New helium transfill facility starts up in India

New helium transfill facility starts up in India

Indian industrial gas supplier AirLife Gases has started up a liquid helium transfill facility in Pune, India, which will intake containers capable of holding 11,000 gallons of bulk liquid helium mainly from sources in Qatar and North America.

Announced yesterday, 25th May, the facility will enable AirLife Gases to fill high pressure cylinders, tube trailers, quads, and liquid helium dewars for customers throughout Pan India.

In addition to its helium export plans for its customers in Asian Markets, AirLife Gases supplies the North American market through its subsidiary AirLife Gases USA.

Under a long-term agreement with North American Helium, Inc, the company is supplied with bulk liquid helium from the Battle Creek Plant in southwestern Saskatchewan, Canada.

Three of the specialised 11,000 gallon cryogenic containers used to transport the liquid gas are owned by AirLife Gases, with an additional three containers on order for July 2022 delivery.

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