Specialty Gases & Equipment – How to Build a Regulator

Specialty Gases & Equipment - How to Build a Regulator

Pressure regulators (often just called regulators) are used in a gas system to reduce the pressure from a high pressure source, such as a compressed gas cylinder or a gas supply pipeline, to a safe level consistent with the pressure rating of the system to which the gas is being supplied. They provide positive control of the source pressure in a gas system. This control of pressure permits better control of flow rates and helps to provide a safer operation.

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Operation of a Portable Liquid Nitrogen Vessel

Operation of a Portable Liquid Nitrogen Vessel

There are a number of gases that can be delivered in portable cryogenic vessels for gaseous or cryogenic use but for the purposes of this article we will be discussing the operation of a portable liquid nitrogen vessel.

Application Requirements

First, it is the responsibility of the end user to be thoroughly familiar with the operation of the vessel and the limitations of the vessel performance. This starts with ordering the vessel. Some vessels are intended for liquid use only, some will deliver gas and/or liquid and some are intended for higher pressure gas use. The end user must know the pressure and flow requirements of the application and what they expect to be using, gas or liquid. This information should be passed on to the person the liquid vessel is being ordered from so they can deliver the correct vessel.

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Critical Gas Backup Systems

Critical Gas Backup Systems

We are all aware that the equipment in our labs and throughout the facility is highly dependent on the lab gases provided by the gas company. However, your comfort level should not lie solely on the ability of the gas company to deliver the critically important gases on time.

There may be a time, that despite all efforts, the gas delivery cannot be made in time. What is your backup plan to keep the incubators operational, what is your backup plan to ensure your critical samples in the cryo-freezer will remain intact? Do you know the hold time of your freezers? Is there even a backup plan in your standard operating procedures where it comes to the gases that keep your business operation running?

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Selecting Lab Gases

Selecting Lab Gases

There are a number of gases that can be delivered in portable cryogenic vessels for gaseous or cryogenic use but for the purposes of this article we will be discussing the operation of a portable liquid nitrogen vessel. First, it is the responsibility of the end user to be thoroughly familiar with the operation of the vessel and the limitations of the vessel performance. This starts with ordering the vessel. Some vessels are intended for liquid use only, some will deliver gas and/or liquid and some are intended for higher pressure gas use.

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Specialty Gas Equipment for Your Specialty Gases

Specialty Gas Equipment for Your Specialty Gases

There are a number of gases that can be delivered in portable cryogenic vessels for gaseous or cryogenic use but for the purposes of this article we will be discussing the operation of a portable liquid nitrogen vessel. First, it is the responsibility of the end user to be thoroughly familiar with the operation of the vessel and the limitations of the vessel performance. This starts with ordering the vessel. Some vessels are intended for liquid use only, some will deliver gas and/or liquid and some are intended for higher pressure gas use.

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Keeping Abreast of the Helium Market

Keeping Abreast of the Helium Market

We hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving holiday. If you were fortunate enough to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving parade then you no doubt were in awe of the magnificent balloons soaring five or six stories high. These balloons are, of course, filled with helium gas — 300,000 to 700,000 cubic feet (the equivalent of over 2,400 high-pressure cylinders) of the precious gas per balloon. The next time you see one of these balloons you may have different feelings knowing the cost of the gas to fill the balloon was in excess of $500,000 per balloon.

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The Extreme Gas Manifold

The Extreme Gas Manifold

There are a number of gases that can be delivered in portable cryogenic vessels for gaseous or cryogenic use but for the purposes of this article we will be discussing the operation of a portable liquid nitrogen vessel. First, it is the responsibility of the end user to be thoroughly familiar with the operation of the vessel and the limitations of the vessel performance. This starts with ordering the vessel. Some vessels are intended for liquid use only, some will deliver gas and/or liquid and some are intended for higher pressure gas use.

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Liquid Nitrogen Dispensing

Liquid Nitrogen Dispensing

There are a number of gases that can be delivered in portable cryogenic vessels for gaseous or cryogenic use but for the purposes of this article we will be discussing the operation of a portable liquid nitrogen vessel. First, it is the responsibility of the end user to be thoroughly familiar with the operation of the vessel and the limitations of the vessel performance. This starts with ordering the vessel. Some vessels are intended for liquid use only, some will deliver gas and/or liquid and some are intended for higher pressure gas use.

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Carbon Dioxide Caution

Carbon Dioxide Caution

There are a number of gases that can be delivered in portable cryogenic vessels for gaseous or cryogenic use but for the purposes of this article we will be discussing the operation of a portable liquid nitrogen vessel. First, it is the responsibility of the end user to be thoroughly familiar with the operation of the vessel and the limitations of the vessel performance. This starts with ordering the vessel. Some vessels are intended for liquid use only, some will deliver gas and/or liquid and some are intended for higher pressure gas use.

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Double Digit Growth in a Down Economy

Double Digit Growth in a Down Economy

There are a number of gases that can be delivered in portable cryogenic vessels for gaseous or cryogenic use but for the purposes of this article we will be discussing the operation of a portable liquid nitrogen vessel. First, it is the responsibility of the end user to be thoroughly familiar with the operation of the vessel and the limitations of the vessel performance. This starts with ordering the vessel. Some vessels are intended for liquid use only, some will deliver gas and/or liquid and some are intended for higher pressure gas use.

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