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High-Purity Products from an Air Separation Plant

  • R. N. DiNapoli
  • A. M. Sass
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 15)

Abstract

Product purities from air separation plants have been continually increasing as new and more sophisticated uses are developed. Impurity levels are measured in the parts per million range not only for some of the more exotic military and aerospace applications but also for many commercial applications. These rigid specifications apply not only to nitrogen and oxygen, the major components of the air, but also to argon, the most abundant of the rare gases, and can. apply to products in both the liquid and gaseous states.

Keywords

Liquid Oxygen Thermal Conductivity Analyzer Rigid Specification Liquefaction Cycle Methane Peak 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. N. DiNapoli
    • 1
  • A. M. Sass
    • 1
  1. 1.American Cryogenics, Inc.AtlantaUSA

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