Articles

Safe Use of Liquid Nitrogen in Food Processing Plants

  • By Pure Aire
  • 4th February, 2021
In December 2020,  two employees working at a Vernon, California food processing plant lost consciousness and died following an apparent liquid nitrogen leak. On January 28, 2021, there were several fatalities, and many other employees became sick, after being exposed to nitrogen gas when a liquid nitrogen line ruptured at a food processing plant...
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Air Delivery of Super-Cooled COVID-19 Vaccines

  • By Pure Aire
  • 9th December, 2020
There are several potential COVID-19 vaccines that may soon be available for widespread distribution. In particular, the United Kingdom has recently approved Pfizer’s vaccine, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering extending Emergency Use Authorization to the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. That is certainly promising news, but storage, transportation, and delivery of these...
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What are Oxygen Deficiency Monitors?

  • By Pure Aire
  • 1st December, 2020
What is an Oxygen Deficient Environment? The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines an environment in which oxygen levels fall below 19.5 percent asan oxygen deficient atmosphere, which should be treated as immediately dangerous to health or life. When there is not enough oxygen in the air, persons within the affected area may become...
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Don’t Throw Away Your Shot…the Cold Truth About Vaccine Handling and Storage

  • By Pure Aire
  • 18th November, 2020
Overview In modern times, vaccines have been widely used to keep people healthy by protecting them from serious illnesses and diseases. Worldwide, vaccines annually prevent millions of deaths, and their utilization is responsible, in many parts of the globe, for the nearly total eradication of numerous diseases, including polio, measles, and smallpox. According to the U.S....
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Image is Everything: MRI and Helium Safety

  • By Pure Aire
  • 28th October, 2020
MRI Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a diagnostic procedure that uses a combination of a very large magnet, radio waves, and a computer to produce detailed, cross-sectional, and three-dimensional images of organs and structures within the body. An MRI scan is a valuable diagnostic tool that can show injuries or other anomalies that cannot be seen...
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What Are Hot Melt Adhesives? Why Are They Used and What Is the Importance Of Nitrogen Gas?

  • By Pure Aire
  • 15th August, 2020
Hot Melt Adhesives and Available Types Used in Industrial Manufacturing Industrial hot melt adhesives are polymer-based thermoplastic resins that, when melted, are used to bond materials together. Hot melt adhesives are comprised of one or more base polymers combined with tackifiers (which provide stickiness to the adhesive), plasticizers (to provide greater flexibility), and antioxidants (for...
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