With an estimated population of more than 56 million in 2018, the medical market need – and potential – in South Africa is certainly significant.
Two important trends in portable medical gas containment are higher pressure cylinders that hold more gas, and lighter weight cylinders that are easier for ambulatory patients and first responders to carry, as Luxfer Gas Cylinders’ Jeff Book explains.
HiQ gases from Afrox are ‘made for purpose’, and each has to comply with a specific set of specifications. This is particularly pertinent in the health sector, where the purity and accuracy of the gas mixtures used have a direct bearing on the health and treatment of patients.
Inert speciality gases have been used in eye surgery for more than 100 years, with the use of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) and perfluoropropane (C3F8) still being the gold standard in eye surgery today.
Dalian Special Gases Co. Ltd held a cornerstone laying ceremony for its specialty gases production base in Songmu Island Chemical Park in Puwan Economic Zone in Dalian, Northern China, earlier this month.
According to a new research report by Global Market Insights, the vacuum pump market will hit $6.5bn by 2025.
To support increased demand for specialty gases products in the region, Gulf Cryo is in the final stages of commissioning a new cylinder gases production facility in Dammam, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
ATC Diversified Electronics, a member of the Marcs Bellofram Group of Companies, has introduced its new LPC series liquid level pump controller to better assist municipal water, wastewater and sewage treatment plants meet their flow control needs.
Leybold has designed the new VARODRY vacuum pump series for efficient industrial vacuum processes which the German
Entegris, Inc. provider of specialty chemicals and advanced materials solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the SAES Pure Gas business from SAES Getters S.p.A, an advanced functional materials company headquartered in Milan, Italy.
Leybold will display its fast and precise modern vacuum solutions for optical coatings at the Optatec in Frankfurt, from the 15th-17th May, 2018.
Rob Cockerill explores the impact of the emissions scandals of recent years and why new regulatory measures are driving specialty gas and equipment demand.