Argon in the Atmosphere in Fresno

We are well aware that the air on Earth is comprised of multiple gases, oxygen and nitrogen being the two major gases. Yet Argon is another gas that is generally not as recognized as other atmospheric gases, however has proven itself to be equally important across multiple industries.

Argon is an inactive, colorless and unscented gas that only makes up about 1% of the Earth’s atmosphere. Although this gas is limited in amount, it is used across multiple industries. In museums, Argon has traditionally been used for historic preservation. Historically meaningful items, like the Declaration of Independence and the Magna Carta, are preserved using Argon. Unlike Oxygen, Argon does not destroy the paper or ink of these, especially delicate documents. Argon is also used as a gas shield in the welding industry for arc welding.

Given the many uses for this gas, there remains a continuous demand for the substance. Because of this, specialty gases like Argon are usually sold in smaller quantities and cylinders.

PurityPlus provides only the purest of Argon and an assortment of other specialty gases. Visit our contact us page to learn more on the specialty gases we provide in Fresno.