Constituting 78% of the atmospheric air, Nitrogen is used in various applications and industries. It is used in pressurization, purging and inerting in the petrochemical industry. The food and beverage industry also requires significant quantities of liquid and gaseous Nitrogen for its food processing applications. In its liquid form, Nitrogen is used in rapid cooling and storage of biological material, cryosurgery and cryogenically grind plastics and rubbers.
Various grades of pure nitrogen are marketed under the ALPHAGAZ™ brand. ALPHAGAZ™ 1 grade of pure nitrogen has a purity of 99.9995% while ALPHAGAZ™ 2 is ultra-pure at 99.9999%, perfect for critical laboratory and analytic applications. Both ALPHAGAZ™ grades of nitrogen come in compresseds cylinders equipped with ergonomic open caps and SMARTOP™ valves. Nitrogen in cryogenic liquid form is also available under ALPHAGAZ™ 1000.