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Powder Metal

Inerting for Powder Metal

Innovative solutions and expertise

Argon or nitrogen are commonly used for inerting metal powder during processing, storage and use. The type of gas used can impact the quality of the final product. Air Products offers a full range of industrial gas supply options and technical services for small and large volume users. Our applications engineers can work with you to understand your inerting needs and recommend improvements that can help you optimize gas use and improve product quality.
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​Industrial Gases from a Global Leader

  • Global leading manufacturer of nitrogen, oxygen, and argon
  • World leading producer and supplier of helium
  • Reliable supply of industrial gases
  • Excellent record of meeting on-time needs
  • Industry leader in safety
  • Technical support when you need it
  • World-class customer service

Powder Metal Inerting Expertise and Solutions

Applying innovation and expertise to solve our customers’ problems is a core strength

Improve quality of powder metal

Proper selection of gas type, flow and pressure can improve the quality of the metal powder product

Optimize gas use

Our applications engineers can work with you to understand your powder metal production process and recommend improvements

Prevent oxidation

Our nitrogen or argon atmospheres protect metal powder from oxidation

Improve safety

Inerting with nitrogen or argon can help prevent metal combustible dust explosions

Get in touch with our technical experts.

Contact us to put decades of experience with powder metal to work for you.

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Operation Analysis and Optimization

Our application engineers can work with your plant personnel to analyze and understand your entire process. Based on that analysis and your needs, they can recommend process improvement solutions that can help you enhance product quality and consistency, plus optimize gas use. Air Products services include leak-checking, furnace profiling, analytical calibration, gas analysis process troubleshooting and overall process review.
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