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Helium, Refillable Cylinder

Gases, Refillable Cylinders LB1060, etc.
Catalog Number
Helium, Refillable Cylinder
Product Description

Until now, teachers who use small quantities of gases in the lab were forced to purchase disposable, small-volume lecture bottles. Because of the expense of throw-away lecture bottles, many teachers could not afford to use gases in the laboratory.

No longer—everyone can now afford to use gases in the laboratory with Flinn Scientific's refillable gas cylinders. Instead of buying a new gas cylinder every year, you save money by only purchasing a refill. In fact, your savings will multiply with every refill.

Refillables are also environmentally sound, eliminating unnecessary disposal problems. Refilling is recycling. Also note that refillables contain twice the volume of lecture bottles. This means you will save money by purchasing gas less often.

Flinn's return process for refillable cylinders is easy. Every time you need a gas, purchase a refillable cylinder. The price of the refillable cylinder includes the cost of the gas and a $135 deposit on the cylinder. Your net cost of the gas is about $194.81.

If you need to refill a cylinder, send us an order for the refillable cylinder of gas you wish to purchase and contact us to return your empty cylinder. Your new cylinder of gas will promptly be sent to you. When we receive your empty cylinder, a $135 credit will be applied to your account. If you wish to return an empty cylinder that does not require a refill, contact us for return instructions so a $135 credit is correctly applied to your account.
Helium Gas
HAZARD ALERT: Please do not allow students to inhale helium. Government health agencies and industrial safety representatives have taken strong stands against the practice of breathing helium to demonstrate the change in pitch that occurs when breathing a lighter-than-air gas. Breathing helium removes oxygen from the bloodstream, so it's not the same and actually worse than just "holding your breath."
Storage: In an area dedicated to bottled gases.
Disposal: Completely empty lecture bottle, then follow #26a.
Shelf Life: Indefinite
Soluble: Slightly in water; insoluble in alcohol.
Color: None
Odor: None
CAS No. 7440-59-7
Technical Note: Helium gas lecture bottle is color-coded with the top half yellow and the bottom half black.

Due to a worldwide shortage of helium, the cost of helium gas cylinders has increased dramatically. Flinn Scientific has done and will continue to do everything we can to keep the costs affordable for our customers.


Contents of Bottle: 3.6 cu. ft. (100 Liters)
Control Valve, Stainless Steel, for Lecture Bottles and Refillable Cylinders
Similar to LB1051 but of stainless steel and with 10" stem for use with ammonia gas. This control valve will only fit ammonia gas lecture bottles and refillable gas cylinders.
Single Stage Regulator for Refillable Cylinders, Brass
Provide your refillable cylinder with accurate pressure control with this single stage regulator. Deliver pressure from 0-60 PSI. Two gauges show delivery pressure and the amount of gas remaining in the refillable cylinder. Not for use with corrosives...
Additional Resources
Flinn Catalog/Reference Manual Page 231

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