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Specialty Gas Industry News and articles from Haun Specialty Gases and PurityPlus®

Nitrogen Tank Blanketing in Buffalo

Nitrogen is utilized for many purposes in the specialty gas industry. Other than being used in food and drug preparation, it is used in the preservation of various (typically highly flammable liquid) substances. This technique of preventative maintenance is called blanketing in the specialty gases industry.

CO2 and Entertainment in Buffalo and beyond

Carbon dioxide (CO2) has been used to highlight special effects in the entertainment industry for a long time. The gas is chilled to a liquid to easily (and economically) achieve special effects like fog and haze. Most have seen haze effects at concerts to emphasize a spotlight or on TV for cloud effects.

How is Helium extracted at Haun Specialty Gases

Helium is a byproduct of radioactive decay in natural gas. Therefore since natural gas has the most volume of helium, most specialty gas laboratories like Haun Specialty Gases will extract Helium via natural gas. There are also limited amounts of helium in the air which can also be mined, however the process for that is expensive and rarely used.

Is Cryotherapy Right for You?

Industries and municipalities across the United States are still required to measure air pollution emissions and ambient air quality. As long as calibrated instruments are used to do the measuring, such instruments will require pure, stable, and precise mixtures of compressed specialty gases to assure complete accuracy. And Haun Specialty Gases will be here in Buffalo to provide them just as weve done from our earliest days.

Benefits of an Oxygen Deficiency Monitor in Buffalo

Most specialty gas laboratories in Buffalo are familiar with safety precautions and procedures to maintain a safe working atmosphere. These precautions can include the installation of safety equipment to ensure that there are no atmospheric factors that would tamper with the work of gas technicians. This includes monitoring Oxygen levels across the entire laboratory. At Haun Specialty Gases we fully endorse and utilize oxygen deficiency monitors as a way to ensure only the best air quality in our Haun Specialty Gases laboratory.

The Buffalo PurityPlus® Promise: Superior Specialty Gases, Superior Local Service

When you buy from Haun Specialty Gases, one of 150 North American PurityPlus® Partners, you get more than the specialty gases or equipment you purchase. You as well get a pledge like no other specialty gas provider. With us, you see, youre given an unbeatable partnership of local availability, personalized, treatment and authentic quality.

PurityPlus® Argon: Buffalo Winemakers Specialty Gas of Choice

The favorite specialty gas of our Buffalo winemaking customers is argon because, 1) unlike oxygen, argon doesnt react with wine to occasion any unsavory characteristics; and 2) argon is heavier than oxygen. Its higher density sees to it that more of the gas will be in protracted contact with the surface of the wine, thereby keeping out more oxygen (and its adverse effects) as well as impeding microbial spoilage.

PurityPlus® EPA Protocol Specialty Gas Mixtures for Buffalo

Industries and municipalities coast to coast and border to border are still obligated to monitor air pollution emissions and ambient air quality. As long as calibrated instruments are used to do the measuring, said instruments will require pure, stable, and precise mixtures of compressed specialty gases to ensure absolute accuracy. And Haun Specialty Gases will be here in Buffalo to supply them just as weve been trusted to do from the day we first opened for business.

Manchester Tank Safety Notice

Manchester Tank & Equipment Company has issued a safety notice on 33.5 LB Aluminum Forklift Cylinders manufactured from 1992 through 1993.

SF6: The Perfect Gas for the Buffalo Utilities Industry

Haun Specialty Gases seen as a significant provider of dielectric gases also called insulating gases for the Buffalo electrical utilities industry. Such gases are since we first opened our doors. What makes this commodity so [[desi|[prefe]140]rable in so many types of laboratory activities certainly as a refrigerant is its ability to sustain temperatures markedly lower than the freezing point of water.

Buffalo Specialty Gas Equipment Spotlight: Gas Purifiers

Its no secret that our main concern at Haun Specialty Gases is providing specialty gases for commercial, industrial, medical, scientific, and agricultural use. But customers recognize they also can depend on us for everything required to move, cache, regulate, and work with those gases safely. One such category of equipment they appreciate is our line of gas purifiers.

High-Purity Analytical Gases for Buffalo Laboratory Research

Haun Specialty Gases is proud to be the PurityPlus Partner supplying research laboratories in and around Buffalo. Independent third-party certification of our processes and our products substantiates the purity of our gases, enabling researchers to pursue their analytical ambitions with confidence.

The Need for Nitrogen in Buffalo Pharmaceutical and Biotech Applications

Weve talked before about the uses Nitrogen gas (N2) in the food and beverage industry. As you may expect, though, considering the amount of this gas in our atmosphere, nitrogen has all kinds other equally beneficial uses. Haun Specialty Gases, your Buffalo PurityPlus Partner, is particularly active, for instance, in delivering nitrogen to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

Zeroing In on High-Purity Gases for Buffalo Laser Welding

These days, Haun Specialty Gases, one of better than 150 PurityPlus Partners at 600 locations nationwide, is proud to be a trusted Buffalo supplier of the high-purity specialty gases so necessary to the gas laser welding process. Our key customers are heavily automated high-volume manufacturers. Those associated with the automotive industry are possibly the most distinctive cases in point.

PurityPlus® High-Purity Specialty Gas Regulators: Selecting the Best of the Best for Your Buffalo Application

PurityPlus specialty gas regulators are built to very precise benchmarks of pressure control, which is definitely essential to the safety and success of your work. Not sure which regulator is most appropriate for you or how to track it down? Haun Specialty Gases, right here in Buffalo, will happiy help. The PurityPlus Specialty Gases & Equipment Catalog will help as well. Heres a quick overview of the product to help you get started.

Which Comes First, the Food or the Gas?

Nitrogen and food make an ideal team. Here are a variety of ways the food and beverage industry employs this gas as a food preserver and a food and beverage enhancer.

PurityPlus® Applied: CO2 for Buffalo-area Medical Research Involving CO2 Incubators

CO2 incubators are essential tools in medical research. Theyre used to contain cell cultures that must be looked after in as sterile an environment as possible. Different types of CO2 incubators inhibit contamination in the incubation chamber by different means, depending on the sort of cells being nurtured. Generally CO2 incubators are utilized in stem cell therapy, regenerative medicine, and plastic surgery.

Ensuring Top-Quality Gases for Gas Chromatography

The carrier gases required in gas chromatography, beyond having to be either inert or unreactive, must be at least 99.995% pure greater than that, on occasion! And thats where Haun Specialty Gases proves invaluable. Okay, so we havent been here as long as gas chromatography. But, as an esteemed PurityPlus® partner producer-distributor, weve been furnishing chemical researchers and diverse industries with carrier gases of the greatest purity attainable for some time now. We guarantee it, too.

PurityPlus® Specialty Gases to Unveil Its New Branding at Pittcon 2018

As it has done for a number of years now, PurityPlus® Specialty Gases will exhibit at the next Pittcon. That, of course, would be Pittcon 2018, slated for February 26 through March 1 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. This time, in Booth 3024, PurityPlus® will not only offer itself and its partners, including Haun Specialty Gases, as a technical resource, but the company also will launch its new brand identity.

Fulfilling the Specialty Gas Needs of Buffalo Microbreweries

We furnish microbreweries and brewpubs in and around Buffalo with the specialty gases they have to have: CO2 and Nitrogen, primarily, but also Chlorine. Those are the top gases, at any rate. And the local bond is whats supremely important to our microbrewery and brewpub customers.

So Whats Up with Helium?

Were not here to assure you there isnt a global helium shortage; theres proof enough of it. We are here, in any event, to assure you that Haun Specialty Gases and the PurityPlus® partner network of better than 150 specialty gas producers and distributors at 600 locations coast to coast can easily satisfy your helium needs well into the future.

All About Argon

This article details several facts about argon, its uses, and research about its potential future applications.

Gas Chromatography

An article detailing the many processes and uses of gas chromatography.

Safely Using Hydrogen In Laboratories

With increaseing costs related to the limited helium supply, those who operate and design laboratory equipment are beginning to turn more frequently to their gas suppliers for hydrogen.

Carbon DIoxide, CO2, or Super-Gas?

CO2 is used in more forms than any other gas in the industrial gas market making it one of the most versatile products sold.