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Argon/Oxygen Decarburization

Air Products offers a full line of industrial gases, including nitrogen and argon to assist with your Argon/Oxygen Decarburization (AOD) operations. Our applications engineers can help you determine the proper flow and pressure control needed for each gas to help you achieve consistent results and optimal tuyere life.

Other Applications

Product NameDescription/BenefitsDownloads
Gases

Argon

Argon is injected to stir the metal, shroud the tuyere and help facilitate the refining steps.

Argon is injected to stir the metal, shroud the tuyere and help facilitate the refining steps.

Nitrogen

Nitrogen is used to shroud the tuyere during initial refining of the melt.

Nitrogen is used to shroud the tuyere during initial refining of the melt.

Oxygen

Oxygen is injected to decarburize the melt during the refining process.

Oxygen is injected to decarburize the melt during the refining process.

Equipment

Process Management System

You can effectively track operating trends with our advanced methods for data collection and process monitoring. This insight can help you identify areas for improvement so you can achieve more consistent results and lower operating costs. Our systems can automatically generate reports for the data that is most critical to your operation and notify key personnel of deviations from process set-points or targets.

You can effectively track operating trends with our advanced methods for data collection and process monitoring. This insight can help you identify areas for improvement so you can achieve more consistent results and lower operating costs. Our systems can automatically generate reports for the data that is most critical to your operation and notify key personnel of deviations from process set-points or targets.

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