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Nitrogen Blanketing

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : May 07, 2020

What is Nitrogen Blanketing? Nitrogen (N2) blanketing is a process by which nitrogen is added to fill the headspace (the area between the fill line of a tank’s contents and the top of the storage vessel) to eliminate oxygen and moisture from storage tanks. Nitrogen is commonly used to blanket due to its extremely low […]

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Explosive Growth in Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer Production

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

Overview On January 31, 2020, the Secretary of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) declared a public health emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Shortly thereafter, hand sanitizer began to disappear from U.S. retailers’ shelves, as anxious consumers (and, unfortunately, opportunistic hoarders and resellers as well) swept up all available stock. In the ensuing months, traditional […]

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Sterilizing and Reusing N95 Respirators

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : April 16, 2020

Overview Personal protection equipment (“PPE”)includes the gloves, gowns, N95 respiratory masks, and other items required by doctors, nurses, and other healthcare personnel responsible for treating patients, including those suffering from infectious diseases.  As has become evident in the current COVID-19 emergency affecting the globe, during a crisis, these critical items may not always be available […]

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Protecting Precious Cargo: Safety Monitoring at IVF and Cryogenic Facilities

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : March 27, 2020

Overview In March 2018, at two separate fertility clinics, one in Cleveland and the other in San Francisco, the cryogenic tanks storing eggs and embryos malfunctioned, resulting in devastating losses for couples hoping to conceive children. Nationwide, as of December 2019, there were more than 440 sites that store embryos or eggs in specialized storage […]

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Consumers Have No Beef Eating Plant-Based Meats

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

Overview How about meat without involving animals? Move over, veggie burgers; food companies such as Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, among others, have created plant-based meats that smell, taste, and look (imagine a thick, juicy hamburger) like the real thing. Unlike traditional veggie burgers, made from soy and bean paste, which have been marketed primarily […]

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Aluminum Extrusion: Staying Cool with Nitrogen

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : March 14, 2018

Aluminum is a highly malleable material, which is readily shaped for any number of purposes. The aluminum extrusion process is key to shaping aluminum, and it must be completed in an inert environment to reduce the formation of oxides. Learn why this is important and how facilities can reduce the risks of health hazards in […]

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How Do Potato Chips Stay So Fresh In The Bag?

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : March 06, 2018

Chip bags have all that air in them for a valid reason — and it’s not air, anyway, it’s nitrogen gas. So what is this gas doing in your bag of crisps? First, the gas acts as a preservative so your chips are as crispy when you open the bag as the day they were […]

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Taste the Difference with Nitrogen Packed Coffee Grounds

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : February 13, 2018

When it comes to flavor, coffee purists prefer whole beans, which retain their flavors longer than ground coffee. Yet there’s no denying the convenience factor of ground coffee, which is why it’s so popular in offices. Ground coffee has a short shelf life — hence the push to use airtight containers, which keep the flavors […]

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Breathe Safely While Using N2 for Gas Chromatography

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : January 18, 2018

Gas chromatography is a process used to separate chemical compounds for analysis. The analytical chemistry process is used with gases that won’t decompose when vaporized. Gas chromatography are used in a wide range of industries — everything from forensic science to medical marijuana. While the procedure is highly useful, there are risks when working with nitrogen gas. […]

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