Continuous Analysis of Argon for Traces of Nitrogen

  • R. Houston
  • R. E. Latimer
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 2)


Argon is widely used as an inert gas blanket for welding and for titanium manufacture. If nitrogen is present in amounts greater than five to fifty parts per million (ppm), the weld or the titanium may contain nitrides, which are brittle.


Distillation Column Theoretical Plate Safety Valve Trace Component Liquid Oxygen 
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© Plenum Press, Inc., New York 1960

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Houston
    • 1
  • R. E. Latimer
    • 1
  1. 1.Linde Air Products CompanyTonawandaUSA

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