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What Is a Nitrogen Generator Used For and Other Common Questions

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At On Site Gas Systems, we get a lot of questions. Whether our customers are asking us, What does a nitrogen generator do? or How do you make nitrogen gas? we understand that our products can be a bit complicated. To make it simple to understand, here are the short answers to our most commonly asked questions in regards to nitrogen generators. What Is a Nitrogen Generator Used For? Nitrogen gas is used in a wide variety of industries, including everything from food packaging to mining, and all of these uses require a consistent supply of nitrogen gas. Many companies use nitrogen cylinders to get the gas they need; however, that is a huge hassle, is a never-ending expense, and can halt production if the…

Nitro Brew, Nitro Beer, Nitro Pour? Just Give Me A Drink!

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If you are a brewer or a bar, you know how important the mouth feel is to the beer you are making/serving. It is everything. When a beer has a better mouth feel, it is more enjoyable to drink and provides a more immersive experience. So it’s no surprise that nitro beer is becoming very popular. Here is a closer look at what a nitro beer is, as well as a discussion of the various terms it goes by, including nitro beer, nitro brew, and nitro pour. What Is a Nitro Beer As you know, traditional beer uses carbon dioxide to achieve the carbonation effect that beer is famous for. Recently, brewers have started integrating nitrogen into the brewing process instead of just carbon dioxide….

On Site Nitrogen Gas Makes Food Packaging More Effective

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The actual food product you are creating is only half the battle; you also have to package it in an attractive and effective way. The purpose of food packaging goes far beyond making your product look good: It is responsible for keeping it fresh and minimizing damage in shipping and storage. That’s why most food packaging companies turn to nitrogen gas. Here is a closer look at why brands use nitrogen gas in food packaging, as well as the main reasons to invest in on site nitrogen gas. Benefits of Nitrogen Gas in Food Packaging The main purpose of nitrogen gas in food packaging is to displace the oxygen and fill the air space within the package. All industries and all types of packaging can…

The True Nitrogen Generator Cost: It’s Probably Less Than You Think

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If your facility uses nitrogen gas, there is a good chance you have at least considered switching to a nitrogen generator. But if you are like most manufacturers, the first question you have may be what are the real nitrogen generator cost savings? They are probably greater than you realize. Here is a breakdown of the nitrogen generator price after the long-term. Factors That Impact the Nitrogen Generator Price The true nitrogen generator cost is much more complex than simply the initial upfront cost. You have to factor in how much you will save when you don’t have to deal with nitrogen cylinders, as well as how the nitrogen generator will impact your efficiency, reduce your waste, and cut back on employee accidents. When including…

4 Reasons to Choose On Site Gas Systems as Your Nitrogen Generator Supplier

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We know you have a lot of choices when it comes to choosing a nitrogen generator supplier, and we are confident that when you choose On Site Gas Systems, you will have no regrets. Here is a look at the top four reasons to choose us to provide on site nitrogen gas. 1. On Site Gas Systems Is Proven in the Industry We have been helping companies produce on site nitrogen gas for over 30 years. You can find our nitrogen generators in all corners of the world, and within a wide variety of industries. We are fully certified—including ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003, UL, CE, and CSA certification—and we have unparalleled expertise in manufacturing membrane and PSA nitrogen generators. 2. Our On Site Nitrogen is…

How Nitrogen Generators Are Used in Dog Food Packaging

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A key element in the success of any dog food is that it has a decent shelf life. Dog owners don’t want to have to throw away excess food because their dog couldn’t consume it before it expired. So when dog food companies, like NAPP Manufacturing, want to increase the shelf life of dog food, they turn to nitrogen gas. Why Dog Food Companies Need Nitrogen As mentioned, nitrogen in dog food packaging helps extends the food’s shelf life. It does this by removing the oxygen and filling the space with nitrogen. When there is no oxygen left in the packaging, there is no way for bacteria to survive. And when you don’t have to worry about mold or mildew growth, your product will last…

Nitrogen Gas On Site In the Mining Industry

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Nitrogen plays a critical role in the mining industry, and with a nitrogen gas generator on site, mines can be prepared for any situation that arises. There are two main reasons to use nitrogen gas for mining: Nitrogen Gas to Extinguish Fires The main reason to keep a nitrogen gas generator on site at any mining location is to extinguish fires. Fires at a coal mine are a nightmare for both ecological and economical reasons. In fact, some coal mine fires can cost the company as much as two million dollars per day. With nitrogen, a fire can be easily extinguished. By displacing the oxygen within the mine, the fire can no longer flourish. However, depending on the size of the fire, the process of…

Introducing the O-7-FS-T Oxygen Filling Station

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At On Site Gas Systems, we are always innovating the industry to help make your life easier. The latest addition to our lineup is a new and improved oxygen cylinder filling station. Ideal for a variety of industries, including hospitals, first responders, disaster response teams, fire stations, and veterinarians, the O-7-FS-T oxygen filling station can be used on site to fill cylinders to 2250 PSIG with 93 ± 3% oxygen. About the New O-7-FS-T Oxygen Cylinder Filling Station The O-7-FS-T is a complete oxygen generator that is housed within an inconspicuous cabinet. It contains everything necessary to generate oxygen and fill oxygen cylinders right on site, wherever that may be. It includes an air compressor, oxygen sensor, oxygen tank, mufflers, sieve beds, pressure transducers, a…

The Perfect Pint – Nitrogen Gas for Beer in Bars

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Craft beer has never been bigger, so it’s important that breweries and bars find a way to make themselves stand out from the competition. One way to do this is with nitrogen infused beer. For decades, carbon dioxide has been used to give beers their famous frothy head, but by putting nitrogen in beer, the beer becomes even smoother and creamier. Many say that nitrogen beer also has a better, less bitter taste. Here’s what you need to know to pour the perfect pint with a nitrogen beer system. The Complete Nitrogen Beer System Since you already have a full kegging system at your bar, there are only a few more things you will need to serve nitrogen infused beer: Nitrogen Gas – Of course,…

Visit On Site Gas Systems at the EastPack Trade Show

The largest annual packaging, manufacturing, and design event is coming to New York, and we couldn’t be more excited. The EastPack Trade Show is the most comprehensive packaging expo on the East Coast, bringing together more than 900 exhibitors and over 9,000 attendees. This year, it will take place from June 13 to June 15 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, and we hope to see you there! About the EastPack Trade Show The EastPack Trade Show is sponsored by Packaging Digest, amongst others, and is loaded with opportunities to learn from the best minds in the industry, experience the latest innovations, and network with thousands of like minds. And this year, Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple, is the…

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