Industrial, Medical And Specialty Gases | Coregas New Zealand | Argon


Used in the production, processing and fabrication of a range of metals, argon is one of the most common welding gases and is ideal for light to medium fabricators and home enthusiasts.


Inert to all materials at all temperatures and pressures, argon allows easy formation of a welding arc without reacting with the metal being welded. Now available in E and D size from selected stores.


  • TIG welding of mild steel, stainless steel and low alloy steel
  • MIG and TIG welding of copper and alloys up to 3 mm
  • MIG and TIG welding of aluminium
  • Welding of metal plate, tubing, sheet metal, furniture and automotive

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Product Summary

Gas composition

  • Argon ≥ 99.997%


Moisture ≤ 10 ppm
Oxygen ≤ 5 ppm

Compressed gas sizes

UN number: 1006

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Size Product code Volume / m³ Weight (full) / kg Pressure / kPa Outlet connection Availability
D 261110 2.1 17.3 20,000 Type 10 NZ wide
E 261123 4.9 41.7 20,000 Type 10 Selected stores only
Additional Details

Physical & chemical properties

Appearance Odour Flammability
AppearanceColourless gas OdourOdourless FlammabilityNon flammable

Hazard class


Hazard symbol (GHS)

  • Non-flammable non-toxic gas 2.2