How to Create Bespoke Gas Mixtures

Gas mixtures of the highest calibre and purity are necessary for the calibration of analytical tools and gas detectors. Calibrations must be routinely checked to ensure that devices are performing as they should for many applications, be it forensic analysis or safety devices.

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Many analytical or gas safety devices operate with a combination of gases. When a single device is intended to function with a combination of gases, the calibration procedure must take into account every gas that will be utilized.

Calibration can become a laborious and time-consuming operation for detectors used in applications like air pollution monitoring, where a single device may monitor up to five separate gaseous species.

Using approved gas mixtures is one way to get around the issue of having to test device performance with different gases. In a single cylinder, high-quality gas mixtures can contain a number of gaseous species in defined proportions and concentrations.

The appropriate gas mixture is useful for more than just instrument calibration; it is also utilized in many other industries to create modified atmospheres for food preservation and to create ideal conditions for engineering procedures like laser cutting and welding.

The Creation of a Bespoke Gas Mixture

It can be expensive and difficult to detect concentrations of many chemical species with accuracy and precision with gas blending equipment. It can also be difficult to measure the stability of some mixtures.

The solution lies in Air Products’ Gas Mixture Selector, a user-friendly website that lists the most popular gas mixtures in a particular industry and enables users to quickly and effortlessly build bespoke blends and orders.

Air Products

Air Products is a world leader in the creation of certified, traceable gas mixtures. Air Products can provide a range of gas mixtures that goes beyond the standard simple binary mixtures to much more complex multi-component mixtures by using cutting-edge in-house capabilities and extensive expertise in gas blending.

With the help of the Gas Mixture Selector from Air Products, users can locate the ideal product at any time without having to get in touch with the company for a quote or sales assistance. It also saves users the time they would have otherwise spent browsing catalogs for the best product.

Users can select the appropriate cylinder size and tailor their order with the customized Gas Mixture Selector, which prevents them from placing a larger order than necessary, saving users money and reducing gas waste.

The Gas Mixture Selector is designed to enable users to select the accreditation they need as part of the quotation process for numerous industries and calibration applications where accreditation and traceability are necessary. With all of this, users can obtain the required gas mixture without having to pay for any extras that are not necessary.

Check out the Gas Mixture Selector to see how swiftly the ideal bespoke gas mixture can be selected and how simple requesting a quote can be.

This information has been sourced, reviewed and adapted from materials provided by Air Products PLC.

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