Due to its unique properties, helium has many applications in glass manufacturing. For example, after fiber-optic glass is drawn into fine strands, it is shielded with helium while the cladding is applied to prevent the newly formed glass surface from reacting with the contaminants present in ambient air. Helium can also be used during the bubbling process for molten glass to improve refining since it has the fastest bubble rise time of any gas.
Air Products can help you determine the most economical supply option for your particular application and geographic location. Industrial gases are typically provided in gaseous and liquid form through a variety of supply systems
Manifolded cylinder packs of helium are available.
Air Products supplies bulk quantities of high-pressure gases and gas mixtures shipped in tube trailers which can be stored at the customer site. This storage system typically consists of a number of high-pressure steel vessels that are manifolded together.
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Convert weight and volume measures for nitrogen, oxygen, argon, hydrogen, helium, and carbon dioxide as well as liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Interactive Conversion Tools
Our interactive conversion formulas and relate to the chemical and physical properties of our cryogenic liquid and compressed gas products. Still have questions? Contact Air Products’ Technical Information Center at 800-752-1597 (U.S.) or 610-481-8565 (other locations).
Weight And Volume Equivalents
Enter weight or volume for conversion values. Still have questions? Contact Air Products’ Technical Information Center at 800-752-1597 (U.S.) or 610-481-8565 (other locations).
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