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Specialty Gas Industry News and articles from Sidney Lee Medical & Scientific Gases and PurityPlus®

Nitrogen Tank Blanketing in Atlanta, GA

Nitrogen is used for numerous purposes in the specialty gas industry. Aside from utilization 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 Atlanta, GA and beyond

Carbon dioxide (CO2) has been used in entertainment for a long time. The gas is cooled 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 Sidney Lee Medical & Scientific 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 Sidney Lee Medical & Scientific 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 Sidney Lee Medical & Scientific Gases will be here in Atlanta, GA to provide them just as weve done from our earliest days.

Benefits of an Oxygen Deficiency Monitor in Atlanta, GA

Most specialty gas laboratories in Atlanta, GA 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 Sidney Lee Medical & Scientific Gases we fully endorse and utilize oxygen deficiency monitors as a way to ensure only the best air quality in our Sidney Lee Medical & Scientific Gases laboratory.

The Atlanta, GA PurityPlus® Promise: Superior Specialty Gases, Superior Local Service

When you buy from Sidney Lee Medical & Scientific Gases, one of 150 North American PurityPlus® Partners, you get much more than the specialty gases or equipment you order. You also get a promise like no other specialty gas vendor. With us, you see, youre given an unsurpassed blend of regional availability, individualized, attention and guaranteed quality.

PurityPlus® Argon: Atlanta, GA Winemakers Specialty Gas of Choice

The favorite specialty gas of our Atlanta, GA winemaking customers is argon because, 1) unlike oxygen, argon doesnt react with wine to bring about any negative characteristics; and 2) argon is heavier than oxygen. Its greater density sees to it that more of the gas will be in protracted contact with the surface of the wine, thus excluding more oxygen (and its detrimental effects) as well as stopping microbial spoilage.

PurityPlus® EPA Protocol Specialty Gas Mixtures for Atlanta, GA

Industries and municipalities across the country are still obligated to measure air pollution emissions and ambient air quality. As long as calibrated instruments are employed to take measurements, these instruments will necessitate pure, stable, and flawless mixtures of compressed specialty gases to assure absolute accuracy. And Sidney Lee Medical & Scientific Gases will be here in Atlanta, GA to supply them just as weve been doing from the day we first opened our doors.

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 Atlanta, GA Utilities Industry

Sidney Lee Medical & Scientific Gases is today acknowledged as a crucial supplier of dielectric gases also known as insulating gases for the Atlanta, GA electrical utilities industry. Gases of this type are since we first began. What makes this commodity so useful in such a diverse array of laboratory activities certainly as a refrigerant is its capability of retaining temperatures conspicuously lower than the freezing point of water.

Atlanta, GA Specialty Gas Equipment Spotlight: Gas Purifiers

Here at Sidney Lee Medical & Scientific Gases, PurityPlus specialty gases for commercial, industrial, medical, scientific, and agricultural use are what were primarily known for selling. But customers know they also can rely on us for everything necessary to move, stock, check on, and work with those gases safely. One such type of equipment they appreciate is our line of gas purifiers.

Healthcare, Biotech Firms and Research Facilities Rely on PurityPlus® for More Than Specialty Gases

In various Atlanta, GA industries, PurityPlus cryogenic refrigerators and storage dewars are as much demanded from Sidney Lee Medical & Scientific Gases as the specialty gases we manufacture. Of course, the life sciences count very much on this type of equipment. They use it most often to maintain delicate biological materials human tissue, stem cells, bone marrow, cord blood, and the like.

High-Purity Analytical Gases for Atlanta, GA Laboratory Research

Sidney Lee Medical & Scientific Gases is pleased to be the PurityPlus Partner catering to research laboratories in and around Atlanta, GA. 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 Atlanta, GA Pharmaceutical and Biotech Applications

Weve written before about the uses Nitrogen gas (N2) in the food and beverage industry. As you may deduce, though, considering the prevalence of this gas in our atmosphere, nitrogen has many other equally worthwhile uses. Sidney Lee Medical & Scientific Gases, your Atlanta, GA PurityPlus Partner, is especially active, for instance, in delivering nitrogen to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

Focusing on High-Purity Gases for Atlanta, GA Laser Welding

Nowadays, Sidney Lee Medical & Scientific Gases, one of over 150 PurityPlus Partners at 600 locations nationwide, is thrilled to be a trusted Atlanta, GA producer of the high-purity specialty gases so essential to the gas laser welding process. Our main customers are majorly automated high-volume manufacturers. Those associated with the automotive industry are possibly the most distinctive examples of such.

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

PurityPlus specialty gas regulators are crafted to extremely precise standards of pressure control, which is utterly essential to the safety and effectiveness of your work. Leery about which regulator is most appropriate for you or how to track it down? Sidney Lee Medical & Scientific Gases, right here in Atlanta, GA, will be pleased to help. The PurityPlus Specialty Gases & Equipment Catalog will help as well. Heres a concise overview of the product to help you get started.

Which Comes First, the Food or the Gas?

Nitrogen and food make an ideal pairing. Here are many ways the food and beverage industry uses this gas as a food preserver and a food and beverage enhancer.

PurityPlus® Applied: CO2 for Atlanta, GA-area Medical Research Involving CO2 Incubators

CO2 incubators are vital tools in medical research. Theyre used to protect cell cultures that must be cared for in as sterile an environment as possible. Different kinds of CO2 incubators inhibit contamination in the incubation chamber by different methods, relative to the kinds of cells being observed. Generally CO2 incubators are utilized in stem cell therapy, regenerative medicine, and plastic surgery.

Guaranteeing Finest-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, in some instances! And thats where Sidney Lee Medical & Scientific Gases comes in. No, we havent existed as long as gas chromatography. But, as a highly regarded PurityPlus® partner producer-distributor, weve been providing chemical researchers and diverse industries with carrier gases of the utmost purity achievable for years now. We guarantee it, too.

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

As our corporate parent has done for some years now, PurityPlus® Specialty Gases will be an exhibitor 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 Sidney Lee Medical & Scientific Gases, as a technical resource, but the company also will roll out its new brand identity.

Meeting the Specialty Gas Needs of Atlanta, GA Microbreweries

We supply microbreweries and brewpubs in and around Atlanta, GA with the specialty gases they require: CO2 and Nitrogen, mostly, but also Chlorine. Those are the top gases, at any rate. And the local connection is whats exceedingly important to our microbrewery and brewpub customers.

So Whats Up with Helium?

Were not here to insist there isnt a worldwide helium shortage; the evidence is plausible enough. We are here, though, to assure you that Sidney Lee Medical & Scientific Gases and the PurityPlus® partner network of more than 150 specialty gas producers and distributors at 600 locations across America are more than able to fulfill 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 associated 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.