Gas Generation

Nitro Iced Coffee Uses Self-Contained Nitrogen Generators | Case Study

Battle Grounds Coffee is a small, community-oriented coffee shop in Haverhill, MA. The owners were challenged to find a more efficient and consistent way to deliver Nitro Coffee to their customers.  ...
On September 12, 2019

Nitrogen Generation System Reduces Costs in Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing or 3D printing is a relatively new rapid manufacturing technology that has become mainstream in recent years. It covers a wide variety of processes used to produce a multitude...
On June 5, 2019

Energy-Saving Nitrogen Generator Prevents Gas Supply Disruptions

When it comes to supplying dry, inert nitrogen for manufacturing applications, there’s a lot more to PSA technology (pressure swing adsorption) nitrogen generators than vessels filled with CMS (carbon...
On May 10, 2019

A Safety Plan for Compressed Gases in the Laboratory

Using compressed gases in the laboratory can be a dangerous situation if they are handled improperly. Many gases can be explosive, flammable, corrosive, and toxic. Because the gases are under high...
On July 12, 2018

Optimum Nitrogen Purity for Modified Atmosphere Food Packaging

Modified atmosphere packaging is now a prerequisite for many food products, extending shelf life, appearance and taste by preventing or retarding spoilage mechanisms. Quite simply, modified...
On July 5, 2018

Using Hydrogen as a Carrier Gas for GC

Gas chromatography (GC) uses a wide range of gases including helium, hydrogen, and nitrogen as the carrier gas. The most common carrier gas is helium. In recent years, however, the availability of...
On June 18, 2018

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 June 14, 2018

A Simple Guide to How To Use Hydrogen in Flame-based Gas Chromatography Systems Part 3 of 3

There are a wide variety of carrier gases potentially available for use with gas chromatography (GC) systems, including helium, hydrogen and nitrogen. Your range of choices, however, may be limited by...
On May 2, 2018

How Switching to Hydrogen Can Impact Gas Chromatography Temperature Programs Part 1 of 3

Depending on the type of gas chromatography system employed, hydrogen is often an attractive replacement for helium as a carrier gas. It is less expensive and more widely available resulting in cost...
On April 30, 2018

Simple Safety Steps to Follow When Installing a Nitrogen Generator

A question that is frequently asked when considering the installation of a nitrogen gas generator is "will the system create an oxygen rich or oxygen deficient atmosphere that could be potentially...
On April 5, 2018

Three Safety Issues to Consider When Using Compressed Nitrogen Gas Cylinders

Approximately 36 percent of nitrogen gas supplied by gas companies is delivered in high-pressure cylinders. At first, it would appear to be a fairly simple method of supply, requiring a...
On February 5, 2018

Facts You Should Know About Storing Compressed Gas Cylinders

Compressed gases such as zero air, nitrogen and hydrogen are commonly used in the laboratory for a broad range of instrumentation including GC with FID, LC-MS and FTIR. In many laboratories, the...
On December 29, 2017

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

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

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