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CGA Releases Information on CO2 Applications and Benefits/in CGA News
Carbon Dioxide (CO2) is a necessary and useful gas. In fact, a certain level of carbon dioxide is essential for life. This information released by CGA explains the current CO2 landscape and explains the benefits and vital uses of CO2.
CGA eLearning: Filling Uninsulated Carbon Dioxide Cylinders/in CGA News, Education - Tools & Resources
CGA TM-4, eLearning: Filling of Uninsulated Carbon Dioxide Cylinders, provides guidance on key safety principles. This training is intended for cylinder fillers and handlers who are new to the industry and unfamiliar with the requirements and hazards of filling and handling of uninsulated carbon dioxide cylinders, and for anyone who needs a safety tune-up.
Committee Spotlight: Food Gases/in CGA Committees, CGA News
The Food Gases Committee promotes safe practices and encourage compliance with regulatory and industry principles related to food and beverage gases. Learn more in this month’s committee spotlight.
CGA Looks to the Future with Autonomous Vehicle Expert/in CGA Events, CGA News
Ariel Wolf, will be the lunch keynote speaker on Monday, April 24 at CGA23. Ariel leads Venable’s Autonomous and Connected Mobility group and is General Counsel to the Autonomous Vehicle Industry Association (AVIA).
Committee Spotlight: Carbon Dioxide/in CGA Committees, CGA News
There are over 25 committees dedicated to supporting the CGA mission of providing technical and safety information through standard development. But who are these committees, what are their individual missions, and what do they bring to CGA members and the compressed gas industry? This month we highlight the Carbon Dioxide Committee.
CGA – 2022 Year in Review/in CGA News
Our industry has played a critical role in the global economy’s growth and innovation for well over a century. Learn how CGA made waves in 2022 and set ourselves up for a strong 2023.
CGA Member, Jennifer Hamilton, Nominated to Serve as Chair of the US TAG for ISO/TC 197/in CGA News, Hydrogen Safety, Industry News
Jennifer is the point of contact for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Partnership’s reciprocal membership with CGA. Within CGA, Jennifer participates in various hydrogen-specific projects and committees, including: CGA’s Hydrogen Technology Committee, CGA’s Hazardous Materials Codes Committee, CGA’s EWP: Position on Liquid Hydrogen System Separation Distances.
Publication Spotlight: H-16 High Temperature Hydrogen Attack/in CGA News, CGA Publications, Hydrogen Safety
High temperature hydrogen attack is a mechanism that can significantly weaken and damage a variety of steel materials, including carbon steel and various low alloy steels, that are used in the construction of hydrogen plants. H-16 provides guidance for the review of existing plant assets, risk categorization, inspection strategies, and recommendations on risk mitigation, and actions for the owners and operators of HYCO plants in response to the updated guidance on the HTHA mechanism documented in API RP 941.
Spanish Translations of CGA Publications Now Available/in CGA News, CGA Publications
Over the last two years, CGA has worked to identify opportunities and develop a strategy for translating CGA publications into Spanish to facilitate adoption and acceptance in Mexico, Central America, and South America. In 2021, a task force of members was formed to evaluate the opportunities and strategy to translating a select group of publications to test demand and reach of the translations.
Committee Spotlight: HYCO Committee/in CGA Committees, CGA News, Hydrogen Safety
CGA’s HYCO Committee Develops positions and publications to address the safe operation of plants producing hydrogen, carbon monoxide and synthesis gas (commonly known as HyCO Plants) and related materials affecting the compressed gas industry.