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News ReleaseIndustry Leading Welding Gas Now Available to Smaller Volume Users

November 28, 2016 London, UK

Industry Leading Welding Gas Now Available to Smaller Volume UsersA reliable, quality welding gas tested and used in the most extreme of industry applications is now available to smaller volume users, including car enthusiasts and hobbyists.

Maxx Cut & Weld® is the latest offering in the unique Maxx® range of weld process gases produced by Air Products, one of the world’s leading industrial gas companies.

Available in 200 & 230 bar 10 litre compressed gas cylinders technology, rent-free, the Maxx Cut & Weld® range is the ideal choice for enthusiasts looking for small volumes of high quality, high performance cutting and welding gases. It offers leading weld quality, productivity and safety across a range of materials and thicknesses, excellent penetration, minimal spatter and low fume levels. 

Industry Leading Welding Gas Now Available to Smaller Volume Users

Kevin Sherry, Lead Application Specialist – UK and Ireland Metal Fabrication Team at Air Products, explains: “The Maxx® weld process gas range is all about providing bespoke solutions to meet each users’ unique set of needs. Maxx Cut & Weld® is the latest addition to this range, and has been developed by our expert applications team to ensure smaller volume users can benefit from the highest levels of weld quality and productivity.”

The Maxx® range of weld process gases are designed following rigorous testing under real working conditions, and geared towards maximising productivity, increasing efficiency, reducing rejects and improving working environment.

To support users in selecting the right gas for their welding applications Air Products provides a free online guide. Ferromaxx®7, for example, is designed for MAG welding of carbon, carbon manganese and low-alloy steels, specifically thin and medium thickness materials of up to 10millmetres. Not only does it improve weld quality and reduce rejects, it also ensures excellent weld pool control particularly at low voltages.

To find out more about the Maxx Cut & Weld® range, visit For more information on the complete Maxx® range of weld process gases, go to

About Air Products

Air Products (NYSE:APD) is a world-leading Industrial Gases company in operation for over 75 years. The Company’s core industrial gases business provides atmospheric and process gases and related equipment to manufacturing markets, including refining and petrochemical, metals, electronics, and food and beverage. Air Products is also the world’s leading supplier of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment. The Company’s Performance Materials Division serves the polyurethanes, cleaning and coatings, and adhesives industries. The Company had fiscal 2016 sales of $9.5 billion and has a current market capitalization of approximately $30 billion. Approximately 17,000 employees in 50 countries strive to make Air Products the world’s safest and best performing industrial gases company, providing sustainable offerings and excellent service to all customers. 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, 2016.

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