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  • Best Whip Food-Grade Nitrous Oxide 99% (635g / 321 liters) Made in Italy

    Best Whip Food-Grade Nitrous Oxide 99% (635g / 321 liters) Made in Italy

    Best Whip Nitrous Oxide 635g / 1.4lbs / 321 Liters  Made In Italy - Highest Standard E942 Food Grade - 99%+ Pure   This innovative cylinder is the fastest and easiest way to replenish your cream. It is not only a good assistant for making dessert at home but also a new solution for the industrial catering industry! Before using our whipped cream-making equipment you must first read the manufacturer's instructions. This will show you how to safely charge your cream using the cream whipping chargers. Cylinder Fitting: M11x1 Thread (compatible with this Regulator M11x1-CR) Tank Pressure: 755 PSI SUPER GAS QUALITY - Each cream whipper is filled with the purest, highest quality. That is why you will not have a hard time making chocolate or vanilla, mint, or Bailey's flavored cream whipper. Cocktail foams, airy sauce, mousse, and hot or cold foam can be made easily, too. FOOD-GRADE & LONG SHELF LIFE - GreatWhip whipped cream chargers are made with food-grade compliance and production standards. Each cream charger has a long shelf life of 5 years so you can use them over a period of time.  ANTI-LEAKAGE DESIGN - GreatWhip charger canister conforms with Manufacturing International Standards such as ISO 9001, and ISO 9002. Any cream dispenser can be used with this cylinder. UNIVERSAL COMPATIBILITY - Compatible with all professional whipped cream makers in the market. From now on, you can easily finish making whipped cream in a few seconds and without leaving odors or contaminants in the dispenser. RECYCLEABLE CONTAINER - Made of steel construction.  When you're done with it simply attach the included nozzle to discharge any remaining gas and place it in the recycling bin.  What Is Nitrous Oxide? Nitrous Oxide is a chemical compound with the formula N2O. It is a colorless, non-flammable gas with a slightly sweet odor and taste. Nitrous oxide is often used for various purposes due to its unique properties and effects. What is Nitrous Oxide Used For? Nitrous oxide (N2O) is most commonly used in the culinary world for various purposes, primarily for creating foams, whipped creams, and infusions. Outside the culinary world nitrous oxide is also commonly utilized as a propellant, a cryogenic refrigerant, and as a performance-enhancing additive for internal combustion engines. Here's how nitrous oxide is most commonly used in culinary applications: Whipped Cream: Nitrous oxide is perhaps most well-known in the culinary field for its use in making whipped cream. In this application, heavy cream and sweeteners are combined in a whipped cream dispenser or siphon, and nitrous oxide cartridges are used to pressurize the dispenser. When the cream is released from the dispenser, the sudden release of pressure causes the nitrous oxide to expand and whip the cream into a light and fluffy texture. This method allows for the creation of stable whipped cream that retains its texture for an extended period. Foams: Chefs use nitrous oxide to create foams from various liquids, such as fruit juices, sauces, and purees. To make a foam, the desired liquid is mixed with a gelling agent, strained, and loaded into a whipped cream dispenser along with nitrous oxide. When dispensed, the nitrous oxide aerates the liquid, resulting in a light and airy foam that can be used as a garnish or flavor enhancer. Infusions: Nitrous oxide can be used to infuse liquids with the flavors of herbs, spices, fruits, or other aromatic ingredients. For example, herbs like basil or spices like cinnamon can be placed in a whipped cream dispenser along with a liquid (e.g., oil or alcohol) and nitrous oxide. The pressurized nitrous oxide infuses the liquid with the flavors and aromas of the added ingredients quickly. Cocktails: Some bartenders use nitrous oxide to create foam or froth on cocktails, adding a unique visual and textural element to drinks. This technique is especially popular in molecular mixology. Sauces and Dressings: Nitrous oxide can be used to create light and airy sauces or dressings. By adding nitrous oxide to a mixture of liquids and ingredients, chefs can achieve a desired texture and consistency. Desserts: Nitrous oxide can be used to create innovative desserts, such as foamy fruit purees, mousse-like textures, and light, airy soufflés. It's essential to use food-grade nitrous oxide and follow proper safety precautions when using it in culinary applications. The use of nitrous oxide cartridges and whipped cream dispensers is common in professional kitchens and home cooking to achieve these culinary effects. What Are The Hazards Of Nitrous Oxide? Nitrous oxide (N2O), while commonly used in various applications can pose certain hazards if not used properly. Here are some potential hazards associated with nitrous oxide: Asphyxiation: The most significant hazard of nitrous oxide in culinary use is the risk of asphyxiation. Nitrous oxide can displace oxygen in an enclosed space, leading to oxygen deprivation if inhaled in high concentrations. This can result in dizziness, loss of consciousness, and even death. Frostbite: Nitrous oxide is stored as a compressed liquid and is extremely cold when released. Contact with liquid nitrous oxide can cause frostbite or cold burns to the skin. Care should be taken when handling nitrous oxide cartridges or dispensers. Is Nitrous Oxide Flammable? Nitrous oxide (N2O) is not flammable in the typical sense because it does not support combustion. However, it can contribute to the combustion of other substances. Here's a more detailed explanation: Non-Flammable: Nitrous oxide itself does not burn or catch fire. It is an oxidizer, meaning it can support the combustion of other substances by providing oxygen. When nitrous oxide is used in applications like rocket propulsion or automotive nitrous systems, it does not ignite by itself. Enhancing Combustion: Nitrous oxide is sometimes used in combination with fuel in internal combustion engines to increase power output. In this context, it is often referred to as "nitrous" or "NOS." When nitrous oxide is injected into the engine's intake, it provides additional oxygen, allowing more fuel to burn, resulting in increased engine power. However, it's important to note that this process is controlled and safe when used as intended in automotive applications. Safety Precautions: While nitrous oxide is generally considered safe when used according to manufacturer guidelines, improper handling or misuse can be hazardous. Nitrous oxide should not be exposed to open flames, sparks, or high temperatures, as it can decompose at elevated temperatures and pressure, potentially leading to the release of oxygen and nitrogen gases. In summary, nitrous oxide is not flammable by itself, but it can enhance the combustion of other materials when used in controlled and purposeful applications. When using nitrous oxide, it's essential to follow safety guidelines and avoid exposing it to conditions that could lead to its decomposition or unintended ignition. How Do I Use Nitrous Oxide Safely? Using nitrous oxide (N2O) safely is crucial to prevent accidents and health risks.  Here are some general guidelines for using nitrous oxide safely: Follow Manufacturer's Instructions: Always follow the manufacturer's instructions for any equipment or cartridges containing nitrous oxide. Different devices or cartridges may have specific usage guidelines. Ventilation: Ensure that you use nitrous oxide in a well-ventilated area. Adequate ventilation helps disperse any gas leaks and prevents the buildup of nitrous oxide in confined spaces, reducing the risk of asphyxiation. Avoid Direct Inhalation: Never inhale nitrous oxide directly from cartridges, whipped cream dispensers, or any other source. Inhaling nitrous oxide for recreational purposes can be dangerous and is not recommended. Protective Gear: When handling nitrous oxide cartridges or equipment, especially if they contain liquid nitrous oxide, wear appropriate protective gear, such as gloves and safety glasses, to prevent frostbite or cold burns. Store Safely: Store nitrous oxide cartridges and equipment in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and heat sources. Keep them out of the reach of children and unauthorized individuals. No Smoking: Avoid smoking or open flames near nitrous oxide,while nitrous oxide is not flammable, it will support combustion to the same extent as oxygen. Training and Education: Ensure that individuals using nitrous oxide equipment are trained in its safe handling and usage.  Leak Detection: Regularly check for leaks in nitrous oxide equipment and connections. Use a leak detection solution (soapy water) to identify leaks by observing bubbles at the connections. Proper Disposal: Dispose of used nitrous oxide cartridges and equipment according to local regulations and guidelines. Do not puncture or incinerate cartridges. Emergency Preparedness: Be prepared for emergencies by having safety equipment, such as fire extinguishers and first-aid kits, readily available in areas where nitrous oxide is used or stored. Follow Legal Regulations: Abide by local laws and regulations regarding the sale, purchase, and use of nitrous oxide. In some areas, nitrous oxide may be subject to restrictions due to its potential for misuse. Always exercise caution and prioritize safety when using nitrous oxide, whether it's for culinary, automotive, medical, or other legitimate purposes. If you have specific concerns or questions about the safe use of nitrous oxide in a particular context, consult with experts or regulatory authorities in your area.

    $26.82 - $164.99

  • Argon Gas New Products BVV

    Argon Gas 99.5% - Pure gas for preserving terpenes in flowers and concentrates

    Argon Gas Beverage Grade 99.5% Pure Made in Italy Our Pure Argon gas is for preserving terpenes and maximizing shelf life, for flowers and concentrates.  The pure argon gas displaces air inside your storage containers, this eliminates oxygen, carbon dioxide and humidity to prevent oxidation of your terpenes and lengthens your shelf life.   Directions:  Using an empty container. Point nozzle toward the bottom of your container. Apply 2-seconds per every 4oz of container volume. Immediately fill container with desired material and securely close the lid.   *Note Argon is heavier than air, Tank/Cartridge Pressure 1450 PSI Tank Volume of Argon Coverage Product Sku: 26g  / 14.6 Liters / 3.8 Gallons ~6.3 lbs of flower ARGON-26G 185g / 103 Liters / 27 Gallons ~31.7 lbs of flower ARGON-130G Regulator Details 14.6 Liters/ with Duster Kit - Thumb touch control button w/ Lock, regulated to 40 PSI.  Made in Japan.  Thread: 5/8"-18 for use with the 26g Argon Cartridge.  3.5" long nozzle. 103 Liters/ with Regulator Kit - Adjustable via. needle valve, regulated to 80 PSI. Made in Italy. Thread: M11x1 (tank connection).  Output: 1/4" Brass Barb, Includes 12" Tygon Tubing. Gauges read in BAR.  *All single 130g argon tanks come with a plastic nozzle for general dispensing.  If the regulator is beyond your budget you can attach a tube of your choice.  Nozzle tip diameter 3/8" - Recommend choosing a 3/8" Inside Diameter tube or larger and cut to your desired length.  What Is Argon? Argon is a chemical element with the symbol "Ar" and atomic number 18. It is a noble gas, which means it belongs to a group of inert and colorless gases that are chemically stable and relatively non-reactive under normal conditions. Argon is the third most abundant gas in the Earth's atmosphere, making up about 0.93% of the air we breathe. Despite its abundance, argon is mostly used in specialized industrial applications due to its inert and non-reactive properties. It is obtained as a byproduct of the production of liquid oxygen and liquid nitrogen through the fractional distillation of air. In its natural state, argon is odorless, tasteless, and colorless. What Is Argon Used For? Argon has a variety of practical and industrial uses due to its inert and non-reactive nature. Some of the key applications of argon include: Welding: Argon is commonly used as a shielding gas in welding processes, such as TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas) and MIG (Metal Inert Gas) welding. It helps prevent oxidation and ensures clean and strong welds. Laboratory Research: Argon is used as a carrier gas in gas chromatography and as an inert atmosphere in scientific laboratories to prevent reactions with sensitive materials. Electronics and Semiconductors: Argon is used in the production of semiconductors and other electronic components, providing a controlled environment for manufacturing processes. Preservation of Perishable Goods: In the food and beverage industry, argon is used to displace oxygen and extend the shelf life of perishable goods, such as wine, by preventing oxidation and spoilage. Medical Applications: Argon is employed in laser surgery and serves as a coolant for superconducting magnets in MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) machines. Deep-Sea Diving: Argon-helium mixtures are used in deep-sea diving to reduce the effects of high pressure on the human body. Lighting: Although less common now, argon was used in incandescent light bulbs to prevent the filament from oxidizing. Metal Manufacturing: Argon is used in the production of metals like titanium and other reactive metals to create a controlled atmosphere. Heat Treating: In heat-treating processes, argon is used as a protective atmosphere to prevent oxidation and maintain the desired material properties. Window Insulation: Argon is sometimes used to fill the space between double or triple-pane windows to improve insulation and energy efficiency. Astronomy: Argon is used in some types of telescopes to create a stable and controlled environment for the detectors. These applications highlight the versatility of argon in various industries, where its inertness and non-reactivity play a crucial role in maintaining controlled and stable conditions for specific processes. How Does Argon Preserve Terpenes? Argon can be used to preserve terpenes through its inert and non-reactive properties. Terpenes are volatile organic compounds responsible for the aroma and flavor of various plants. When exposed to oxygen or other reactive gases, terpenes can degrade or oxidize, leading to a loss of their aromatic and flavor characteristics. By using argon as a protective gas, you can create an oxygen-free environment that prevents terpenes from coming into contact with reactive molecules. This helps to preserve the integrity of terpenes and maintain their original aroma and flavor profiles. When storing or handling terpene-rich products, such as essential oils or botanical extracts, introducing argon gas can help extend the shelf life and ensure that the product retains its desirable sensory attributes. Argon's inert nature means it does not chemically interact with the terpenes, preventing unwanted reactions that could lead to degradation. It forms a barrier between the terpenes and the surrounding air, effectively shielding them from oxygen and moisture, both of which can contribute to terpene degradation. Argon can be a valuable tool for terpene preservation during storage, Helping you preserve the unique terpene profiles of different strains making it crucial for maintaining product quality.  How Does Argon Displace Oxygen? Argon displaces oxygen through a process called inert gas displacement or dilution. This occurs when argon, which is denser than air, is introduced into an enclosed space, pushing the lighter oxygen molecules upward and out of the area. As a result, the concentration of oxygen in the space decreases, creating an atmosphere that is less conducive to combustion and other chemical reactions. Here's how the displacement process works: Density Difference: Argon is significantly denser than air, which means it has a higher mass per unit volume. When argon is released into an enclosed space, it naturally sinks to the bottom, displacing the lighter gases like oxygen and nitrogen that make up the atmosphere. Mixing: As argon is introduced, it starts to mix with the existing air in the space. The heavier argon molecules tend to concentrate near the bottom, while the lighter oxygen molecules rise to the top. Oxygen Reduction: As argon continues to fill the space, the concentration of oxygen molecules decreases. Oxygen is gradually pushed upward and out of the area, leading to a lower oxygen content in the atmosphere. Inert Environment: The increasing presence of argon creates an inert environment where oxygen is less available to support oxidation. This is particularly useful in storing oxidizable compounds. It's important to note that while argon displaces oxygen, it does not chemically react with other gases or substances. Instead, it creates a physical barrier between oxygen and the materials that could ignite or react with it. This property makes argon a valuable tool in fire suppression systems, as well as in applications like food preservation, where a low-oxygen environment helps extend the shelf life of products. When working with argon, especially in confined spaces, proper safety measures should be followed to prevent oxygen depletion and ensure a safe working environment. How Do I Use Argon For Flower and Concentrate Storage? Using argon for flower and concentrate storage is a simple and effective method to help preserve the quality and freshness of your products. Follow these steps to properly use argon gas for storage: Prepare the Container: Start with a clean and empty container that is suitable for storing your flower or concentrate. Ensure that the container has a tight-fitting lid or cap to create a sealed environment. Position the Nozzle: Hold the argon gas canister with the nozzle pointing toward the bottom of the container. This helps ensure that the argon gas displaces any oxygen present in the container. Apply Argon Gas: Press the nozzle to release the argon gas into the container. The recommended dosage is approximately 2 seconds of spraying for every 4 ounces of container volume. This dosage helps create a protective layer of argon gas within the container. Fill the Container: Immediately after applying the argon gas, place your desired flower or concentrate into the container. The argon gas will create a blanket of protection over the material, minimizing its exposure to oxygen. Securely Close the Lid: Once the container is filled with the material, seal it tightly with the lid or cap. Make sure the container is properly closed to maintain the sealed environment. Store in a Cool, Dark Place: Store the sealed container in a cool, dark place to further protect the contents from light and heat. Proper storage conditions are essential for maintaining the quality and potency of your flower or concentrate. Using argon gas in this manner helps create an oxygen-free atmosphere within the container, reducing the risk of oxidation and degradation of your products. By minimizing oxygen exposure, you can extend the shelf life and preserve the flavors, aromas, and potency of your flower and concentrate. Remember to always follow safety precautions when handling argon gas, including proper ventilation and avoiding direct inhalation. Additionally, ensure that the argon gas canister is stored and used in accordance with manufacturer guidelines. How Can I Preserve Wine With Argon? Preserving wine with argon is a popular method to extend the shelf life of opened bottles and maintain the wine's freshness and flavor. Follow these steps to effectively use argon gas for wine preservation: Gather the Necessary Equipment: Argon gas canister with a preservation nozzle or wine preservation system An opened bottle of wine with a cork or closure Position the Nozzle: Insert the dispensing line or nozzel into the neck of the wine bottle. If using an argon gas canister with a preservation nozzle, insert the nozzle into the bottle's neck, ensuring a tight fit. If using a wine preservation system, follow the manufacturer's instructions for attaching the system to the bottle. Apply Argon Gas: Press the nozzle to release a short burst of argon gas into the bottle. The argon gas is heavier than air and will displace the oxygen present in the bottle, creating a protective layer on top of the wine. Recap or Recork: Immediately after applying the argon gas, recap the bottle with its original cork or closure. Make sure the closure is securely in place to maintain a seal. Store the Bottle: Store the wine bottle upright in a cool and dark place, away from direct sunlight and temperature fluctuations. Enjoy Over Time: When you're ready to enjoy the wine again, simply remove the closure and pour a glass. The argon gas layer will have helped protect the wine from oxidation, allowing you to savor the wine's original flavors and aromas. It's important to note that argon gas is denser than air, so it will naturally settle on top of the wine. This layer of argon forms a barrier between the wine and the oxygen, preventing oxidation and preserving the wine's quality. Using argon gas for wine preservation is a convenient and effective method to enjoy opened bottles of wine over an extended period. It's particularly useful for wines that are meant to be enjoyed gradually, as well as for special bottles that you want to savor over time without worrying about deterioration. Always follow the manufacturer's guidelines for using argon gas for wine preservation and handle the gas canister with care.

    $14.95 - $128.95