cryotank with liquid nitrogen

Understanding Cryotanks and their Applications with Differential Pressure Gauges

April 10, 2023

Cryotanks, also known as cryogenic tanks, are essential for storing and transporting substances at extremely low temperatures, typically below -150°C. These tanks are commonly used for the storage of liquefied gases, such as hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, and argon, as well as for the storage of biological samples and medical products that require low-temperature storage. This […]

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Reasons to Store Gas in a Cryogenic Tank

February 21, 2023

While they’re not the only option, cryogenic tanks are one of the most popular pieces of equipment used for extreme-cold storage. In this article, we’ll explore what a cryogenic tank is, how it works, and the many benefits one can offer. What Is a Cryogenic Tank? A cryogenic tank is a type of storage container […]

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When to Select a Dry vs. Liquid Filled Pressure Gauge

August 12, 2022

Pressure gauges can be used for a wide range of applications. Depending on the specialization, they help control the pressure of liquids, gases and steam in production processes. For this reason, manufacturers did research and came up with various pressure devices. Overall, there are two main pressure gauges—liquid and gas pressure gauges.  The type of […]

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Cryotank 101

October 29, 2021

Mid-West Instrument has considerable experience with cryogenic liquids, which exist at extremely low temperatures and require specialized equipment for transportation and storage. If you tried storing cryogenic liquids in a standard container, the liquids would not only be impossible to handle, but they would also present health and safety risks to the handlers. Thus, cryogenic tank design, […]

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Use of Level Indicators in Cryogenic Tanks

July 26, 2021

While the storage of food or standard liquids is generally not a complex topic, there are times where special equipment and environmental factors become critical. In cases where compounds like argon, helium, and liquid nitrogen are stored, lower temperatures with special conditions are needed. This is where a cryogenic tank becomes a useful piece of […]

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