The scoop on Liquid Nitrogen Dewars in St. Louis

Liquid Nitrogen is a monochrome, unscented, noncorrosive and fire-retardant cryogenic liquid that has the same properties as the specialty gas Nitrogen. Because liquid nitrogen is non-eroding, you do not need containers made from very specific, hard materials. Due to this, liquid nitrogen can be stored in many different types of containers. Liquid Nitrogen is shipped in varying varieties of containers, [which depends on|depending on|considering]11] the volume being requested by the customer.

Dewars are one of the many different types of containers utilized for liquid nitrogen. They can range in size from 5 to 200 liters. Some of the facets of dewars include:

 

  • A pressure type liquid level gauge
  • Full tricock valve
  • Various relief devices
  • Insulation to for thermal efficiency

 

These characteristics tend to make the vessels safer and user-friendly.

There are a few differences in some dewars, for example portable dewars must have a strong construction and casters and are intended for low-pressure transport. Most dewars come with a loose-fitting dust cap over the outlet to block moisture from the atmosphere from clogging the neck. This also allows the gas generated from the vaporized liquid to escape.

Cee Kay Supply, Inc. has a product line of liquid nitrogen dewars to simply distribute and store liquid nitrogen and other cryogenic products. To learn more on how you can purchase this and other equipment in St. Louis contact Cee Kay Supply, Inc. today.