7 few quick facts about Argon Gas

7 few quick facts about Argon Gas

Argon is the 3rd noble gas, in period 8(p-block) of Periodic table, it makes up about 1 per cent of the Earth’s atmosphere. The solubility of Argon is approximately the same solubility as oxygen has. It is 2.5 times as soluble as nitrogen in water. The name “argon” is derived from the Greek word ?ργ?ν, meaning “lazy” or “inactive”. Read more


Understanding how oil and gas molecules, water and rocks interact at the nanoscale will help make extraction of hydrocarbons through hydraulic fracturing more efficient, according to Rice University researchers. Rice engineers George Hirasaki and Walter Chapman are leading an effort to better characterise the contents of organic shale by combining standard nuclear magnetic resonanceNMR) he same technology used by hospitals. Read more
The 3M Company said that it has launched 3M Attest rapid readout biological indicator (BI) system for vaporised hydrogen peroxide sterilisation (VH202). The new system has received Food & Drug Administration’s 510(k) clearance. Now healthcare facilities can obtain faster sterility assurance results for surgical instruments. BI results for VH202 sterilisation cycles with the 3M Attest system can now be read in just 24 minutes. Read more
Showa Denko K K (SDK) has established a wholly-owned subsidiary, Showa Chemicals of America Inc (SCA), in Austin, Texas, aiming to strengthen its sale of high-purity gases for electronics in US. Until now, SDK has been marketing high-purity gases through Showa Denko America, Inc, which is SDK’s wholly-owned subsidiary headquartered in New York. Read more