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Uses & Applications for Methane Gas by Industry

– Fuel

Methane is used in a wide range of fuels, including natural gas, liquefied natural gas, power-to-gas, and liquid methane rocket fuel. Typically transported in its liquid form due to liquid methane is about 1/600th the volume of gaseous methane due to its higher density.

– Chemical

Used for feedstock for synthesis gas production.

Sizes Available – Contents in cubic feet (cf)

Contents Part Number Physical Size – Inch CGA Valve Service Pressure Recommended Regulator(s)
O.D. Height

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80 cf RS01601080 7.00 32.40 350 2015
200 cf RS01601200 9.00 51.00 350 2015
300 cf RS01601300 9.25 55.00 580 2400

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Shipping Information

CAS Registry Number: 74-82-8
UN number UN 1971
ECCN number 1C983
DOT Proper Shipping Name: Methane, Compressed
DOT Classification 2.1 (Flammable gas)
DOT Label Flammable Gas

Description of Methane Gas

Methane is a colorless, tasteless, flammable gas. Used in many metal fabrication and other applications. Can be supplied in various cylinder sizes.

Industrial methane has a commercial grade purity of 93.0%; for purities or applications that require improved product quality please refer to AGP’s specialty gas products.

Gas Data:
Formula: CH4
Molecular Weight: 16.04
Density: 0.0422 lb/ft3 @70f, 14.696psia
Specific Volume: 23.7 ft3/ lb @ 70f, 14.696psia

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  • Cryogenic Gases in Liquid Container, MicroBulk and Bulk form.
  • Bulk and cylinder propane sales.

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