PurityPlus® High-Purity Specialty Gas Regulators: Selecting the Best of the Best for Your Richmond, Virginia Application02/27/2018If this is the first time you’ve thought about purchasing PurityPlus® specialty gases – or you’re purchasing a PurityPlus® gas from Arc3 Gases that you haven’t used before – you’ll need to make certain you get the right regulator for your particular job. Of course, whatever the task, you can’t go wrong with PurityPlus® regulators. They’re crafted to very precise standards of pressure control, which is absolutely essential to the safety and fruitfulness of your work. Not sure which regulator is right for you – or how to track it down? Arc3 Gases will be pleased to help. Any Richmond, Virginia customer, though, their experience notwithstanding, will find it easier to decide on the regulator they need by following the tips provided and reviewing the relevant product pages in the PurityPlus® Specialty Gases & Equipment Catalog. Take a look at it before you contact us, at least to see what options are offered. While the catalog furnishes comprehensive information on each PurityPlus® regulator available, a quick overview of the line might be beneficial to get you started: Is the gas or liquid you’re working with corrosive or non-corrosive? PurityPlus® supplies regulators built for safe use with one or the other. Its brass regulators, of either forged-body or barstock construction, are appropriate for the majority of non-reactive gases. If you’re making use of avery corrosive gas in its anhydrous form, you’ll have to have one of the PurityPlus® regulators made of very corrosion-resistant 316L stainless steel. As a lightweight, low-cost alternative to stainless steel when only moderately corrosive gases are employed, PurityPlus® also offers regulators made of aluminum. A broad selection of single-stage regulators and dual-stage regulators is provided as well. Single-stage regulators, which reduce cylinder pressure in one step to deliver pressure within a specific range, are best used in applications where a continuous delivery pressure isn’t strictly necessary. Applications that do call for a constant delivery pressure are best served by dual-stage regulators, which maintain constant outlet pressure over the life of the cylinder. PurityPlus® supplies specially designed regulators, too – with its 400 and 455 series, in particular – for those few occasions when a standard single- or dual-stage regulator isn’t sufficient. Those largely would be applications requiring the use of uncommonly corrosive gases or extremely high pressures. You’ll also find cylinder connections in the PurityPlus® catalog that fall in line with all worldwide standards. That’s fortunate, too, because … PurityPlus® specialty gas regulators find universal favor in laser gas systems, gas chromatography, aerospace operations, welding, high-performance purification systems, water-pressure reduction, engineering and gas management, and onsite gas generation, just to call out a smattering of applications. You can trust Arc3 Gases to have the PurityPlus® the regulator you need. Just follow the clear, step-by-step selection and ordering process delineated in the catalog. And, as we talked about earlier, if you still need help in selecting your regulator, you can always call on Arc3 Gases, right here in Richmond, Virginia, to provide it.