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Environmental Benefits of Producing and Using Nitrogen Gas

There are many benefits to using an on site nitrogen generator, including increased efficiency and a better bottom line. However, there are also many environmental benefits to both using nitrogen and making your own nitrogen on site. Today’s consumers are savvy, and they are looking for companies to do business with that care about the environment and take steps to reduce their carbon footprint. By integrating nitrogen gas on site at your facility, you can help the environment in the following ways: Eliminate the Need for Preservatives with Nitrogen in Food Packaging Many companies add preservatives to their food products to help them last longer on the shelves, but with the introduction of nitrogen gas, most of these preservatives can be reduced or eliminated. Nitrogen…

What You Need to Know About the Maintenance of Your Nitrogen or Oxygen Generator

Our on site nitrogen and oxygen generators are simple to use and don’t require much upkeep. However, just like most things you use on a regular basis, annual maintenance is strongly recommended. Here is a look at what questions you should ask yourself to see if it is time for maintenance on your oxygen or nitrogen generator, as well as an overview of why this maintenance is so important. Questions to Ask If you are unsure if your nitrogen or oxygen generator is in need of maintenance, you simply need to ask yourself these seven questions. If you answer yes to any of them, maintenance is very strongly recommended. Does the HMI show any maintenance messages? This is a clear indicator it is time to…

On Site Nitrogen Gas Helps with Precious Metal Mining

Nitrogen Gas and Its Use in Mining Precious Metals Mining for precious metals is a tedious and dangerous task. The job comes with many risks, but with on site nitrogen gas, many of them can be minimized. Here is a closer look at how nitrogen gas is used in the precious metals industry. Put Out Fires with Nitrogen Gas Potential fires are a huge threat to the precious metals industry. Not only can they be dangerous to the miners, they are a threat to the environment. When operations have to be shut down due to a fire, the company can lose millions of dollars per day. Clearly, having a quick, reliable way to extinguish a fire is paramount for the precious metals industry. With on…

5 Benefits of a Used Oxygen and Nitrogen Generator from On Site Gas Systems

When you know the benefits of a nitrogen generator or an oxygen generator, but you want to save yourself some money, looking at used equipment is an obvious next step. However, when purchasing used oxygen and nitrogen generators, you can’t just purchase them from anyone. While it is common to turn to eBay or Craigslist when looking for used goods, a nitrogen or oxygen generator is something better purchased from the pros. If you buy one from a stranger, you will have no idea the history of the equipment, if it was maintained properly, and how long it was used for. You also have no guarantee if something does go wrong. At On Site Gas Systems, we sell both used nitrogen generators and used oxygen…

What Is a Nitrogen Generator Used For and Other Common Questions

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!

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

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

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

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

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…

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