October 2004

Laboratory/Online Analyzers

Shift your cylinder gas procurement and usage paradigms

Rethinking current systems can eliminate many analytical problems while improving costs

Scheuring, S., Airgas, Inc.

While ranking relatively low on expenditure lists, specialty and packaged gases used in the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) usually cause the most annoyances and problems. Why would there be more complications with gases than almost any other lab product? There are numerous reasons for this. Selecting the right gases and/or grades is not a simple process. Nor is managing product quality to the point of use. Add to this challenges associated with managing administration and logistics, such as waste, movement and inventory, as well as cylinders that must be maintained and then returned to the gas vendor. There are many potential remedies that can relieve problems and provide cost savin

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