PurityPlus® Oxygen 5.0: The Preferred Ultra-High-Purity, Research-Grade Oxygen in Western Michigan04/26/2018 GTW is a vital player in producing and distributing PurityPlus® research-grade oxygen. It’s been christened Oxygen 5.0. With a 99.999% purity classification, it’s the top grade of oxygen PurityPlus® manufactures. That makes it eminently fitting for use in all manner of critical Western Michigan laboratory and industrial applications. In laboratories, PurityPlus® Oxygen 5.0 is normally employed as either a bleaching or an oxidizing agent, as a combustible for flame ionization detectors, and in applications of a markedly analytical or developmental nature that would gain in a big way from oxygen of such purity. Industrial uses for PurityPlus® Oxygen 5.0 range far and wide. This, for instance, is the “go-to” gas for laser-etching silicon substrates in the making of semiconductors. It also figures quite often as a constituent of gas compounds used to promote industrial hygiene and safety. What’s more, you’ll find PurityPlus® Oxygen 5.0 used to a great degree in … gas welding, gas cutting, and comparable industry applications; the steel industry – principally to increase combustion temperatures in blast and open-hearth furnaces;oxidation processes critical to the chemical, pharmaceutical, and petroleum industries; glass and ceramic production; pulp and paper manufacturing – mainly as a bleaching chemical in the making of high-quality bleached pulp;the medical and healthcare industries – where extreme purity is vital, say, during surgery, for intensive-care treatment, and for inhalation therapy; waste-water treatment plants. There are, as you’ve no doubt reckoned, other jobs for PurityPlus® Oxygen 5.0. But these are the tasks to which the greater number of our Western Michigan-area customers put it. In addition to the fact that we make it amply available to them – wherever and whenever they need it – our customers also like the personal, localized service we provide … along with our consistent, highly competitive pricing. For a constant supply of the ultra-high-purity, research-grade oxygen you need, contact GTW, your local PurityPlus® Partner and specialty gas professional, today.