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Air Products Gases

Back in the day, when Beeching rationalised the raliway network, Foster Industrial used vast quantities of oxygen & acetylene for cutting up the track. 

Now over 50 years on, we reside as Air Product's longest established supplier of industrial gases in the United Kingdom, supplying a range of innovative gases & cyliders to East Midlands industry.

With two purpose built 18 tonne gas delivery trucks capable of palletised loading and quick turnaround, our experienced drivers also act as customer account managers. Offering a 14 hour delivery window and emergency response, service is at the heart of business.

Recent advances in Air Product's IT infrastructure allow live stock replenishment & top up deliveries to Foster Industrial's stock, meaning our customers never go wanting for product.

Air Product's gases consist of a range of industry mixtures such as; Argon, Acetylene, Oxygen & Propane. They are paricularly innovative when it comes to cylinder & gas mixture technology:

Maxx shielding mixtures 

Maxx shielding gas offers improved safety, quality & productivity. This range gives superb weld qaulity, excellent penetration, minimal spatter & very low fume levels.

Integra cylinders

An innovation in welding safety offering similar contents as a tradtional cylinder, but 23% lighter in weight.

They are shorter & more stable, with no regulators required, as they built intio the cylinder. Further safety enhancements include integrated flashback arrestors on Oxygen & Acetylene bottles.

Max Cut & Weld

In 2017, We agreed the addition of the new “MAX CUT & WELD” cylinder. This product is suitable for low volume collect only hobby type customers.

In essence, it offers the low volume user; rent free cylinders with competitive contents pricing, secured with a one-off deposit.

The new look cylinders are packaged in the X10 portable size with distinctive colourings and available in Ferromax 7, Argon, Oxygen & Acetylene.

Argon Integra XtraLite

The most portable cylinder of them all. Weighing in up to 5kg lighter than traditional 10 litre cylinders, and helping to meet the EU's manual handling regulations.

Integra And XtraLite Cylinders