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Plasma Cutting, Welding and Hardfacing/Cladding

Versatile gas solutions for a versatile process

A variety of plasma machines exist, ranging from hand-held units for cutting, or larger machines installed in fabrication workshops allowing users to cut larger sheets of metal which are CNC controlled.

Reliable Solutions

High Quality

High quality gas and equipment to optimise efficiency and safety.

Safety and Reliability

Our gases and equipment comply with all relevant local legislation and best practices.  We are members British Compressed Gas Association (BCGA).


With over 60 years of experience in the metal fabrication industry, our expertsand engineers are on hand to ensure you are compliant.

Expert Advice

Innovation is part of our DNA. We are constantly working on new solutions to help you meet evolving needs and advise best practice. 

Which Gas To Use?

For plasma cutting
specialised hydrogen/ nitrogen mixtures for plasma cutting machines.
For plasma welding
high quality argon for the plasma gas and argon/hydrogen or argon/helium mixtures for the shielding gas.
For hardfacing / cladding
helium or argon/helium mixtures

Want to know more?

Air Products’ metal fabrication experts are here to help


Supply Options

Whatever your application, process and location, we have an economical supply solution for you. Industrial gases are typically provided in gaseous and liquid form through a variety of supply systems. 

Cylinders & Hard Goods

The traditional solution for low-volume gas supply. Cylinders can be supplied in a full range of sizes, pressures and gas purities for a range of gases and gas mixtures. Search our extensive network of distributors in the U.S. and parts of Canada for your cylinder and hard goods supply needs.

Cylinder Packs

Manifolded cylinder packs contain a large volume of gas in a compact frame, whilst reducing cylinder handling costs.

CryoEase® Microbulk Solutions

A convenient and cost-effective solution for larger operations. CryoEase® tanks are available in a range of sizes. The CryoEase® service simplifies your gas supply by eliminating the need to handle cylinders, stock taking and ordering.

Welder's Handbook

Request a download of our industry-leading comprehensive guide to gas shielded arc welding and oxy-fuel cutting.