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APEX Temporary Gas Solutions

Safe, reliable and fast short-term gas supply—where and when you need it, 800-APEX-GAS (available 24/7)

When a need for short-term or emergency industrial gas supply occurs—particularly during start-ups, peak demand periods, planned or unplanned maintenance activities, and plant or pipeline turnarounds—you need help quickly to remain online and productive. For over 40 years, customers have come to rely on our Air Products Express Services (APEX) for safe, reliable and fast temporary hydrogen and nitrogen supply. We can also supply argon, oxygen and helium to meet your spot requirements.

Plant workers

Let Our Experienced Team Help You with:

  • Purging, inerting and product displacement
  • Accelerated reactor cooldowns to shorten turnarounds
  • Drying and hot stripping
  • Pressure testing and plant commissioning
  • Operating key process units during a turnaround with temporary hydrogen supply
  • Pipeline displacement
APEX nitrogen pumper

Short-term nitrogen supply

Our proprietary, state-of-the-art mobile pumping units can efficiently deliver nitrogen where and when you need it.


  • Flow rates from 0–550,000 scfh per pumper; multiple pumpers can be used
  • Pressures from 0–10,000 psig
  • Temperature from –320° to +800°F


  • Remote high and low temperature alarms with timed delayed shutdown
  • Automatic overpressure shutdown
  • Emergency engine shutdown
  • Pressure relief valve protection
  • Trained operators with Safety Council certification


  • No external utilities required
  • Versatile mobile equipment for easy placement or movement on-site; requires a minimal footprint
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Liquid hydrogen system

Short-term hydrogen supply

APEX Services offers safe, fast, and reliable temporary hydrogen supply up to 5 million scf/day at pressures up to 3500 psi. As the world’s largest producer and supplier of merchant hydrogen, our widespread network allows us to supply short-term hydrogen where and when you need it to help keep you online—saving you time and money.
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APEX Services Overview

APEX Services is a solution-oriented service and supply chain business dedicated to meeting your short-term industrial gas or liquid supply needs for hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, argon, and helium.

Case Studies

Check out our case studies to see how we helped customers save time and money with APEX nitrogen and hydrogen services for planned and emergency gas needs.

Pipe Pigout App

Download our Pipe Pigout app to quickly and easily calculate nitrogen volume, flow rate, pressure and time to purge a pipeline.

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Contact APEX Services for temporary and emergency gas solutions.

1-800-APEX-GAS (USA, available 24/7); +44 (0) 800 389 0202 (Europe); +65 6494 2240 (Asia); +65 6853 6800 (Asia - emergency number)

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