Specialty Gas Industry News and articles from Coastal Welding Supply and PurityPlus®

Nitrogen Tank Blanketing in Beaumont

Nitrogen is utilized for various purposes in the specialty gas industry. Aside from utilization in food and drug preparation, it is used in the maintenance of numerous (typically highly flammable liquid) materials. This method of preventative maintenance is named blanketing in the specialty gases industry.

CO2 and Entertainment in Beaumont and beyond

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

How is Helium extracted at Coastal Welding Supply

Helium is a result of radioactive decay in natural gas. Therefore since natural gas has the most amounts of helium, most specialty gas laboratories like Coastal Welding Supply will extract Helium via natural gas. There are also small amounts of helium in the air which can also be obtained, 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 Coastal Welding Supply will be here in Beaumont to provide them just as weve done from our earliest days.

Benefits of an Oxygen Deficiency Monitor in Beaumont

Most specialty gas laboratories in Beaumont 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 Coastal Welding Supply we fully endorse and utilize oxygen deficiency monitors as a way to ensure only the best air quality in our Coastal Welding Supply laboratory.

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

When you deal with Coastal Welding Supply, one of 150 North American PurityPlus® Partners, you gain more than the specialty gases or equipment you buy. You additionally get a commitment like no other specialty gas provider. With us, you see, you are promised an unsurpassed combination of local availability, individualized, attention and authentic quality.

PurityPlus® Argon: Beaumont Winemakers Specialty Gas of Choice

The favorite specialty gas of our Beaumont winemaking customers is argon because, 1) unlike oxygen, argon will not react with wine to occasion any disagreeable characteristics; and 2) argon is heavier than oxygen. Its greater 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 adverse effects) as well as thwarting microbial spoilage.

PurityPlus® EPA Protocol Specialty Gas Mixtures for Beaumont

Industries and municipalities coast to coast and border to border 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 call for pure, stable, and exact mixtures of compressed specialty gases to guarantee absolute accuracy. And Coastal Welding Supply will be here in Beaumont to produce them just as weve been doing 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 Beaumont Utilities Industry

Coastal Welding Supply has become a major provider of dielectric gases also commonly referred to as insulating gases for the Beaumont electrical utilities industry. Such gases are since we first set up shop. The one especially distinguishing feature that makes this commodity so useful in so many kinds of laboratory applications most notably as a refrigerant is its capacity to retain temperatures appreciably lower than the freezing point of water.

Beaumont Specialty Gas Equipment Spotlight: Gas Purifiers

Here at Coastal Welding Supply, PurityPlus specialty gases for commercial, industrial, medical, scientific, and agricultural use are the focus of our business. But customers have no doubt they also can depend on us for everything needed to transport, stock, monitor, and use those gases safely. One such kind of equipment they appreciate is our line of gas purifiers.

High-Purity Analytical Gases for Beaumont Laboratory Research

Coastal Welding Supply is thrilled to be the PurityPlus Partner supplying research laboratories in and around Beaumont. Independent third-party certification of our processes and our products confirms the purity of our gases, enabling researchers to pursue their analytical goals with confidence.

The Need for Nitrogen in Beaumont Pharmaceutical and Biotech Applications

Weve written before about the uses Nitrogen gas (N2) in the food and beverage industry. As you may expect, though, given the prevalence of this gas in our atmosphere, nitrogen has lots of other equally beneficial uses. Coastal Welding Supply, your Beaumont PurityPlus Partner, is especially active, for example, in producing nitrogen for the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

Zeroing In on High-Purity Gases for Beaumont Laser Welding

Nowadays, Coastal Welding Supply, one of better than 150 PurityPlus Partners at 600 locations across the country, is proud to be a trusted Beaumont supplier of the high-purity specialty gases so crucial to the gas laser welding process. Our principle customers are significantly automated high-volume manufacturers. Those associated with the automotive industry are likely the most visible examples of such.

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

PurityPlus specialty gas regulators are built to exceptionally precise standards of pressure control, which is absolutely essential to the safety and efficacy of your work. In the dark about which regulator is best for you or how to go about finding it? Coastal Welding Supply, right here in Beaumont, 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 Beaumont-area Medical Research Involving CO2 Incubators

CO2 incubators are invaluable 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 hinder contamination in the incubation chamber by different methods, based on the types of cells being nurtured. Most often CO2 incubators are utilized in stem cell therapy, regenerative medicine, and plastic surgery.

Ensuring Finest-Quality Gases for Gas Chromatography

The carrier gases necessary for gas chromatography, beyond having to be either inert or unreactive, must be at least 99.995% pure higher, occasionally! And thats where Coastal Welding Supply really makes a difference. Now, its true, we havent existed as long as gas chromatography. But, as a highly regarded PurityPlus® partner producer-distributor, weve been supplying chemical researchers and various industries with carrier gases of the utmost purity attainable for ages now. We guarantee it, too.

PurityPlus® Specialty Gases to Roll Out Its New Branding at Pittcon 2018

As our parent company has done for some years now, PurityPlus® Specialty Gases will among the exhibitors at the upcoming Pittcon. That, of course, would be Pittcon 2018, set 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 Coastal Welding Supply, as a technical resource, but the company also will launch its new brand identity.

Meeting the Specialty Gas Needs of Beaumont Microbreweries

We supply microbreweries and brewpubs in and around Beaumont with the specialty gases they rely on: CO2 and Nitrogen, primarily, but also Chlorine. Those are the top gases, in any case. And the local tie-in is whats extremely important to our microbrewery and brewpub customers.

So Whats Up with Helium?

Were not here to insist there isnt a worldwide helium deficit; theres proof enough of it. We are here, in any event, to assure you that Coastal Welding Supply and the PurityPlus® partner network of more than 150 specialty gas producers and distributors at 600 locations coast to coast can readily meet 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 correlated with 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.