The scoop on Liquid Nitrogen Dewars in Atlanta, GA

Liquid Nitrogen is a colorless, odorless, noncorrosive and nonflammable cryogenic liquid that has the same properties as the specialty gas Nitrogen. Because liquid nitrogen is noncorrosive, special materials for container structure is not necessary. Due to this, liquid nitrogen can be stored in many different types of containers. Liquid Nitrogen is distributed in varying varieties of containers, [which depends on|depending on|considering]11] the amount the buyer would like to receive.

Dewars are one of the many different types of containers utilized for liquid nitrogen. They can range in volume from 5 to 200 liters. Some of the features of dewars include:


  • A pressure type liquid level gauge
  • Full tricock valve
  • Different relief devices
  • Lining to for thermal efficiency


These features tend to make the vessels safer and easier to use.

There can be variations in dewars, for example portable dewars must have a strong construction and casters and are meant for low-pressure transport. Included with many dewars is a loose-fitting dust cap over the outlet to prevent moisture from the air from clogging the neck. This also allows the gas generated from the liquid that becomes a vapor.

Sidney Lee Medical & Scientific Gases offers a product line of liquid nitrogen dewars to simply distribute and store liquid nitrogen and other cryogenic products. To learn more on how you can purchase this and other equipment in Atlanta, GA contact Sidney Lee Medical & Scientific Gases today.