Cryogenics & Compressed Gas Facility

The Cryogenics & Compressed Gas Facility (CGF) supplies cryogenic liquids, gases, and dry ice across campus and outside the University. With its knowledgeable and experienced team, the Facility is the designated provider for all such products at the UA.

The Cryogenics & Compressed Gas Facility (CGF) supplies cryogenic liquids, gases, and dry ice across campus and outside the University. With its knowledgeable and experienced team, the Facility is the designated provider for all such products at the UA.

The Facility is unique in regard to the availability of products and delivery quantities, whether It’s one or 500 pounds of dry ice, one or 1,000 liters of liquid helium, nitrogen, or argon. The Facility also sells, installs and repairs hard goods such as cryogenic equipment and associated compressed gas delivery systems.

The Facility offers same-day delivery for most products, and placing orders is via a simple web-based ordering system.

The Cryogenics and Compressed Gas Facility regularly supports researchers in the UA’s College of Medicine and College of Science, among others. The Facility also supports industry partners such as those dedicated to medical and optical research and development.

 

  • The Facility is the supplier for all cryogenic liquids, gases, and dry ice for the University of Arizona campus. We also provide fire extinguisher inspection and maintenance services.
  • The Cryogenics Facility offers installation of low- and high-pressure tubing as needed to supply compressed gas to various instruments or required processes.
  • We also offer vacuum jacketed transfer tube and stationary vacuum jacketed pipe pump-out service.
  • Dewar vacuum pump-out and inspections are also available.
  • Prices vary depending on gas or liquids needed.
  • The internal labor rate is $26 per hour and $17 for delivery.
  • Cylinders and dewars have a daily rental charge: Cylinders are $0.09/day and dewars are $0.95/day
  • 9,000-gallon liquid nitrogen tank
  • Helium storage tanks
  • Scroll Vacuum pump
  • Pump-out adaptors
  • Gas filling station

Contact

Services are available via our website: https://arlapps.arl.arizona.edu/cgf

Or call: (520) 621-2374

Cryogenics & Compressed Gas Facility overview - Core Facilities Fair 2017