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Carbon Dioxide (CO₂)

Application expertise, supply security, and quality you can depend on

Carbon dioxide (CO₂) is used as a cryogenic agent to remove heat, economically and precisely controlling the temperature of both the product and process for food chilling, cooling, and freezing applications and to preserve quality and shelf life when used for Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP). CO₂ is also used to achieve consistent flavor, carbonation, and taste for alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage production and to optimize productivity in bottling and canning dispensing lines. CO₂ can be an effective way to increase growth and reduce crop damage in greenhouses, and is a safer and economical alternative to acids and chemicals in water treatment applications for pulp & paper mills, industrial operations, and municipal water treatment facilities. CO₂ is also commonly used as a shielding gas for Welding and Metals applications.

CO₂ systems from Air Products will help you manage production when faced with peak demand, when flexibility is needed to adjust your operations to changing capacities or environmental requirements, and when consistency and quality is required to meet the standards of your customers.

Air Products' network of CO₂ plants and our distribution capabilities using both truck and rail, equip us with a secure supply chain and the ability to reliably produce and deliver product under a variety of quality standards.

​Reliable CO₂ Supply Closer Than You Think

  • Robust network of production plants and distribution capabilities
  • Excellent record of meeting on-time needs
  • Industry leader in safety
  • Technical support when you need it
  • World-class customer service

Certified Quality Specifications

Air Products is certified to the highest benchmarks for Food Safety standards and Water Quality assurances

Secure Supply Delivered Safely

Utilizing a robust plant and distribution network, combined with industry-leading safety standards, Air Products keeps you running

Industry Applications and Expertise

Let our team of applications engineers work with you to understand your needs and deliver the optimal CO₂ solution

Operational Efficiency

Air Products manages your tank inventory, delivering on time and with the right volume to match your production

Looking for CO₂ supply or applications support?


Ask the Expert

“Why is CO₂ used in drinks dispense and beer?”

Using a gas mixture for lagers, stouts and ciders dispensing provides a creamier longer lasting head and in general improves the appearance of the beer being dispensed. It also reduces fobbing and ensures faster dispensing.

Depending on the drink type, you will need a different gas mixture:

  • Premium stouts and ales: 30% Carbon Dioxide in Nitrogen
  • Ales and lagers : 50% Carbon Dioxide in Nitrogen
  • Bright highly carbonated premium lagers and ciders: 60% Carbon Dioxide in Nitrogen

Find out more about our drink dispensing and beer gas solutions.

Supply Options

Air Products can help you determine the most economical supply option for your particular application and geographic location. Industrial gases are typically provided in gaseous and liquid form through a variety of supply systems.


少量のガス供給のための従来のソリューション。 シリンダーは、10 ~ 50リットルのフル レンジのサイズ、圧力およびガス純度で、幅広いガスおよびガス混合物に対応できます。 従来のシリンダーまたはレギュレーター内蔵の革新的なIntegra® シリンダーからお選びください。

CryoEase® マイクロバルク ソリューション

大規模な運用向けの便利で費用対効果の高いソリューション。 CryoEase® タンクはさまざまなサイズで利用できます。 CryoEase® サービスは、ボンベの取り扱い、棚卸し、注文を行う必要がなくなるため、ガス供給を簡素化します。





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