PurityPlus® Oxygen 5.0: The Preferred Ultra-High-Purity, Research-Grade Oxygen in Richmond, Virginia04/26/2018 Arc3 Gases is a important player in manufacturing PurityPlus® research-grade oxygen. It’s labeled as Oxygen 5.0. With a 99.999% purity classification, it’s the top grade of oxygen PurityPlus® turns out. That’s your clue that it’s supremely suitable for use in all sorts of critical Richmond, Virginia laboratory and industrial applications. In laboratories, PurityPlus® Oxygen 5.0 is often used as either a bleaching or an oxidizing agent, as a combustible for flame ionization detectors, and in applications of an exceptionally analytical or developmental nature that would profit in a major way from oxygen of such purity. Industrial uses for PurityPlus® Oxygen 5.0 are plentiful. This, for starters, is the principal gas for laser-etching silicon substrates in the creation of semiconductors. It also figures quite often as a component in gas blends used to advance industrial hygiene and safety. [[Beyond that, you’ll find PurityPlus® Oxygen 5.0 used a lot in … gas welding, gas cutting, and other such industry applications; the steel industry – principally to increase combustion temperatures in blast and open-hearth furnaces;oxidation processes crucial to the chemical, pharmaceutical, and petroleum industries; glass and ceramic manufacture; pulp and paper manufacturing – mainly as a bleaching chemical in the production of high-quality bleached pulp;the medical and healthcare industries – where maximum purity is vital, say, during surgery, for intensive-care treatment, and for inhalation therapy; waste-water treatment plants. There are, as you’ve no doubt reckoned, other uses for PurityPlus® Oxygen 5.0. But these are the tasks to which most of our Richmond, Virginia-area customers put it. Besides the fact that we make it extensively available to them – wherever and whenever they need it – our customers also appreciate the personal, localized service we deliver … not to mention our uniform, highly competitive pricing. For a constant supply of the ultra-high-purity, research-grade oxygen you need, contact Arc3 Gases, your next-door PurityPlus® Partner and specialty gas specialist, today.