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Specialty Gas Industry News and articles from Arc3 Gases and PurityPlus®

Focusing on High-Purity Gases for Richmond, Virginia Laser Welding

Today, Arc3 Gases, one of better than 150 PurityPlus Partners at 600 locations nationwide, is proud to be a trusted Richmond, Virginia provider of the high-purity specialty gases so indispensable to the gas laser welding process. Our main customers are heavily automated high-volume manufacturers. Those involved in the automotive industry are perhaps the most conspicuous cases in point.

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

PurityPlus specialty gas regulators are built to very precise standards of pressure control, which is definitely essential to the safety and effectiveness of your work. Not sure which regulator is best for you – or how to go about finding it? Arc3 Gases, right here in Richmond, Virginia, will be happy to help. The PurityPlus Specialty Gases & Equipment Catalog will help as well. Here’s a quick overview of the product to help you get started.

PurityPlus® Applied: CO2 for Richmond, Virginia-area Medical Research Involving CO2 Incubators

CO2 incubators are important tools in medical research. They’re used to house cell cultures that must be looked after in as sterile an environment as possible. Different sorts of CO2 incubators inhibit contamination in the incubation chamber by different methods, based on the types of cells being nurtured. Most often CO2 incubators are used in stem cell therapy, regenerative medicine, and plastic surgery.

Guaranteeing Top-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 – more, sometimes! And that’s where Arc3 Gases truly proves its worth. Okay, so we haven’t been around as long as gas chromatography. But, as a trusted PurityPlus® partner producer-distributor, we’ve been supplying chemical researchers and various industries with carrier gases of the utmost purity achievable for some time now. We guarantee it, too.

PurityPlus® Specialty Gases to Unveil 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 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 present itself and its partners, including Arc3 Gases, as a technical resource, but the company also will debut its new brand identity.

Fulfilling the Specialty Gas Needs of Richmond, Virginia Microbreweries

We furnish microbreweries and brewpubs in and around Richmond, Virginia with the specialty gases they require: CO2 and Nitrogen, mostly, but also Chlorine. Those are the top gases, in any case. And the local connection is what’s supremely important to our microbrewery and brewpub customers.

So … What’s Up with Helium?

We’re not here to assure you there isn’t a global helium shortage; there’s proof enough of it. We are here, though, to assure you that Arc3 Gases and the PurityPlus® partner network of over 150 specialty gas producers and distributors at 600 locations coast to coast 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 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.