Gas Generation
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Vineyard Selects Nitrogen Gas Generator for Return on Investment and Ease of Use
During the winemaking process, it is critical that wine is protected from contact with oxygen. The presence of oxygen promotes the growth of yeast and aerobic bacteria, which can cause spoilage and...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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On-Site Nitrogen Generation for Aluminum Degassing
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...
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How to Blanket a Chemical Tank Using a Nitrogen Generator
Chemical tanks are often “padded” or “blanketed” with nitrogen. Nitrogen serves as an inert atmosphere that prevents oxidation of the chemical to prevent fire or explosion. A popular and...
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Best Source of Purge Gas for FTIR Spectroscopy
Consistent quality and supply of purge gas is critical for the proper operation of an FTIR spectrometer. Using an in-house gas generator is the most reliable, safest and most economical method for...
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Reduce Laser Cutting Costs With On-Site Nitrogen Generation
Generating nitrogen on-site for laser applications provides many benefits including reduced costs, more stable supply, uninterrupted production and improved safety. How a laser operates A laser is...
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Best Methods to Obtain Air for an FID
The goal when running a gas chromatograph (GC) with a flame ionization detector (FID) is to achieve as stable a baseline as possible. The more the baseline can be differentiated from the emerging...
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How to Select an On-Site Nitrogen Generator
On-site nitrogen generators are preferred over gas cylinders and dewars for many applications in the food and beverage industry including blanketing edible oils and packaging. Plants...
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Nitrogen: A Cost Effective Way to Extend Food Shelf Life
Food suppliers are always seeking ways to extend shelf life. Improved shelf life allows manufacturers to extend their geographical reach and allows product to remain in stores and consumer's homes...
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Mud Logging Gas Analysis: Using Hydrogen to Determine Total Organic Content of Samples
Mud logging is a process commonly used in the oil and gas industry to monitor the physical characteristics and composition of rock cutting obtained during the well drilling process. The...
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Using Nitrogen Instead of Air for Riser Tensioner Cylinders on Marine Drilling Platforms to Reduce Risk of Combustion
Marine drilling platforms are used to support offshore oil and gas production equipment and are equipped with riser tensioner cylinders that are supported by air-filled, high-pressure vessels that...
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Nitrogen Gas Injection for Enhanced Oil Recovery
Nitrogen gas injection for immiscible gas flooding is commonly used in the oil and gas industry, and can improve oil recovery by increasing reservoir pressure during the tertiary stage of recovery....
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