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Liquefied carbon dioxide

A colorless, tasteless, odorless liquid. The gas is heavier than the air, inert, and harmless to humans and with other hazardous materials.

Chemical formula CO2
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Application
  • Welding (for atmospheric gas)
  • Cooling (rapid cooling of food products, deburring, dry ice, etc.)
  • Beverages (carbonated drinks, beer)
  • Sand mold hardening in casting
  • Extinguishing fire
  • Promoting growth in plastic greenhouse culture
  • Neutralization of alkaline effluent
  • Antioxidant
  • Combined blowing in steelmaking
    Other
Handling precautions Subject to Japan's High Pressure Gas Safety Act
Other Accredited for Japan's Specifications and Standards for Food, Food Additives, etc.
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Liquid nitrogen

This inert gas is cryogenic when it is liquefied.
Nitrogen is separated out from the air by use of the difference in boiling points.

Chemical formula N2
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Application
  • Electrical and electronic industries: Atmospheric gas for use as purge gas and antioxidant in semiconductor industry equipment
  • Steel, metal and metallurgical industries: Atmospheric gas for metal heat treatment, cooling fit, etc.
  • Chemical industry: Purge gas; liquid seals, pumping, agitation; plastic deburring; frost shattering, etc.
  • Food industry: Antioxidant, freezing
  • Medical use: Atmospheric gas for manufacturing processes, treatment
  • Civil engineering
    Other
Handling precautions Subject to Japan’s High Pressure Gas Safety Act
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Liquefied argon

A rare gas that is inert and does not react with any substance, even at high temperatures.

Chemical formula Ar
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Application
  • Decarbonization for stainless steel making
  • Used as an atmospheric gas and inert gas for continuous casting and combined blowing in steelmaking
  • Used as atmospheric gas when manufacturing single crystal silicon for semiconductors
  • For welding (for atmospheric gas)
  • Also for analysis and metallurgy of nonferrous metals (removal of impurities, antioxidant)
  • Gas filling for light bulbs, nuclear energy
    Other
Handling precautions Subject to Japan’s High Pressure Gas Safety Act
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Liquid oxygen

An active element for making oxides by direct combination with many elements.

Chemical formula O2
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Application
  • For smelting and metallurgy in steel and nonferrous metals
  • Cutting, scarfing, hardening, and annealing in steel manufacturing
  • Electronics industry (oxide films for semiconductor insulation, magnetic tape, oxides, etc.)
  • Medical
  • Prevention of pollution (oxygen aeration activated sludge process for organic wastewater, combustion aid for preventing NOx)
  • Transport of farmed fish and live fish
  • Melting glass
  • Bleaching pulp
    Other
Handling precautions Subject to Japan's High Pressure Gas Safety Act
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