impact on rare gases

2022-04-14T08:47:00+01:00By

As you most likely are aware, the rare gases krypton, xenon, and neon are by-products of very large air separation plants (ASU). These ASU’s are almost all attached to steel mills.

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Securing energy supply for Australian hydrocarbon processing

2022-05-23T10:20:00+01:00By

As international gas supply chains continue to be affected by Covid-19 related lockdowns and the Russia-Ukraine crisis, concerns have been raised over the availability and pricing of industrial gases for all sectors, including specialty gas for hydrocarbon processing in Australia.

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Pfeiffer Vacuum opens leak detection and vacuum technology facility in Indiana

2022-05-17T10:11:00+01:00By

Pfeiffer Vacuum has opened a brand-new 40,000 square foot facility in Indianapolis, Indiana, to better serve its North American customer base in the leak detection and high-vacuum technology space.

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CVD Equipment reports Q1 2022 results

2022-05-17T08:19:00+01:00By

Chemical vapor deposition and materials provider CVD Equipment Corporation has reported its first quarter (Q1) 2022 results, with revenue of $4.7m.

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The recent developments and challenges in electronic specialty gases

2022-05-02T09:00:00+01:00By Mike Corbett, Andy Tuan, Mark Thirsk

The semiconductor industry had a record year in 2021 as the continued challenges of Covid-19 had a large impact on the ways that we work, shop, attend school and entertain ourselves. All of these changes have a positive impact on semiconductor demand as they drive demand for the electronic devices ...

Argon

A key challenge to reducing argon costs

2022-05-02T09:00:00+01:00By Jonathan Harris, Vishnu Priya Ramakrishnan

Many common manufacturing processes in metals, aerospace, automotive, medical, silicon, and a range of other industries require an inert environment and use argon to achieve it. The argon used in these processes is very pure, usually 4N or 5N purity (99.99% to 99.999%). At the outlet of the process, the ...

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The impact on rare gases due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine

2022-05-02T09:00:00+01:00By

As you most likely are aware, the rare gases krypton, xenon, and neon are by-products of very large air separation plants (ASU). These ASU’s are almost all attached to steel mills. With this said, adding capacity quickly is not realistic. It takes 1-3 years to add capacity and can only ...