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PRODUCTS / SPECIALITY GASES / HYDROCARBONS / METHANE

CH4
UN 1971

Description
Grade
Impurities
(Gas phase)
99.5%
(N2.5)
(Vol. PPM)
99.95%
(N3.5)
(Vol. PPM)
99.995%
(N4.5)
(Vol. PPM)
99.9995%
(N5.5)
(Vol. PPM)
Methane is a colourless, flammable, non-toxic gas and is the first member of the paraffin series of hydrocabons. Nitrogen < 3000 < 160 < 20 < 4
Oxygen < 100 < 20 < 5 < 1
Moisture - < 20 < 2 < 2
Other Hydrocarbons < 500 < 20 < 5 < 0.5
Carbon Dioxide - < 50 < 1 < 0.5
Ethane < 2000 < 300 < 15 < 2
Ethylene < 100 < 10 < 2 < 0.5

Cylinder Size Volume (M3) Pressure (Bar)   Cylinder Data
B10st 2.6 200  

Supplied as a high pressure gas in seamless steel or aluminium cylinders.

Standard sizes / Volumes as listed -
Larger volumes are available on request.

B50st 12.6 200  
Pack 202 200  

PROTON GAS can supply any internationally recognised valve type. For Methane the standard international valve types are as follows
American CGA 510
British BS 341 - 4
European DIN 477 - 1

Gas Data
Atomic Weight 16.04
Boiling Point -161.5°C
Density 0.717 g/cm3

Recommended Regulator

Single stage brass or stainless steel body with stainless steel internals.

PROTON GAS has a variety of suitable handling equipment for this product - please enquire.


Typical Applications

Used in the testing of gas appliances, and as a raw material in the production of ethanol and methyl chloride.

High purity Methane is burned to form high quality carbon black, which is used in a variety of electronic components.

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cis-2-Butene
trans-2-Butene
Isobutylene
Cyclopropane
Dimethylacetylene
Dimethyl Ether
2,2-Dimethylpropane
Ethane
Ethyl Acetylene
Ethylene
n-Hexane
Methane
Methyl Acetylene
Isopentane
n-Pentane
Propane
Propylene
Toluene
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