Gas-Argon

Argon

Argon (Ar) is a colorless, nonflammable, inert gas. It acts as a simple asphyxiant by displacing air.

Applications

Used in various analytical instrument applications; Optical Spectrometry РInductive Coupled Plasma, Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption, Fourier Transform Infrared; Gas Chromatography РHigh Efficiency Discharge Detector, Ultrasonic detector, carrier gas when analyzing hydrogen in helium.  Used as a carrier / purge gas for the semi conductor industry.

DOT Proper Name: Argon, Compressed

I.D. Number: UN 1006.

 

Resources

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