PurityPlus® Oxygen 5.0: The Preferred Ultra-High-Purity, Research-Grade Oxygen in Northern Illinois


Weldstar is a important player in supplying PurityPlus® research-grade oxygen. It’s tagged as Oxygen 5.0. With a 99.999% purity rating, it’s the top grade of oxygen PurityPlus® turns out. That tells you it’s supremely fitting for use in all manner of critical Northern Illinois laboratory and industrial applications.

In laboratories, PurityPlus® Oxygen 5.0 is commonly employed as either a bleaching or an oxidizing agent, as a combustible for flame ionization detectors, and in applications of an exceptionally analytical or developmental nature that would benefit in a major way from oxygen of such purity.

Industrial uses for PurityPlus® Oxygen 5.0 range far and wide. This, to begin with, is the preeminent gas for laser-etching silicon substrates in the creation of semiconductors. It also functions quite often as a constituent of gas blends used to promote industrial hygiene and safety.

[[Beyond that, you’ll find PurityPlus® Oxygen 5.0 used heavily in …

  • gas welding, gas cutting, and comparable industry applications;
  • the steel industry – chiefly to boost combustion temperatures in blast and open-hearth furnaces;
  • oxidation processes important to the chemical, pharmaceutical, and petroleum industries;
  • glass and ceramic creation;
  • pulp and paper manufacturing – mainly as a bleaching chemical in the production of superior-quality bleached pulp;
  • the medical and healthcare industries – where the greatest purity is essential, say, during surgery, for intensive-care treatment, and for inhalation therapy;
  • waste-water treatment plants.

There are, as you’d surely figure, other applications for PurityPlus® Oxygen 5.0. But these are the tasks to which most of our Northern Illinois-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 value the personal, localized service we provide them … as well as our consistent, highly competitive pricing.

For a constant supply of the ultra-high-purity, research-grade oxygen your research demands, contact Weldstar, your hometown PurityPlus® Partner and specialty gas expert, today.