Argon in the Atmosphere in Mexico07/25/2019It is well known that the air on Earth is made up of multiple gases, oxygen and nitrogen having the highest amounts. Yet Argon is another gas that is generally not as recognized as other atmospheric gases, however has proven itself to be just as important throughout numerous industries. Argon is an inert, monochrome and odorless gas that only makes up about 1% of the Earth’s atmosphere. Although this gas is limited in quantity, it is consumed throughout various trades. In museums, Argon has traditionally been used for historic preservation. Historically significant documents, including the Declaration of Independence and the Magna Carta, are conserved using Argon. Unlike Oxygen, Argon does not decay the paper or ink of these, especially delicate texts. Argon is also used as a gas shield in the welding industry for arc welding. Given the many uses for this gas, there remains a regular demand for the gas. Because of this, specialty gases like Argon are typically sold in smaller quantities and containers. PurityPlus provides only the purest of Argon and a range of other specialty gases. Visit our contact us page to learn more on the specialty gases we provide in Mexico.