Air Products to Highlight Industrial Gas-Based Technologies for Elastomer Manufacturing at International Elastomer Conference

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. – Air Products (NYSE:APD) will highlight the benefits of its PolarFit™ Cryogenic Solutions for elastomer manufacturing at the 2013 International Elastomer Conference (Rubber Expo) in Cleveland, Ohio, from October 8-10. As a recognized leader in cryogenic technology applications, Air Products provides liquid nitrogen-based technologies that can help elastomer manufacturers lower costs and increase productivity in their deflashing, cryogenic grinding, and process cooling applications. Air Products also offers a full range of industrial gas-based solutions for inerting, purging, and tire curing.

Conference attendees are invited to stop by Air Products booth #2032 to speak with one of the company's industry specialists about their specific process challenges. With decades of experience and technical know-how, Air Products can work with customers to analyze and understand their entire process and recommend industrial gas-based technologies and process improvement solutions that can help optimize gas use, improve product quality, and reduce costs.

Elastomer manufacturers can also learn about Air Products' trial facilities in Allentown, Pa., where the company can run a customer's product on production-scale cryogenic grinding and deflashing equipment to help determine the feasibility of using cryogenics in their process and help quantify the benefits versus the cost.

To learn more about Air Products' PolarFit Cryogenic Solutions for the elastomer industry or the company's range of industrial gases, which are available in a variety of supply options to match the requirements of every size customer efficiently and cost-effectively, call 800-654-4567, email, 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. 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


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