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Helium is used in the MRI process as a coolant.
Last week marked the 150th year since helium was discovered during a solar eclipse, by the French scientist Jules Janssen. If this conjures up images of party balloons and seeing who’s high pitched voice can sound the funniest*, you wouldn’t be wrong, but helium is also an integral element within many other different applications. Helium (He) is one of the … Continue reading
Dispense gas is very useful to pubs and restaurants, but needs to be handled with care.
What is dispense gas? Inert gases such as carbon dioxide and nitrogen are used regularly within the hospitality industry. These gases, known collectively as ‘dispense gas’, are used to carbonate drinks so that they become fizzy. Alcohol-based drinks, such as beer and cider, are often carbonated using a mixture of both carbon dioxide and nitrogen gas, as this helps to create … Continue reading
Do you prefer carbonated or nitrogenated beers?
In this blog post, we take a look at how breweries use gases and why nitrogen monitoring in breweries is more essential than you initially might think… Brewers Journal reported at the start of October (2016) that there are now around 1,700 breweries in the UK… an 8% increase since 2015, and a 65% increase since 2010. Demand for craft … Continue reading
There is a lot known about carbon dioxide (CO2) in its natural form as it exists in the Earth’s atmosphere as a trace gas. We know that as human beings we need this colourless, odorless gas to live and breathe. But you might not know, it’s also used in a commercially manufactured form in many products and services we … Continue reading
It might have surprised you to read recently that if you have ever eaten a crumpet or drank a beer in the pub, carbon dioxide (CO2) has played a large role in the process to make them both, plus many other everyday products and foods that you’ve never thought about before. CO2 (carbon dioxide) is often portrayed as a bit … Continue reading
Finally recovering from the many foot blisters acquired from walking the 12 Halls at one of the largest laboratory exhibitions in the world, the Analox team have championed Achema a resounding success. With our Ax60+ carbon dioxide (CO2) and oxygen (O2) monitor on display, mounted on the back wall of our stand and Analox’s new product, the soon to … Continue reading
TOMCO2 prides itself on being the expert in everything CO2, they provide trusted CO2 solutions including long life tanks, CO2 transportation and dry ice equipment, alongside exceptional engineering and expertise to understand the best solutions for customers. The company, which has a head office in Georgia, markets its products worldwide and began its business in 1970 and has developed … Continue reading
You may be in need of an oxygen monitor if you work in the hospitality industry, especially in breweries and in food packaging. However if you work in a laboratory, oxygen monitoring is essential. Inert gases and nitrogen Inert gases and nitrogen displace oxygen in the atmosphere, meaning a gas leak can cause oxygen to drop to dangerous … Continue reading
Tunnel Ravne is a network of underground passages and chambers built in ancient times by an unknown prehistoric culture. At some point in history it was deliberately blocked up with dry stone walls backed with thousands of tons of sand and gravel. Tunnel Ravne was discovered in 2005 by Dr. Sam Semir Osmanagich Ph.D., Principal Investigator. It is being … Continue reading
The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is a UK-based technology innovation centre and the process arm of the High Value Manufacturing, Catapult. CPI enables businesses to develop, prove, prototype and scale up the next generation of products and processes. CPI operates across a broad range of technologies including; Industrial Biotechnology, Printable Electronics, Formulation and Biologics. They offer experienced … Continue reading