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Argon is a rare gas, mainly used as a protective gas for welding.





Dr. Johannes Kraemer

Argon is produced by BASF and is sold to commercial customers. The uses of Argon include: flushing gas for degassing of molten metal, as a protective gas for welding, casting, melting, forging and plating of metals.

Important characteristics of Argon are: inert, nontoxic, heavier than air, colorless, odorless.