What Is Modified Atmosphere Packaging and How Does it Work?

Step into any grocery store, and you see clear examples of how Modified Atmosphere Packaging is a part of our daily life. It is what helps businesses in the food and gas industries to keep costs down while ensuring quality, freshness, and long shelf life of products. The modified atmosphere packaging process is vital for […]

Oxygen vs. Nitrogen Laser Cutting: Which is Better?

Laser cutting can only produce a clean edge if you use an assist gas to blow away molten material. Traditionally, oxygen has been the gas used, but nitrogen offers many advantages for cutting steel. Explore the benefits of nitrogen cutting when working with mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. What is Nitrogen Cutting? Nitrogen is […]

Creating A Nitrogen Blanketing System On Tankers

Oil tankers regularly transfer millions of barrels of oil across the globe every year. Any damage or loss of these assets can lead to a dramatic loss in revenue such as with the Iranian tanker that caught fire this past January. Therefore, asset protection is a vital step any company should take to prevent such […]

Using Nitrogen Gas in Food Packaging?

Have you ever bought a bag of chips and wondered why there is so much air inside? Earth’s atmosphere naturally includes nitrogen gas, but the air in your chip packaging includes an even higher concentration. You may have also wondered why food products manage to stay fresh for so many months while still inside the […]

Generon Announces Successful Delivery of Nitrogen Package for First LNG Bunker Barge Built in the US

GENERON has delivered two (2) packages of Nitrogen generators, utilizing the patented GENERON® Membrane technology, to Conrad Orange Shipyard.  These are installed on Clean Jacksonville, which is the first LNG Bunker Barge to be built in North America. The rated nitrogen capacity per GENERON-built membrane cabinet, is 40 m3/hr at 99% vol N2 gas purity, […]

North America’s First LNG Bunker Barge Delivered

MarineLink August 21, 2018 Clean Jacksonville is the the first LNG bunker barge built in North America (Photo: Conrad Industries) The first liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker barge to be built in North America has been delivered in Jacksonville, Fla., said U.S. shipbuilder Conrad Industries. The new 2,200 cubic meter bunkering barge, Clean Jacksonville, will […]

What Is Nitrogen Purging? How Does It Work and What Equipment Is Required?

Nitrogen has many applications and depending on the industry, it can be used for a wide variety of tasks and objectives. A colorless and odorless gas, this element makes up around 78 percent of our atmosphere. Although commonly associated with our atmosphere, industrially produced nitrogen is used in several applications. From the beer brewing industry […]

Compressed Air Testing: Why and How to Test Industrial Air and Gas

When testing industrial compressed air for contaminants, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) deems three types of contaminants vital for testing and removal: air, oil, and water. According to the ISO, “in addition to the above-mentioned contaminants of particles, water, and oil, ISO 8573-1:2010 also identifies gaseous and microbiological contaminants.” What Is Compressed Air Testing? Compressed air […]

Instrument Air and Nitrogen Package

  Contracted by Wood PLC, GENERON has manufactured and supplied another Instrument Air and Nitrogen Package.  This instrument air system package is designed for a large, well-known oil & gas producer for operations in the Mediterranean Sea. The completed system consists of: (4) air compressors – operating (3) x 33% duty, with 33%  backup capability, (2) […]

Pressure Dew Point in Compressed Air: What Is It and How to Measure It

Compressed air is often used during the manufacturing process for a variety of purposes, including cooling, heating, powering tools, cleaning, and nitrogen production. Yet in the processes of compressing air, the air is generally cooled to a point that creates a film of condensation on the equipment. Some dew point condensation is common in manufacturing, […]