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Industrial Grade Argon, Size 80 High Pressure Cylinder, CGA 580

Airgas Part #:AR 80

Manufacturer Part #:80

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About this product

  • Argon (Ar) is an colorless, odorless, tasteless, noncorrosive, nonflammable and nontoxic inert gas.

Product Attributes

CGA Connection

• CGA 580

Gas Grade

• Industrial

  • Airgas operates its own dedicated blending facilities as well as maintains a national network of blending technology to ensure accurate, consistent production.


  • Argon is a welding shielding gas that enhances arc stability and prevents atmospheric contamination of welding pools, making it essential for gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW). It also prevents oxidation during metal production.
  • Denser than air, argon is used for blanketing wine and flushing oxygen from containers in the beverage industry.
  • Argon is used as an atmosphere for electronic manufacturing and semiconductors.
  • UHP or Ultra Carrier Grades are used as carrier gases in gas chromatography, as a fill gas for certain specialized lamps and as an atmosphere for growing silicon or germanium crystals.
  • Argon UHP grade is also used in graphite furnace Atomic Absorption.


  • Always use in accordance with the Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
  • Cylinder must be stored and used in an upright, secured position in a well-ventilated or monitored area.
  • Always follow local fire code requirements when storing gas cylinders.


Sizes may vary by location. Contact your local Airgas representative or local branch location for availability in your area.


80 Steel HP
DOT Specification
3AA - 2015 - Canada 3AA - M154
7" - 178 mm
31 - 787 mm
49 lbs - 22.2 kg
Water Volume
942 Cubic Inches - 15.4 ltrs
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