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Safe Use of Liquid Nitrogen in Food Processing Plants

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : February 03, 2021

In December 2020,  two employees working at a Vernon, California food processing plant lost consciousness and died following an apparent liquid nitrogen leak. On January 28, 2021, there were several fatalities, and many other employees became sick, after being exposed to nitrogen gas when a liquid nitrogen line ruptured at a food processing plant in […]

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Air Delivery of Super-Cooled COVID-19 Vaccines

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : December 09, 2020

There are several potential COVID-19 vaccines that may soon be available for widespread distribution. In particular, the United Kingdom has recently approved Pfizer’s vaccine, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering extending Emergency Use Authorization to the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. That is certainly promising news, but storage, transportation, and delivery of these […]

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What are Oxygen Deficiency Monitors?

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : November 30, 2020

What is an Oxygen Deficient Environment? The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines an environment in which oxygen levels fall below 19.5 percent as an oxygen-deficient atmosphere, which should be treated as immediately dangerous to health or life. When there is not enough oxygen in the air, persons within the affected area may become […]

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Don’t Throw Away Your Shot…the Cold Truth About Vaccine Handling and Storage

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : November 18, 2020

In modern times, vaccines have been widely used to keep people healthy by protecting them from serious illnesses and diseases. Worldwide, vaccines annually prevent millions of deaths, and their utilization is responsible, in many parts of the globe, for the nearly total eradication of numerous diseases, including polio, measles, and smallpox. According to the U.S. […]

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Brewers Safely Capture and Reuse Carbon Dioxide

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : November 11, 2020

Brewing beer produces carbon dioxide (CO2), especially during fermentation (the process by which yeast converts sugars into alcohol). Estimates are that fermentation yields three times as much carbon dioxide as is actually needed to produce (including brewing, canning, and bottling) each batch of beer, with up to 15 grams of CO2 generated per pint of […]

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Image is Everything: MRI and Helium Safety

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : October 28, 2020

MRI Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a diagnostic procedure that uses a combination of a very large magnet, radio waves, and a computer to produce detailed, cross-sectional, and three-dimensional images of organs and structures within the body. An MRI scan is a valuable diagnostic tool that can show injuries or other anomalies that cannot be […]

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Nitrogen Use in the Fabrication of MEMS

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : October 08, 2020

No, not memes…it’s MEMS. MEMS (that is, micro-electro-mechanical systems), which are sometimes called micromachines, consist of mechanical and electrical components which work together as a system to attain the functionality necessary for use in smartphones, inkjet printers, medical equipment, fitness trackers, home automation, and automobiles, to list just a few commercial uses. MEMS are manufactured […]

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What Are Hot Melt Adhesives? Why Are They Used and What Is the Importance Of Nitrogen Gas?

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : August 14, 2020

Hot Melt Adhesives and Available Types Used in Industrial Manufacturing Industrial hot melt adhesives are polymer-based thermoplastic resins that, when melted, are used to bond materials together. Hot melt adhesives are comprised of one or more base polymers combined with tackifiers (which provide stickiness to the adhesive), plasticizers (to provide greater flexibility), and antioxidants (for […]

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