We are all familiar with the use of medical oxygen and liquid nitrogen – but did you know that even acetylene can be used in medical applications? We are sharing this information with kind permission of Peter Henrys from BOC who gave this presentation at the 2015 BCGA Annual Conference attended by PGS Commercial Director Helen […]
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Liquid Nitrogen (LN2) at -196°c provides rapid and effective cooling in industrial, medical and scientific applications, usually delivered in high volume and stored as a cryogenic liquid to be used on demand either as a liquid or a gas. Whilst LN2 is inert, the gas and extreme cold of the liquid have a number of properties […]liquid nitrogen safety, PPE for decanting cryogenic gases, properties of Cryogenic gases
Compressed air systems can be found in almost every industry. Used in vehicle manufacturing and the pharmaceutical industry, for injection moulding & machining and sandblasting to name a few, compressed air is a vital part of all modern manufacturing processes and is thought of as the “fourth utility” after electricity, water and gas. As with […]Compressed Air
Safety products from PGS! ‘Know Your’ is a range of products developed by PGS to promote the safe use of compressed & cryogenic gases in the workplace. Answering the questions most frequently asked by our customers the ‘Know your’ range has been developed using up to date guidance from the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA), […]
From the 1st of October 2014 new regulations governing the use of acetylene come into place. Acetylene Safety Regulations 2014 (ASR2014) comes into force on 1st October 2014 and provides a legal framework for the use of Acetylene and its associated equipment. This new regulations for the use of acetylene aim to simplify existing regulations […]oxy-fuel
The new ‘Acetylene Safety Regulations 2014’ prohibit the use of incorrect equipment on acetylene systems. PGS and the BCGA are concerned that propane regulators are being incorrectly fitted to acetylene cylinders. This will be in breach of the new Acetylene Safety Regulations. Using a regulator that is not built for use with acetylene carries a […]acetylene, regulators