Argon is the third most abundant of the mixture of gases in the air, the concentration being approximately 0,94% by volume. It is inert, non-toxic, colourless, odourless and tasteless. Supplied in high pressure metal cylinders and manifolded cylinder packs.
USES AND FEATURES
- Argon is used in plasma jet torches.
- The high temperature preparation, refining and fabrication of many materials must be carried out in an argon atmosphere.
- Argon is used as a shielding for GTAW applications and for GMAW of aluminium.
- Argon is used for purging applications when an inert atmosphere is required.