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How Long Does a Nitrogen Generator Last?

A nitrogen generator is a piece of equipment that is designed to produce nitrogen gas from atmospheric air. Nitrogen generators have a long life cycle, and with proper care, can provide many years of reliable service. There are several factors that will affect how long a nitrogen generator lasts including…

Nitrogen Generators for Gas-Assisted Injection Moulding (GAIM)

Gas-assisted injection moulding (GAIM) is a process where an inert gas, almost always nitrogen, is used to assist in the injection of molten plastic into a mould. The nitrogen gas helps to fill the mould cavities more evenly and prevents the formation of voids or pockets of air. It also…

Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) vs. Membrane Nitrogen Generator Technologies

Nitrogen gas is an important industrial gas that is used in a wide range of applications. In this article we will compare the two common onsite nitrogen generation technologies; PSA and membrane nitrogen generators. We will outline the key differences and similarities between these two technologies, and then provide a…

Nitrogen Generators for SMT Reflow Ovens

As the requirements for miniaturization, reliability, and precision in the electronics industry continue to increase, so does the need for new technologies that can support these demands. One such technology is the use of onsite nitrogen generators for SMT reflow ovens. Nitrogen generators for SMT reflow ovens offer many benefits…

5 Safety Tips for Nitrogen Generator Installation

Nitrogen is an inert, chemically stable gas that’s used for a myriad of industrial applications including laser cutting, food and beverage preservation, and electronics manufacturing to name a few. Onsite nitrogen generator installations can save industrial operations thousands of dollars annually, in addition to helping them lower their carbon footprint.…

Onsite Oxygen Generators for Brazing

Brazing is an incredibly versatile method for joining multiple pieces of metal to form one structure. It’s used across a wide range of industrial applications to form a durable and long-lasting piece of metalwork. Oxygen plays an important role in regulating atmospheric and heat source temperatures to create the ideal…

The Importance of Onsite Nitrogen Generators for Tire Inflation

Nitrogen gas is used for a wide range of applications, particularly for tire inflation. Since nitrogen molecules are larger than those of oxygen, inflating tires with nitrogen ensures that the tires retain their pressure for longer as it is harder for nitrogen molecules to escape. This can improve gas mileage,…

Oxygen Generators for Gold Mining and Processing

Operational improvements are a constant work in progress in the mining industry in an effort to enhance operating efficiencies. Oxygen generators for gold mining play an important role in improving safety standards, boosting gold yield rates, and streamlining mineral processing procedures. What Is the Role of Oxygen in Gold Leaching…

Nitrogen Generators for 3D Printing Additive Manufacturing

When it comes to many industrial processes, oxidation is often considered to be public enemy number one. Additive manufacturing processes, also known as 3D printing, are no exception to this rule. Atmospheric oxygen permeates the 3D printing process and leaves behind a film that causes discolouration and poor product quality.…

Nitrogen Generators vs. Compressed Air Dryers for Dry Fire Sprinkler Systems

Municipal building codes mandate that all commercial and industrial structures must have a properly working and maintained fire sprinkler system in case of an emergency. Older buildings were fitted with wet fire sprinkler systems. Water was stored in the pipes until a fire had to be put out. Eventually, problems…

Nitrogen Generators for Fruit Storage

Have you ever wondered how out-of-season fruit or fruit imported from different parts of the world manages to stay fresh before reaching your local supermarket? The answer is controlled atmosphere storage that includes the use of nitrogen gas. Fruit storage facilities are flushed with nitrogen gas to prevent high levels…

What Are the Environmental Benefits of Using Onsite Nitrogen Generators?

Nitrogen gas is used for many industrial applications. In an effort to be more environmentally conscious and cut down costs at the same time, many organizations that rely on this inert gas are adopting the idea of installing onsite nitrogen generators. Onsite membrane or pressure swing adsorption (PSA) nitrogen generators…

Nitrogen Generators for Potato Chips and Snack Packaging

Oftentimes when people crave a salty and delicious snack, the first thing they reach for is a bag of potato chips. Potato chips are a ubiquitous snack option because they’re tasty, satisfying, cheap, and convenient. A common complaint about chips, however, is that half the bag is usually filled with…

Onsite Oxygen Generators for Glass Blowing

Glass blowing is a unique art form that’s been around for centuries. In order to produce beautiful glass creations, however, professional glass blowers require a steady supply of oxygen at their disposal. Using PSA oxygen generators is a great way to reduce the size of your carbon footprint and ensure…

Onsite Nitrogen Generators for Autoclaves

Autoclaves are widely used in the industrial marketplace in curing processes. Certain chemical and atmospheric conditions need to be maintained—namely oxygen has to be removed. If oxygen is introduced or present during and after the product curing process, it could cause the remaining composites inside the autoclave vessel to combust.…

Nitrogen Generators for Nut Packaging

Nuts are a favourite snack food item across the globe. Often eaten in bars or as part of a snack spread at social gatherings, nuts are the ultimate ubiquitous food items that span numerous centuries of tradition and cultural norms. Preventing oxidation during the nut packaging and transportation process can…

Nitrogen Generators for Laboratories: Role, Applications, and Benefits

Working in a laboratory requires the utmost precision, cleanliness, and following strict procedural standards. Laboratories are crucial for performing scientific research, developing new products, conducting ground-breaking experiments, and manufacturing pharmaceutical and chemical products. Laboratory technicians and scientists are responsible for overseeing the safe operation of equipment and safe use of…

Nitrogen Generator Purity Levels By Industry

Nitrogen gas is one of the most commonly used industrial gases across various industry applications. Its inert properties make it virtually undetectable to the senses. That also means it can safely come into contact with virtually any product or surface and prevent contamination or combustion of flammable and explosive materials…

Onsite Nitrogen Generators for Breweries: The Role and Benefits of Nitrogen for Brewers

For centuries, beer has been one of the most popular and widely enjoyed alcoholic beverages across the globe. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just unwinding with a cold one on your back porch after a long day, beer is a staple in many households. Aside from beer connoisseurs…

Industrial Oxygen Generators for Ozone Generation

Also known as trioxygen, ozone is a pale blue gas made up of an inorganic molecule that has the chemical formula O3. Not only does it have a distinctly pungent odour, but it’s also an allotrope (physical form) of oxygen. Since ozone molecules tend to break down quickly in Earth’s…

Nitrogen Generators for Power Plants: Importance, Types, and Benefits

Electrical power generating plant equipment requires the utmost care and maintenance to function at optimal levels and prevent damages, even when they’re not currently in use. Peak power generating plants don’t run continuously and must be shut down for varying periods of time. To prepare them for these shutdowns, power…

All about Modified Atmospheric Packaging (MAP) and the Importance of Onsite Nitrogen Generators

Nitrogen gas, being inert and dry, makes it the ideal choice for modified atmospheric packaging (MAP) in the food industry. Certain food products that are exposed to oxygen will react to the oxygen which causes the food to spoil faster. Another by-product of oxygen exposure is the development of aerobic…

Onsite Nitrogen Generators for Nitrogen Leak Testing and Detection

Nitrogen gas is used in a variety of industries, including the manufacture of pipe and tube products, to test the integrity, strength, and capability of the materials being manufactured. Since nitrogen is an inert gas that’s completely odourless and typically has a very low moisture content, it won’t leave behind…

Onsite Nitrogen Generators for the Oil and Gas Industry: Storage Tank Blanketing, Enhanced Recovery and Other Uses

Utilizing onsite nitrogen generators in oil and gas industry applications is a huge asset to the industry because it guarantees that individual applications will always have a steady and reliable supply of nitrogen gas on hand. An onsite nitrogen generating system also increases safety standards, eliminates operational downtime, and saves…

What Is PSA Technology and How Does It Work in PSA Nitrogen Generators?

Onsite PSA (Pressure Swing Adsorption) nitrogen generators are a great cost savings opportunity to any business or organization that relies heavily on steady uninterrupted nitrogen production for their operations. Here’s what you need to know about PSA technology and how it works. Understanding the Characteristics of Nitrogen Molecules Approximately 79%…

Onsite Nitrogen Generators for Coffee Packaging and Other Coffee Applications

For many of us, coffee is the morning fuel that helps us get through the rest of the day. Very rarely, however, do we stop and think about where our coffee comes from and what goes into the preparation process. There’s actually a lot that goes into roasting, storing, and…

Industries Using Laser Cutting: Why You Should Consider Onsite Nitrogen Generators

Nitrogen gas has numerous applications across a variety of industries on a global scale. It can be used in the food and beverage packaging industries to maintain long-term product freshness and extend the shelf life. It can also be used in chemical plants and refineries to inert the headspace of…

Onsite Nitrogen Generator for Wineries: Nitrogen Sparging, Blanketing, and Wine Bottling

Winemaking is a delicate process that requires a great deal of passion, precision, and most of all, unlimited attention to detail. Certain biological and chemical processes such as oxidation and contact with contaminants can spoil a good batch or blend of wine, destroying the fruits of your labour. Oxidation and…

What You Need to Know about Nitrogen Generator Maintenance

Although nitrogen generators require minimal maintenance regular maintenance checks are critical to keep them running with problem free and prevent the shutdown of facilities and operations that depend on them. Scheduled nitrogen generator maintenance performed by a professional service provider is particularly beneficial for large facilities such as food manufacturing…

Nitrogen Generators: What You Need to Know before Getting Your Own Nitrogen Generation System

Facilities that utilize nitrogen gas on a regular basis can benefit greatly from onsite nitrogen generators. Onsite nitrogen gas generators are cost-effective and convenient solutions that allow facilities to generate and manage their own nitrogen gas supply without having to rely on conventional nitrogen supply from industrial gas suppliers. Traditionally,…

Onsite Oxygen Generators for Wastewater Treatment

Advanced Gas Technologies provides state-of-the-art onsite oxygen generators for a wide range of industrial applications including wastewater treatment plants. By eliminating the need for transporting bulk liquid oxygen or transporting and handling heavy oxygen cylinders, this is a highly beneficial, convenient, and cost-effective oxygen supply solution that lowers the facility’s…

Nitrogen Generators for Inerting or Blanketing Fuel and Chemical Tanks

Nitrogen blanketing is a process that’s necessary in industries that handle volatile and combustible materials. Safely handling these materials is a major priority in order to prevent fires or explosions that can damage infrastructure and result in on-the-job injuries and fatalities. With that in mind, it’s important to have a…

Onsite Nitrogen Generators for Electronics Manufacturing

In the electronics manufacturing industry, surface mount technology has become a common practice. Not only does surface mount technology help the process of mounting electronic components directly onto the surface of a printed circuit board and increase manufacturing automation, but it increases safety and enables electronic devices to perform better…

Onsite Oxygen Generators for Aquaculture: How It Works and the Benefits for Fish Farming

Onsite Oxygen Generators for Aquaculture: How It Works and the Benefits for Fish Farming Oxygen gas is a vital part of today's fish farming industry. Typically in the aquaculture industry oxygen is supplied by an onsite oxygen generating system. Oxygen generation for fish farms helps improve the level of oxygen…

Onsite Nitrogen Generators for Laser Cutting

Laser cutting of various materials is a common process in the manufacturing sector, but under the wrong conditions, the heat from cutting various metals will cause oxidation and/or poor cut quality of metal surfaces. Oxidation will ruin the aesthetics of the finished product. It can also impact its rust resistance…

Onsite Nitrogen for Renewable Energy

Nitrogen gas offers a variety of uses for many manufacturers in the industrial world but transporting nitrogen generators to your facility can bring a host of challenges, added costs, and safety issues. By setting up onsite nitrogen generation, you displace the requirement of having to purchase the gas and bypass…

10 Industries That Could Benefit from a Nitrogen Generator

One of the most common elements found in the earth's atmosphere is nitrogen gas. In fact, 78% of the air we breathe each day consists of nitrogen. Aside from its natural formation, however, there are also many industrial uses where nitrogen is created and applied. Since it’s such a versatile…

Onsite Oxygen Generators for Biogas Desulphurization

Biogas is a type of biofuel that is naturally produced during the decomposition of organic matter  such as plants, food waste, and animal waste, also known as biomass. Biogas is mostly composed of methane and carbon dioxide, as well as water, trace amounts of nitrogen gas, carbon monoxide, and hydrogen.…

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