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
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
On April 26, 2017
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
On April 13, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
On December 12, 2016
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
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
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
On November 12, 2016
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
On November 9, 2016
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
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
On July 6, 2016
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
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
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
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
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
On June 17, 2015
Aluminum is a metal used often for its relative strength given its
light weight. When aluminum is cast, however, impurities known as
inclusions can create weak points in the product. There are...
On June 5, 2015