Hydrogen Sulfide Supplier to Fresno

Hydrogen Sulfide (H₂S), a colorless, flammable, toxic gas with the odor of rotten eggs, is normally regarded as a contaminant in natural gas. It certainly does have its uses, though – which is why Fresno Oxygen & Welding Supplies/Barnes Welding Supply makes PurityPlus® Hydrogen Sulfide available at competitive prices in Fresno.

High levels of Hydrogen Sulfide can be ”pulled” from “sour” natural gas fields to limit corrosion in collection and transmission pipeline systems, thereby improving the natural gas’s heat content and rendering it more commercially viable. The collected Hydrogen Sulfide is most often converted to elemental sulfur by regulated oxidation. Relatively small quantities of H₂S are then dried and purified for commercial sale.

Hydrogen Sulfide may be used to form metal sulfides and as a reactive gas to synthesize high-purity mercaptans. It is often associated in error with the distinctive “perfume” of commercial natural gas; usually natural gas is odorized with mixtures of ethyl, propyl, and butyl mercaptan to create the “rotten egg” smell without the corrosion hazard of Hydrogen Sulfide in a moist setting.

In the specialty gas field, H₂S is often a component in calibration gases for environmental emission and industrial hygiene monitoring in the parts per million (ppm) range.

To purchase PurityPlus® Hydrogen Sulfide in Fresno, call Fresno Oxygen & Welding Supplies/Barnes Welding Supply today at 559-341-4456 or contact us online for any specialty gas needs.