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Specialty Gas Industry News and articles from Wright Brothers and PurityPlus®

Nitrogen Tank Blanketing in Cincinnati

Nitrogen is utilized for numerous purposes in the specialty gas industry. Aside from utilization in food and drug preparation, it is used in the maintenance of numerous (typically highly flammable liquid) substances. This technique of preventative maintenance is named blanketing in the specialty gases industry.

CO2 and Entertainment in Cincinnati and beyond

Carbon dioxide (CO2) has been used to highlight special effects in the entertainment industry for a long time. The gas is cooled to a liquid to quickly (and economically) create special effects like fog and haze. Many people have witnessed haze effects at concerts to emphasize a spotlight or on TV for cloud effects.

How is Helium extracted at Wright Brothers

Helium is a result of radioactive decay in natural gas. Therefore since natural gas has the most volume of helium, most specialty gas laboratories like Wright Brothers will get Helium via natural gas. There are also trace 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 Wright Brothers will be here in Cincinnati to provide them just as weve done from our earliest days.

Benefits of an Oxygen Deficiency Monitor in Cincinnati

Most specialty gas laboratories in Cincinnati 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 Wright Brothers we fully endorse and utilize oxygen deficiency monitors as a way to ensure only the best air quality in our Wright Brothers laboratory.

The Cincinnati PurityPlus® Promise: Superior Specialty Gases, Superior Local Service

When you deal with Wright Brothers, one of 150 North American PurityPlus® Partners, you get a great deal more than the specialty gases or equipment you buy. You moreover get a promise like no other specialty gas dealer. With us, you see, you are promised an unbeatable blend of regional availability, personalized, attention and certified quality.

PurityPlus® Argon: Cincinnati Winemakers Specialty Gas of Choice

The favorite specialty gas of our Cincinnati winemaking customers is argon because, 1) unlike oxygen, argon will not react with wine to effect any disagreeable characteristics; and 2) argon is heavier than oxygen. Its greater density ensures that more of the gas will be in prolonged contact with the surface of the wine, thus banishing more oxygen (and its deleterious effects) as well as stopping microbial spoilage.

PurityPlus® EPA Protocol Specialty Gas Mixtures for Cincinnati

Industries and municipalities coast to coast and border to border are still mandated to measure air pollution emissions and ambient air quality. As long as calibrated instruments are used to get measurements, said instruments will have to have pure, stable, and precise mixtures of compressed specialty gases to ensure complete accuracy. And Wright Brothers will be here in Cincinnati to produce them just as weve been doing from the day we first set up shop.

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 Cincinnati Utilities Industry

Wright Brothers is today acknowledged as a key producer of dielectric gases also called insulating gases for the Cincinnati electrical utilities industry. These gases are used primarily to either prevent or quickly extinguish electrical discharges, for which their dielectric qualities render them perfect. The most notable of these gases and the one most sought from us is sulfur hexafluoride (SF6).

The Use of Liquid Nitrogen in Cincinnati Laboratory Research

Wright Brothers has been providing PurityPlus liquid nitrogen for Cincinnati-area laboratory use {{from our startup days. What makes this commodity so advantagous in all kinds of laboratory activities particularly as a refrigerant is its capacity to maintain temperatures significantly lower than the freezing point of water.

Cincinnati Specialty Gas Equipment Spotlight: Gas Purifiers

Here at Wright Brothers, PurityPlus specialty gases for commercial, industrial, medical, scientific, and agricultural use are our stock in trade. But customers have no doubt they also can depend on us for everything necessary to move, store, check on, and employ those gases safely. One such type of equipment they appreciate is our line of gas purifiers.

High-Purity Analytical Gases for Cincinnati Laboratory Research

Wright Brothers is proud to be the PurityPlus Partner attending to research laboratories in and around Cincinnati. Independent third-party certification of our processes and our products proves the purity of our gases, allowing researchers to pursue their analytical goals with confidence.

The Need for Nitrogen in Cincinnati Pharmaceutical and Biotech Applications

Weve already covered the uses Nitrogen gas (N2) in the food and beverage industry. As you might figure, though, judging from the prevalence of this gas in our atmosphere, nitrogen has lots of other equally worthwhile uses. Wright Brothers, your Cincinnati PurityPlus Partner, is particularly active, for instance, in providing nitrogen for the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

Zeroing In on High-Purity Gases for Cincinnati Laser Welding

Today, Wright Brothers, one of more than 150 PurityPlus Partners at 600 locations nationwide, is proud to be a trusted Cincinnati supplier of the high-purity specialty gases so critical to the gas laser welding process. Our key customers are considerably automated high-volume manufacturers. Those associated with the automotive industry are perhaps the most visible examples of such.

PurityPlus® High-Purity Specialty Gas Regulators: Picking the Best of the Best for Your Cincinnati Application

PurityPlus specialty gas regulators are built to tremendously precise criteria of pressure control, which is absolutely essential to the safety and efficacy of your work. Leery about which regulator is right for you or how to hunt it down? Wright Brothers, right here in Cincinnati, will happiy help. The PurityPlus Specialty Gases & Equipment Catalog will help also. Heres a brief overview of the product to help you get started.

PurityPlus® Applied: CO2 for Cincinnati-area Medical Research Involving CO2 Incubators

CO2 incubators are important tools in medical research. Theyre used to hold cell cultures that must be looked after in as sterile an environment as possible. Different types of CO2 incubators inhibit contamination in the incubation chamber by different methods, relative to the sort of cells being observed. Generally CO2 incubators are used in stem cell therapy, regenerative medicine, and plastic surgery.

Ensuring Superior-Quality Gases for Gas Chromatography

The carrier gases necessary for gas chromatography, aside from having to be either inert or unreactive, must be at least 99.995% pure higher, occasionally! And thats where Wright Brothers comes in. No, we havent been on the scene as long as gas chromatography. But, as an esteemed PurityPlus® partner producer-distributor, weve been providing chemical researchers and assorted industries with carrier gases of the utmost purity achievable for years now. We guarantee it, too.

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

As our parent company has done for a few years now, PurityPlus® Specialty Gases will exhibit 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 present itself and its partners, including Wright Brothers, as a technical resource, but the company also will debut its new brand identity.

Satisfying the Specialty Gas Needs of Cincinnati Microbreweries

We provide microbreweries and brewpubs in and around Cincinnati with the specialty gases they rely on: CO2 and Nitrogen, mainly, but also Chlorine. Those are the top gases, anyway. And the local connection is whats extremely important to our microbrewery and brewpub customers.

So Whats Up with Helium?

Were not here to insist there isnt a worldwide helium deficiency; theres proof enough of it. We are here, in any event, to assure you that Wright Brothers and the PurityPlus® partner network of more than 150 specialty gas producers and distributors at 600 locations coast to coast are more than able to take care of 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 escalating 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.