Air Products Introduces Two New Technologies for Metals Processors at PowderMet 2013

    Air Products Introduces Two New Technologies for Metals Processors at
                                PowderMet 2013

PR Newswire

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., June 17, 2013

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Air Products (NYSE: APD)
will introduce two new technologies for metals processors at PowderMet 2013 in
Chicago, Ill., from June 24-27. Conference attendees can stop by Air Products'
#310 to learn about the company's new process for accelerated cooling for
sinter-hardening of low-alloy steels, which not only can lower material cost,
but can also increase hourly production. The company's application specialists
will also be available to discuss a new cold plasma technology that can
eliminate intergranular oxidation when carburizing and hardening atmospheres.

In addition, Air Products' Lisa Mercando, marketing manager for metals
processing, will present lab and field test results from the company's
"Evaluation of Accelerated Forced-convection Cooling Methods for
Sinter-hardening of Low-alloy Steels." This technical presentation will be
given on Wednesday, June 26, at 8:00 a.m. as part of Session 17,
Sinterhardening: Material & Process Development.

Air Products will also highlight at PowderMet the company's range of technical
services, such as process audits and troubleshooting; innovative equipment and
technology solutions, such as the company's Atmosphere Humidification System
for extended belt life and plasma-activated nitriding of stainless steels; and
full line of industrial gases, which Air Products provides in a variety of
delivery options for small to large volume users.

For more than 50 years, Air Products has been helping metals processors
improve product quality, reduce operating costs, increase production, and
optimize gas use. For information about the company's complete portfolio of
gases, equipment, and technology solutions for the metals industry, visit

About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE:APD) provides atmospheric, process and specialty gases;
performance materials; equipment; and technology. For over 70 years, the
company has enabled customers to become more productive, energy efficient and
sustainable. More than 20,000 employees in over 50 countries supply innovative
solutions to the energy, environment and emerging markets. These include
semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, coal gasification, natural gas
liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. In fiscal 2012, Air
Products had sales approaching $10 billion. For more information, visit

SOURCE Air Products

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