Nitrogen 5.0

Nitrogen 5.0 is an inexpensive inert gas, and is available in compressed gas or cryogenic liquid formats.

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Nitrogen 5.0 is extensively used for blanketing, purging and pressurisation. It is the most commonly used laboratory gas.

Uses

  • Carrier gas in gas chromatography
  • Zero gas in analytical instruments
  • Balance gas in calibration gas mixtures
  • Combined with carbon dioxide to produce a gas mixture for modified atmosphere packaging (MAP)
  • Component in fire extinguishers
  • In liquid chromatography mass spectrometers (LCMS)
  • Blanketing furnaces in the semiconductor industry
Product Summary

Gas composition

  • Nitrogen ≥ 99.999%

Impurities

Moisture ≤ 5 ppm
Oxygen ≤ 3 ppm

Compressed gas sizes

UN number: 1066

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Size Product code Volume / m³ Weight (full) / kg Pressure / kPa Outlet connection Availability
D 1.7 17,600 Type 50 Australia wide
E 221123 4.3 20,000 Type 50 Australia wide
G 221152 9.5 20,000 Type 50 Australia wide
6-pack 221506 80 30,000 Type 50 / Type 51 Australia wide
12-pack 221512 161 30,000 Type 50 / Type 51 Australia wide

Cryogenic liquid sizes

UN number: 1977

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Additional Details

Physical & chemical properties

Appearance Odour Flammability
AppearanceColourless gas OdourOdourless FlammabilityNon flammable

Hazard class

2.2

Hazard symbol (GHS)

  • Non-flammable non-toxic gas 2.2