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Nitrogen is very widely used in the Petrochemicals Industry. Its inertness makes it suitable for a host of applications covering most aspects of manufacturing, processing, handling and shipping. Since it does not react with most materials, nitrogen is an excellent blanketing and purging gas that can be used to protect valuable products from harmful contaminants. One of its most important uses is to address flammability risks and explosion hazards in reactor vessels and storage tanks.

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Gases

Nitrogen

Nitrogen's inertness and friendly environmental profile make it suitable for a host of applications. Since it does not react with most materials, nitrogen is an excellent inerting, blanketing and purging gas that can be used to protect valuable products from harmful contaminants. One of its most important uses is to eliminate flammability risks in reactor vessels and storage tanks. Nitrogen is supplied from a dedicated plant located at or near a customer's facility or via a pipeline network if one exists in the vicinity. The plant is owned, operated and managed by Air Products. Relatively smaller volumes of nitrogen are supplied via on-road liquid nitrogen trailers from Air Products' extensive manufacturing and distribution network.

Nitrogen's inertness and friendly environmental profile make it suitable for a host of applications. Since it does not react with most materials, nitrogen is an excellent inerting, blanketing and purging gas that can be used to protect valuable products from harmful contaminants. One of its most important uses is to eliminate flammability risks in reactor vessels and storage tanks. Nitrogen is supplied from a dedicated plant located at or near a customer's facility or via a pipeline network if one exists in the vicinity. The plant is owned, operated and managed by Air Products. Relatively smaller volumes of nitrogen are supplied via on-road liquid nitrogen trailers from Air Products' extensive manufacturing and distribution network.

Nitrogen Plant

For instances where the customer desires to own and operate their own nitrogen plant,  Air Products can sell a nitrogen  plant with the design and scope split customised to the client's needs.  These plants can be based on cryogenic, adsorption or membrane technology based on a variety of parameters including volume, purity and pressure requirements.

For instances where the customer desires to own and operate their own nitrogen plant,  Air Products can sell a nitrogen  plant with the design and scope split customised to the client's needs.  These plants can be based on cryogenic, adsorption or membrane technology based on a variety of parameters including volume, purity and pressure requirements.

Application Support

Air Products can help you understand the flammability envelope of your specific materials so that you can operate at the lowest cost without sacrificing safety. We can provide both nitrogen pressure and concentration controlled blanketing. Safety is our top priority. Our experts can train your personnel in the safe handling and use of industrial gases including nitrogen.

Air Products can help you understand the flammability envelope of your specific materials so that you can operate at the lowest cost without sacrificing safety. We can provide both nitrogen pressure and concentration controlled blanketing. Safety is our top priority. Our experts can train your personnel in the safe handling and use of industrial gases including nitrogen.

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