Air Products Will Feature Its Range of MAXX™ Gases for High-Quality Welding and Cutting Production at FABTECH 2013

 Air Products Will Feature Its Range of MAXX™ Gases for High-Quality Welding
                    and Cutting Production at FABTECH 2013

PR Newswire

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 11, 2013

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Air Products (NYSE: APD)
will feature the company's range of MAXX™ shielding gases—designed to deliver
high levels of performance, including better weld quality and faster welding
speeds—as well as the company's line of assist gasesfor high-performance
laser cutting at this year's FABTECH show in Chicago, Ill., from November

Air Products' range of MAXX shielding gases can help welders achieve better
metal fabrication results with fewer rejects when welding carbon steel,
stainless steel, aluminum, and high-performance alloys. The MAXX range of
gases includes Ferromaxx™ gases for faster, cleaner welding of carbon steel;
Inomaxx™ gases, which provide maximum performance for welding stainless steel;
and Alumaxx™ gas, a multi-purpose shielding gas specifically designed for
high-quality welding of aluminum and its alloys. Air Products also provides
assist gases for high-performance laser cutting in a full range of supply
systems that can meet specific pressure and flow requirements.

Air Products provides gases for welding and cutting in traditional bulk supply
for large gas volume requirements, as well as microbulk solutions for smaller
gas volume requirements. A cost-effective alternative to cylinder gases,
microbulk solutions eliminate the need to reorder cylinders or packs, as well
as cylinder handling and changeover. With microbulk supply, gas is always
on-tap, gas purity is more consistent, and shielding gas mixtures can be
produced on-site.

FABTECH attendees are invited to stop by Booth N2334 to learn how Air Products
is helping welders and cutters produce high-quality welds and precision cuts,
maximize productivity, increase efficiency, reduce rejects, and improve their
working environment. For more information about Air Products' full range of
high performance and industry standard gases for high-quality welding and
cutting production, call 800-654-4567 or 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. Recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by
both Thomson Reuters and Forbes magazine, more than 20,000 employees in over
50 countries supply effective 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 2013, Air Products had sales of $10.2 billion. For more
information, visit 

EDITOR'S NOTE: View a brief video—"The Symphony of Welding"—at to learn more about AirProducts'
high-performance and industry-standard gases for critical-quality welding and
cutting applications.

SOURCE Air Products

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