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Specialty Gas Industry News and articles from ILMO Products Company and PurityPlus®
 
 

How is Helium extracted at ILMO Products Company

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 ILMO Products Company will get Helium via natural gas. There are also small 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 ILMO Products Company will be here in Springfield to provide them – just as we’ve done from our earliest days.

Benefits of an Oxygen Deficiency Monitor in Springfield

Most specialty gas laboratories in Springfield 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 ILMO Products Company we fully endorse and utilize oxygen deficiency monitors as a way to ensure only the best air quality in our ILMO Products Company laboratory.

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

When you work with ILMO Products Company, one of 150 North American PurityPlus® Partners, you gain more than the specialty gases or equipment you buy. You additionally get a promise like no other specialty gas dealer. With us, you see, you’re guaranteed an unbeatable mix of local availability, individualized, treatment and guaranteed quality.

PurityPlus® Argon: Springfield Winemakers’ Specialty Gas of Choice

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

PurityPlus® EPA Protocol Specialty Gas Mixtures for Springfield

Industries and municipalities coast to coast and border to border are still required to monitor air pollution emissions and ambient air quality. As long as calibrated instruments are employed to accomplish the measuring, said instruments will call for pure, stable, and exact mixtures of compressed specialty gases to guarantee total accuracy. And ILMO Products Company will be here in Springfield to produce them – just as we’ve 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 Springfield Utilities Industry

ILMO Products Company has emerged as a key supplier of dielectric gases – also called insulating gases – for the Springfield electrical utilities industry. These gases are used primarily to either prevent or swiftly put an end to electrical discharges, for which their dielectric qualities make them ideal. The most notable of these gases and the one most sought from us is sulfur hexafluoride (SF6).

The Use of Liquid Nitrogen in Springfield Laboratory Research

ILMO Products Company has been producing PurityPlus liquid nitrogen for Springfield-area laboratory use {{from our earliest days. The thing that makes this commodity so [[desi|[prefe]140]rable in such a wide range of laboratory activities – particularly as a refrigerant – is its capability of sustaining temperatures conspicuously lower than the freezing point of water.

Springfield Specialty Gas Equipment Spotlight: Gas Purifiers

Here at ILMO Products Company, PurityPlus specialty gases for commercial, industrial, medical, scientific, and agricultural use are the focus of our business. But customers are well aware they also can rely on us for everything necessary to transport, store, regulate, and employ those gases safely. One such kind of equipment they truly value is our line of gas purifiers.

High-Purity Analytical Gases for Springfield Laboratory Research

ILMO Products Company is happy to be the PurityPlus Partner attending to research laboratories in and around Springfield. Independent third-party certification of our processes and our products proves the purity of our gases, permitting researchers to pursue their analytical ambitions with confidence.

The Need for Nitrogen in Springfield Pharmaceutical and Biotech Applications

We’ve previously discussed the uses Nitrogen gas (N2) in the food and beverage industry. As you might figure, though, given the amount of this gas in our atmosphere, nitrogen has many other equally beneficial uses. ILMO Products Company, your Springfield PurityPlus Partner, is especially involved, for instance, in producing nitrogen for the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

Focusing on High-Purity Gases for Springfield Laser Welding

Today, ILMO Products Company, one of more than 150 PurityPlus Partners at 600 locations nationwide, is thrilled to be a trusted Springfield producer of the high-purity specialty gases so critical to the gas laser welding process. Our key customers are significantly automated high-volume manufacturers. Those associated with the automotive industry are maybe the most distinctive cases in point.

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

PurityPlus specialty gas regulators are manufactureed to extremely precise standards of pressure control, which is definitely essential to the safety and effectiveness of your work. Leery about which regulator is right for you – or how to hunt it down? ILMO Products Company, right here in Springfield, will be pleased to help. The PurityPlus Specialty Gases & Equipment Catalog will help also. Here’s a brief overview of the product to help you get started.

Which Comes First, the Food … or the Gas?

Nitrogen and food go very well together. 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 Springfield-area Medical Research Involving CO2 Incubators

CO2 incubators are indispensable tools in medical research. They’re used to hold cell cultures that must be studied in as sterile an environment as possible. Different kinds of CO2 incubators preclude contamination in the incubation chamber by different means, based on the sort of cells being cultivated. Most often CO2 incubators are employed in stem cell therapy, regenerative medicine, and plastic surgery.

Guaranteeing Finest-Quality Gases for Gas Chromatography

The carrier gases necessary for gas chromatography, besides having to be either inert or unreactive, must be at least 99.995% pure – higher, sometimes! And that’s where ILMO Products Company comes in. No, we haven’t been here as long as gas chromatography. But, as a trusted PurityPlus® partner producer-distributor, we’ve been furnishing chemical researchers and assorted industries with carrier gases of the utmost purity feasible for a good, long time now. We guarantee it, too.

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

As our corporate parent has done for some years now, PurityPlus® Specialty Gases will among the exhibitors at the next 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 represent itself and its partners, including ILMO Products Company, as a technical resource, but the company also will launch its new brand identity.

Fulfilling the Specialty Gas Needs of Springfield Microbreweries

We supply microbreweries and brewpubs in and around Springfield with the specialty gases they require: CO2 and Nitrogen, mostly, but also Chlorine. Those are the top gases, anyway. And the local relationship is what’s immensely important to our microbrewery and brewpub customers.

So … What’s Up with Helium?

We’re not here to insist there isn’t a worldwide helium deficiency; the evidence is plausible enough. We are here, though, to assure you that ILMO Products Company and the PurityPlus® partner network of over 150 specialty gas producers and distributors at 600 locations nationwide can readily 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.