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Specialty Gas Industry News and articles from Rocky Mountain Air Solutions and PurityPlus®

Nitrogen Tank Blanketing in Denver

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

CO2 and Entertainment in Denver and beyond

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

How is Helium extracted at Rocky Mountain Air Solutions

Helium is a result of radioactive decay in natural gas. Therefore since natural gas has the most volume of helium, most specialty gas laboratories like Rocky Mountain Air Solutions will get Helium via natural gas. There are also limited amounts of helium in the air which can also be extracted, 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 Rocky Mountain Air Solutions will be here in Denver to provide them just as weve done from our earliest days.

Benefits of an Oxygen Deficiency Monitor in Denver

Most specialty gas laboratories in Denver 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 Rocky Mountain Air Solutions we fully endorse and utilize oxygen deficiency monitors as a way to ensure only the best air quality in our Rocky Mountain Air Solutions laboratory.

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

When you buy from Rocky Mountain Air Solutions, one of 150 North American PurityPlus® Partners, you get so much more than the specialty gases or equipment you order. You also get a promise like no other specialty gas dealer. With us, you see, you are promised an unbeatable combination of regional availability, individualized, treatment and guaranteed quality.

PurityPlus® Argon: Denver Winemakers Specialty Gas of Choice

The favorite specialty gas of our Denver winemaking customers is argon because, 1) unlike oxygen, argon will not react with wine to produce any intolerable characteristics; and 2) argon is heavier than oxygen. Its higher density sees to it that more of the gas will be in longer contact with the surface of the wine, thus excluding more oxygen (and its damaging effects) as well as thwarting microbial spoilage.

PurityPlus® EPA Protocol Specialty Gas Mixtures for Denver

Industries and municipalities across the country are still obligated to measure air pollution emissions and ambient air quality. As long as calibrated instruments are needed to take measurements, said instruments will call for pure, stable, and precise mixtures of compressed specialty gases to assure complete accuracy. And Rocky Mountain Air Solutions will be here in Denver to produce 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 Denver Utilities Industry

Rocky Mountain Air Solutions has emerged as a crucial supplier of dielectric gases also known as insulating gases for the Denver electrical utilities industry. Such gases are since we first began. The one essential characteristic that makes this commodity so useful in such a diverse array of laboratory activities certainly as a refrigerant is its capability of maintaining temperatures significantly lower than the freezing point of water.

Denver Specialty Gas Equipment Spotlight: Gas Purifiers

Its surely no secret that our stock in trade at Rocky Mountain Air Solutions is selling specialty gases for commercial, industrial, medical, scientific, and agricultural use. But customers are well aware they also can depend on us for everything necessary to transport, stock, check on, and use those gases safely. One such kind of equipment they certainly go for is our line of gas purifiers.

High-Purity Analytical Gases for Denver Laboratory Research

Rocky Mountain Air Solutions is happy to be the PurityPlus Partner attending to research laboratories in and around Denver. Independent third-party certification of our processes and our products attests to the purity of our gases, permitting researchers to pursue their analytical objectives with confidence.

The Need for Nitrogen in Denver Pharmaceutical and Biotech Applications

Weve written before about the uses Nitrogen gas (N2) in the food and beverage industry. As you may gather, though, considering the prevalence of this gas in our atmosphere, nitrogen has all kinds other equally worthwhile uses. Rocky Mountain Air Solutions, your Denver PurityPlus Partner, is particularly involved, for example, in providing nitrogen for the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

Homing In on High-Purity Gases for Denver Laser Welding

Nowadays, Rocky Mountain Air Solutions, one of better than 150 PurityPlus Partners at 600 locations across the states, is happy to be a trusted Denver provider of the high-purity specialty gases so important to the gas laser welding process. Our key customers are significantly automated high-volume manufacturers. Those associated with the automotive industry are perhaps the most identifiable cases in point.

PurityPlus® High-Purity Specialty Gas Regulators: Choosing the Best of the Best for Your Denver Application

PurityPlus specialty gas regulators are built to very precise benchmarks of pressure control, which is absolutely essential to the safety and fruitfulness of your work. Dont know which regulator is most appropriate for you or how to go about finding it? Rocky Mountain Air Solutions, right here in Denver, will glady help. The PurityPlus Specialty Gases & Equipment Catalog will help too. Heres a quick overview of the product to help you get started.

Which Comes First, the Food or the Gas?

Nitrogen does food good. Here are a variety of ways the food and beverage industry uses this gas as a food preserver and a food and beverage enhancer.

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

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

Assuring Superior-Quality Gases for Gas Chromatography

The carrier gases necessary for gas chromatography, aside from having to be either inert or unreactive, must be at least 99.995% pure higher, sometimes! And thats where Rocky Mountain Air Solutions comes in. No, we havent existed as long as gas chromatography. But, as a respected PurityPlus® partner producer-distributor, weve been providing chemical researchers and various industries with carrier gases of the maximum purity feasible for years 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 forthcoming 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 present itself and its partners, including Rocky Mountain Air Solutions, as a technical resource, but the company also will introduc its new brand identity.

Meeting the Specialty Gas Needs of Denver Microbreweries

We furnish microbreweries and brewpubs in and around Denver with the specialty gases they rely on: CO2 and Nitrogen, mostly, but also Chlorine. Those are the top gases, at any rate. And the local link is whats especially 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, though, to assure you that Rocky Mountain Air Solutions and the PurityPlus® partner network of over 150 specialty gas producers and distributors at 600 locations coast to coast are more than able to take care of 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 rising 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.