The scoop on Liquid Nitrogen Dewars in Auburn

Liquid Nitrogen is a monochrome, odorless, noncorrosive and fire-retardant cryogenic liquid that has the same properties as the specialty gas Nitrogen. Because liquid nitrogen is non-eroding, you do not need containers made from very specific, hard materials. Due to this, liquid nitrogen can be stored in many different types of containers. Liquid Nitrogen is distributed in varying varieties of containers, [which depends on|depending on|considering]11] the amount being requested by the customer.

Dewars are one of the many different types of vessels utilized for liquid nitrogen. They can range in volume from 5 to 200 liters. Some of the attributes of dewars include:


  • A pressure type liquid level gauge
  • Full tricock valve
  • Different relief devices
  • Insulation to for thermal efficiency


These characteristics tend to make the vessels safer and user-friendly.

There can be variations in dewars, for example portable dewars must have a strong construction and casters and are meant for low-pressure transport. Included with many dewars is a loose-fitting dust cap over the outlet to stop moisture from the atmosphere from clogging the neck. This also allows the gas generated from the vaporized liquid to escape.

Spec Air Specialty Gases has a product line of liquid nitrogen dewars to simply distribute and store liquid nitrogen and other cryogenic products. To learn more on how you can acquire this and other equipment in Auburn contact Spec Air Specialty Gases today.