The inert gas used in a variety of applications including cutting, purging, cooling and freezing
Nitrogen is a non-flammable air gas that forms 78% of the earth's atmosphere.
Valued for its inert properties in its gaseous form, nitrogen displaces air and therefore, reduces or eliminates the oxidation of materials. It is also used as an assist gas for laser cutting. Given the extremely low temperatures of its liquid state, nitrogen is an ideal gas for cryogenic cooling and freezing.
Nitrogen can be used in virtually any industry to improve yields and optimize performance. It enables the safe storage and use of flammables and prevents the explosion of combustibles. In addition, nitrogen improves the quality and shelf-life of air-sensitive materials such as food, pharmaceuticals and electronic products.
Air Products offers liquid nitrogen and compressed nitrogen gas in a variety of purities and in various modes of supply around the world thanks to our network of storage and transfill facilities.
Air Products is a World-Leading Nitrogen Supplier
- Global manufacturer of nitrogen
- Reliable supply of industrial gases
- Excellent record of meeting on-time needs
- Industry leader in safety
- Technical support when you need it
- World-class customer service
Nitrogen Supply Options
Cylinders & Hard Goods
The traditional solution for low-volume gas supply. Cylinders can be supplied in a full range of sizes, pressures and gas purities for a range of gases and gas mixtures. Search our extensive network of distributors in the U.S. and parts of Canada for your cylinder and hard goods supply needs.
CryoEase® Microbulk Solutions
A convenient and cost-effective solution for larger operations. CryoEase® tanks are available in a range of sizes. The CryoEase® service simplifies your gas supply by eliminating the need to handle cylinders, stock taking and ordering.
Delivered by truck and stored on your site either as a liquid in cryogenic tanks or as a gas in high-pressure tubes based on your volume, desired pressure, purity level, flow rate, and operating pattern.
APEX Temporary Emergency Gas Services
Short-term or emergency industrial gas supply for start-ups, peak demand periods, planned or unplanned maintenance activities, and plant or pipeline turnarounds.
PRISM Membrane separators generate gas onsite for applications like nitrogen generation, air dehydration, hydrogen recovery, biogas upgrading, and the generation of oxygen enriched air.
On-site Nitrogen Gas Generation
On-site gas generation helps sustainability-minded customers lower their carbon footprint, boost energy efficiency, increase throughput, enhance end product quality, and improve environmental performance.
Located in major industrial locations around the world, pipelines offer customers with large product demands a range of benefits, including reliable, safe and flexible supply in a cost-effective way.
Cryogenic Air Separation Plants
Air Products currently owns and operates over 300 air separation plants in over 40 countries worldwide, in all types of applications. In addition to our own plants, we have sold, designed and built over 1000 air separation plants globally.
APEX Temporary Gas Solutions
- Purging, Inerting and Product Displacement
- Accelerated Reactor Cooldown to shorten turnarounds
- Drying and Hot Stripping
- Pressure Testing and Plant Commissioning
- Operating key process units during a turnaround with temporary nitrogen supply
Safe Nitrogen Use
Nitrogen is odorless, colorless, tasteless, and non-irritating which means it has no warning properties and we can't detect its presence. It is non toxic and inert, but can act as a simple asphyxiant by displacing oxygen in air to levels below that required to support life.
Personnel, including rescue workers, should not enter areas where the oxygen concentration is below 19.5%, unless provided with a self-contained breathing apparatus or air-line respirator.
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