Ratermann Learning Center
A hub providing relevant information and updates on industrial gas, cryogenics, and CGA regulations, as well as industry specific solutions for fill plants, beverage distribution and medical gas supplies.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Respiratory Standard defines a life-threatening oxygen-deficient atmosphere as anything below 19.5 percent. An oxygen-deficient environment can very rapidly lead to hypoxia (the condition in which the brain and body organs and tissues are deprived of oxygen) and death – thus the extreme importance of having oxygen deficiency alarms in any enclosed environment storing compressed gasses or cryogenic liquids.
An oldie, but a goodie, the Ratermann cylinder ring tag is the O.G. that started it all. Before George Ratermann created Ratermann Manufacturing back in 1997, he came up with an ingenious solution to an everyday problem in the gas distributorship industry: how to quickly and unquestionably know if a cylinder was empty or full.
Refresh your understanding of the critical preventive measures that have been shown to save lives by subscribing to our blog for a free download of our guide: Ratermann's guide to SB-26 & our reccomendations to prevent gas mix-ups.
Cleaner in appearance, and much more reliable than Teflon tape, Flouramics Lox-8 Paste is the answer to all your lubricant and sealant concerns.
There’s simply no substitute for using the right tool for the job, which is why the angled liquid cylinder filling tool more than fits the bill.
Liquid cylinder repair and maintenance can add up to big bucks for gas distributors – but it doesn’t have to. We have one simple tip that can keep cylinders in good working order and result in significant cost savings.