Compressed Gases Today

  • Compressed Gas Association


This chapter provides an introduction to compressed gases. Included are descriptions of the various groupings and families into which gases are categorized, as well as information concerning standard units of measurement. This is useful background information especially to anyone unfamiliar with gases.


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  1. 1.ArlingtonUSA

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