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A multipurpose gas for metals production operations

Argon, an inert gas, can provide an excellent barrier to oxidation of the melt surface. It is also used across numerous applications to help improve quality as well as increase efficiency and yield in foundries, integrated and mini mills, specialty/stainless, and non-ferrous metals production operations.
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Argon can be used in a wide range of applications in all phases of metals production, including:

  • Inerting/blanketing
  • Bottom stirring
  • Tuyere and stream shrouding
  • Degassing
  • Refining
  • Metal circulation

to provide numerous benefits, such as:

  • Reducing or eliminating surface oxidation
  • Improving quality
  • Increasing efficiency and yield

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Supply Options

Air Products can help you determine the most economical supply option for your particular application and geographic location. Industrial gases are typically provided in gaseous and liquid form through a variety of supply systems.

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.

Bulk Supply

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.

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.

SDS Library

Our Safety Data Sheet (SDS) library allows you to search and find the SDS you need--in the language you select.

SDS Library