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Nitrogen (High Purity Grade)

Meeting Research and Analysis' nitrogen supply needs.

Air Liquide is a leading supplier of compressed nitrogen gas, liquid nitrogen, and on-site production of nitrogen in a range of purities and concentrations.

Research and Analysis

In laboratories, ALPHAGAZ™ 1 and ALPHAGAZ™ 1000 nitrogen provides 99.999% purity. If your analytical and laboratory applications require ultra-high-purity nitrogen, ALPHAGAZ™ 2 99.9995% pure nitrogen is ideal. Nitrogen is also available as a component in many CALGAZ™ brand gas mixtures for industrial hygiene and safety.

Gas UN # Gas Volume* Gas per litre of Liquid DG CLASS
Nitrogen UN1066 0.844 m³ 0.682 m³ 2.2
* in Standard conditions, 15 °C and 1 atm (101.325 kPa) 

Did you know?

  • Nitrogen was discovered in 1772 by Daniel Rutherford who called it "noxious air" or "fixed air".
  • Antoine Laurent de Lavoisier isolated it in 1786.
  • The name nitrogen comes from Latin "nitrogenium", where "nitrum" (from Greek nitron) means "saltpetre", and "genes" means "forming".
  • Nitrogen is an inert gas with many industrial applications. It is liquefied by cooling at -320.8 °F (-196 °C/77.15 K).
  • It is mainly found in the atmosphere, where it accounts for 78 % by volume of the air we breath. But nitrogen is also found in the Earth's crust (to a limited extent: in the form of nitrates, etc.), in organic form (in the living or dead plants and organisms), in mineral form (ammonia), thus contributing to soil fertility. In gaseous form, nitrogen is a neutral and colorless gas.

Discover more about nitrogen's properties, volumes, applications, safety & compatability and much more with Air Liquide's Gas Encyclopedia.

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