P10 gas mix

A flammable gas mixed with an inert gas, this argon and methane mix is often used in X-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometry

Ar / CH4

P10 gas is used extensively in laboratories.


  • Gas flow proportional counters
  • X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy
  • Make up gas in electron capture detectors (ECDs)
Product Summary

Gas composition

  • Argon balance
  • Methane 10% ± 0.3%


Moisture ≤ 25 ppm

Compressed gas sizes

UN number: 1954

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Size Product code Volume / m³ Weight (full) / kg Pressure / kPa Outlet connection Availability
G 269150 10 20,000 Type 20 NZ wide
Additional Details

Physical & chemical properties

Appearance Odour Flammability
AppearanceColourless gas OdourOdourless FlammabilityExtremely flammable

Hazard class


Hazard symbol (GHS)

  • Flammable gas 2.1