Gas Generation

Nine Reasons To Consider On-Site Nitrogen Generation

The majority of the world’s industrial nitrogen and oxygen is created through large scale cryogenic separation at an Air Separation Unit (ASU). The product these ASUs manufacture is normally sold to...
On June 12, 2017

The Importance of a Food Grade Compliant Nitrogen Gas Supply

Shoppers’ expectations for high quality, healthy and conveniently accessible food products result in an ever-increasing demand on producers and packers. In Europe, suppliers must adhere to a series of...
On April 26, 2017

Is On-Site Nitrogen Gas Generation Economical for Variable Flow Applications?

Many applications that involve nitrogen gas in the production process require varied volumes of gas to be delivered during peak and off-peak operation. A preconceived opinion of on-site nitrogen gas...
On April 13, 2017

Three Key Reasons Why Gas Generators Are the Safest Option in Laboratories

Laboratories around the world require a reliable and consistent mixture of quality gases for a range of applications including gas chromatography (GC) and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). ...
On March 30, 2017

Consumers and Roasters Benefit from Coffee Packaging with Nitrogen

Coffee is a wonderfully popular beverage that dates back centuries to its origins in Ethiopia. Today, global coffee consumption is estimated at 153.3 million bags a year according to the United States...
On March 23, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions About Using a Hydrogen Generator

Hydrogen is commonly used as a fuel gas, reaction gas, and carrier gas in gas chromatography applications. Hydrogen gas generators are a safe, cost-effective alternative to using high pressure...
On February 27, 2017

Energy Efficient Nitrogen Generator Launched for North and South America

Parker domnick hunter NITROSource nitrogen generators have been available for over a year in EMEA and Asia Pacific. Now, Parker’s Gas Separation and Filtration Division is pleased to introduce a new...
On December 20, 2016

Does Purity of Nitrogen Purge Affect the Dissolved Oxygen Pickup of Wine?

Winemakers go to great lengths to minimize the Dissolved Oxygen (DO) pickup of their wine. Oxygen in wine can cause discoloration and impact taste and aroma. According to Wines and Vines exposure to...
On December 13, 2016

Nitrogen Gas Generators Save Winemakers Time and Money

Using nitrogen gas in the food & beverage market and wine-making process will protect the wine from the negative effects of oxygen. The presence of oxygen promotes the growth of yeast and aerobic...
On December 12, 2016

Why Nitrogen Is Better than Argon for Wine Production

A question often asked in the wine and grape industry is: which is better for wine production, nitrogen or argon? Both are inert gases at room temperature, and both are used for blanketing wine...
On December 6, 2016

How to Prevent Contamination & Corrosion in Demineralized Water Storage Tanks

Power generation plants rely heavily on demineralized and deionized water to maintain required levels of water purity during process operations. Managing the water supply is critical under...
On November 17, 2016

Vineyard Selects Nitrogen Gas Generator for Return on Investment and Ease of Use

During the wine making process it is critical that wine be protected from contact with oxygen. The presence of oxygen promotes the growth of yeast and aerobic bacteria, which can cause spoilage and...
On November 12, 2016

Best Practices for Designing Your Laboratory Gas Delivery System

Very often we take for granted the gas that is being supplied to our instruments, and that it will be of adequate purity and pressure to support our needs. There are a number of factors that can have...
On November 9, 2016

Parker Balston Extends Warranty on All Industrial Nitrogen Generators

Customers that purchase and install a Parker Nitrogen Generator with a Parker air dryer (refrigerated or desiccant) or another dryer system that supplies compressed air to ISO8573-1 3.2.2 will receive...
On September 15, 2016

Argon or Nitrogen. Which is Best for Your Application?

Argon and nitrogen are quite similar in inertness, but are vastly different in cost, both economic and environmental. Argon, the noble gas Argon is the most common gas in the atmosphere...
On September 15, 2016

Using Nitrogen in the Plastics Industry

Nitrogen is widely used in the plastics industry. Injection molding, film extrusion, and gas assist injection molding all use nitrogen because of its inertness and dryness. On site nitrogen is an...
On July 6, 2016

How Common is Nitrogen Generation?

We often hear from customers that were not aware that they could make their own nitrogen from compressed air. As more and more of us are focused on our day to day activities, it is not at...
On June 16, 2016

Top Frequently Asked Questions About Nitrogen Generators

An on-site nitrogen generator produces pure nitrogen from standard compressed air, replacing the need for a delivered supply in the form of high pressure cylinders, liquid mini tanks or bulk...
On June 30, 2015

Modified Atmosphere Packaging with a Nitrogen Generator

Today, the food industry faces demands for all types of produce, from exotic tropical fruits to the staple diet of bread, rice and potatoes, to be available all year round in “just...
On June 25, 2015

The Hidden Costs of Gas Cylinders

Many laboratories still use high-pressure gas cylinders to provide gases for analytical equipment. The main reason for this dependence on gas cylinders is that this is the way it has always been...
On June 23, 2015