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Why do scientific laboratories use nitrogen generators?

There is no end to the applications of nitrogen generators in scientific laboratories. First and foremost, nitrogen is an inert gas which makes it suitable for maintaining highly specific atmospheric conditions such as oxygen levels, humidity and temperature. A few other ways in which scientific laboratories utilise nitrogen generation:


Sample Preservation

Nitrogen can be used to store biological samples and chemicals at low temperatures to maintain their integrity over time


Nitrogen can be used as a carrier gas in GC and high-performance liquid chromatograpy (HPLC) systems, it helps to carry samples through chromatographic columns for separation and analysis.

Mass Spectrometry

Nitrogen is used as a collision gas in MS experiments, it aids in the fragmentation of ions and subsequent analysis of molecular structures.

Liquid Nitrogen

Liquid nitrogen can be used for the cryopreservation of biological samples, rapid freezing of materials and cooling of scientific instruments

Safety applications

Nitrogen is used as an inert gas for potentially explosive atmospheres, dilution of hazardous gases and to provide a non-reactive medium for certain reactions


Why you should keep a nitrogen generator on-site

As we have covered, Nitrogen- in both gaseous and liquid form-is very useful in a laboratory environment. For some equipment to operate at peak efficiency they need to be at a low temperature, and nitrogen has the ability to cool down anything it comes into contact with. One such example is IVF treatment and cell research for which very cold temperatures are needed.

The Maziak Promise

Maziak has supplied effective nitrogen gas solutions for numerous clients for scientific purposes or in a laboratory setting. Our on-site nitrogen generation systems guarantee safety, ease of function, durability, and they offer a lot more opportunities for further research and development in different industry practices.

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