Pure Gases – Selected Air Quality Specifications

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Selected Pure Gas Compressed Air Classifications are shown below. If the specification you need is not shown, please Contact Us. We have many more air & gas specifications in our database. If you need a custom specification, Contact Us with your requirements.

Pure Gases - Selected Air Quality Specifications

Air Quality Specification THC CO CH4 CO2 H2O DP, °F O2 N2 OIL ODOR Other
CGA G-4.3-2007 Type I Grade D Oxygen 40 N/A N/A N/A 50 -54.5 99.5 N/A 0 None N/A
CGA G-10.1-2008 Type I Grade B Nitrogen N/A 10 N/A N/A N/A N/A 0.1 99.0(N) N/A N/A N/A
Commercial Item Description, CID A-A-59503C, Nitrogen, Type I, Grade B 50 N/A N/A N/A 26 -64 0.5 99.5(N) N/A No Odor Particulate Matter Maximum Dimension, µm (M)
IEST-STD-CC1246D-2002 Levels 100 and A/100(I) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 100 (M1) N/A No. Particles 5 µm Dia. and Larger No. Particles 15 µm Dia. and Larger Additional Particle Size Ranges Below
1780 264 N/A
MIL-PRF-27401F-2008 Nitrogen Grade A Type I (N1) 58.3 N/A N/A N/A 26.3 -63.5 0.5 ≥99.5 N/A N/A Impurities, ppmv (M3)
Navy A-A-59155-2008 Grade B Nitrogen 50 N/A N/A N/A 25 -64 0.5 99.5(N) N/A None Moisture Content, mg/L Particle Content, >50 µm Other
0.02 None N/A
USP Nitrogen 99 Percent-2007 N/A 10 N/A N/A N/A N/A ≤1.0 ≥99 N/A None Discernable N/A
USP Oxygen 93 Percent-2011 N/A 10 N/A 300 N/A N/A 90.0-96.0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
USP Oxygen 99 Percent-2004 N/A 10 N/A 300 N/A N/A 99.0-100.0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
THC = Total Gaseous Hydrocarbons, ppmv CO2 = Carbon Dioxide, ppmv O2 = Oxygen, volume % HS = Halogenated Solvents, ppmv
CO = Carbon Monoxide, ppmv H2O = Water, ppmv N2 = Nitrogen, volume % Odor = Odor as supplied by customer
CH4 = Methane, ppmv DP = Dew Point, °F at 0 psig Oil = Oil Mist & Particulate, mg/m3
Air & Gas Specifications referenced above may be viewed and/or purchased from: CGA - Compressed Gas AssociationU.S. Navy Dive ManualU.S. Pharmacopeial Convention
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