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Detail description

Color Peacock Blue
Chemical Name Ar
Indian Standard IS: 5760
Water Capacity 47 Liter
Contents 7 Cubic Meter Gas
Require Pressure 140 – 150 kg. (Variation±5 kg./Cm2)


Physical Properties

Molecular Weight 39.948 kg/kmol
Critical Temperature 122.3 °C
Critical Pressure 48.9 bar
Boiling point at 1.013 bar 185.9 C
Gas density at 1.013 bar 1.691 kg/m3
Relative gas density to air=1 1.379
Compressibility at 1.013 bar 0.999


Types of Argon Gas:

Argon Total Purity By Volume (%) Maximum Levels Of Impurities ( ppm by volume )
Grade Code O2 H2O N2 H2 CO CO2 THC Nitrogen Oxides
Argon - Commercial Ar - Com 99.989 8.5 8.5 31.5 7 3 3 3 3
Argon Grade III Ar - III 99.991 6 6 21 4.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
Argon Grade II Ar - II 99.9993 4 4 10 2 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Argon Grade I Ar - I 99.9998 2 2 3 Nil Nil Nil 0.2 Nil
Argon Spl. Ar - SPL 99.9999 1 1 3 Nil Nil Nil 0.2 Nil

Application / Usages:

  • Inert Gas Shield In Are Welding
  • A.O.D. Process For Manufacturing Stainless Steel
  • Refining Of Copper & Stainless Steel
  • Excimer Laser with Helium or Neon
  • Carrier Gas in Gas Chromatography & Gas Analysis
  • Filling of Lamps with Nitrogen/Non/Krypton & Valve manufacture
  • Brazing & Soldering In Metal Refining
  • Geiger Counting Tubes
  • Inductive Coupled Plasma
  • Vacuum Spectrometry
  • Shielding Atmosphere for Flushing Molten METALS to Eliminate Porosity
  • In Degassing Of Ferrous and Non – Ferrous Alloys
  • Aircraft & Missile Industries
  • Heat Treatment of Reactive Metals and Alloys