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


PurityPlus® and its more than 150 partners at 600 locations nationwide is a primary source for research-grade oxygen. We designate it as Oxygen 5.0. With a 99.999% purity rating, it’s the highest grade of oxygen we manufacture. That makes it ideal for use in all sorts of critical laboratory and industrial applications.

In laboratories, PurityPlus® Oxygen 5.0 is commonly used as either a bleaching or an oxidizing agent, as a combustible for flame ionization detectors, and wherever analytical or developmental applications benefit significantly from oxygen of such purity.

Industrial uses for PurityPlus® Oxygen 5.0 range far and wide. This, for instance, is the premier gas for laser-etching silicon substrates in the manufacture of semiconductors. It also serves quite often as a component in gas mixtures used to promote industrial hygiene and safety.

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

  • gas welding, gas cutting, and other such industry applications;
  • the steel industry – mostly to increase combustion temperatures in blast and open-hearth furnaces;
  • oxidation processes crucial to the chemical, pharmaceutical, and petroleum industries;
  • glass and ceramic production;
  • pulp and paper manufacturing – primarily as a bleaching chemical in the manufacture of high-quality bleached pulp;
  • the medical and healthcare industries – where extreme purity is vital, say, during surgery, for intensive-care treatment, and for inhalation therapy;
  • waste-water treatment plants.

There are, as you might expect, other uses for PurityPlus® Oxygen 5.0. But these are the uses to which most of our customers put it. Aside from the fact that we make it abundantly available to to them – wherever and whenever they need it – our customers also appreciate the personal, localized service we provide … as well as our consistent, highly competitive pricing.

For the ultra-high-purity, research-grade oxygen you need, contact your nearest PurityPlus® Partner today.