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News ReleaseAir Products to Showcase Gases Solutions for High-Quality Welding and Cutting Production at FABTECH

November 05, 2012 Lehigh Valley, Pa.

Air Products (NYSE:APD) will showcase its range of MAXX™ shielding gases—designed for improved welding safety, quality and productivity—as well as the company’s assist gases for high-performance laser cutting at this year’s FABTECH show in Las Vegas, Nev., from November 12-14.

Included in the Air Products range of Maxx shielding gases are Ferromaxx™ gases for faster, cleaner welding of carbon steel; Inomaxx™ gases, which provide maximum performance for welding stainless steel; and Alumaxx™ gas, a multi-purpose shielding gas specifically designed for high-quality welding of aluminum and its alloys. In addition, Air Products provides assist gases for high-performance laser cutting in a full range of supply systems that can meet specific pressure and flow requirements.

Air Products provides gases for welding and cutting in traditional bulk supply, as well as its CryoEase® Microbulk Solution, a cost-effective alternative to cylinder supply. Microbulk supply eliminates the need to reorder cylinders or packs, as well as cylinder handling and changeover. With CryoEase Microbulk Solution, gas is always on-tap, gas purity is more consistent, and shielding gas mixtures can be produced on-site.

FABTECH attendees can stop by Booth C3814 to learn how Air Products is helping welders and cutters produce high-quality welds and precision cuts, maximize productivity, increase efficiency, reduce rejects, and improve their working environment. Attendees can also download Air Products’ new Gas Converter mobile app, which the company will also highlight at the show. The new app enables users to quickly convert weight and volume measures for industrial gases such as nitrogen, oxygen, argon, hydrogen, helium, and carbon dioxide, as well as LNG/methane.

For more information about Air Products’ full range of high performance and industry standard gases for high-quality welding and cutting production, call 800-654-4567 or visit  

About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE:APD) provides atmospheric, process and specialty gases; performance materials; equipment; and technology. For over 70 years, the company has enabled customers to become more productive, energy efficient and sustainable. More than 20,000 employees in over 50 countries supply innovative solutions to the energy, environment and emerging markets. These include semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, coal gasification, natural gas liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. In fiscal 2012, Air Products had sales approaching $10 billion. For more information, visit  

NOTE: This release may contain forward-looking statements within the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on management’s reasonable expectations and assumptions as of the date of this release regarding important risk factors. Actual performance and financial results may differ materially from projections and estimates expressed in the forward-looking statements because of many factors not anticipated by management, including risk factors described in the Company’s Form 10K for its fiscal year ended September 30, 2011.

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