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BLUESHIELD ORIGINAL TRADEMARK OF AIR LIQUIDE CANADA INC.

BLUESHIELD - Shielding Gases

Complete line of shielding gas mixtures for welding

Shielding Gases

For more than a century, Air Liquide has committed itself to offering quality welding and cutting gases across the country. Air Liquide Canada offers a complete line of BLUESHIELD™ shielding gas mixtures for welding. These mixtures have become industry standards because of their consistent performance and quality.

Our BLUESHIELD™ shielding gases are designed to meet your high standards for quality and reliability in all of your GMAW, FCAW, MCAW and GTAW welding applications. BLUESHIELD™ gases are available in a wide variety of cylinder sizes to meet the requirements of our customers, whether they are professional or casual welders, in industries such as automotive, construction, oil and gas, and metal fabrication.

At Air Liquide, we put our innovation to work for our customers, whether it’s with our mobile app or our innovative cylinder caps with their fully-integrated valve and regulator. With ALTOP™, ALBee™, EXELTOP™ and SMARTOP™, Air Liquide allows you to use the right gas for your application safely, easily and economically.

Applications

See which BLUESHIELD™ gas best suits your needs in the following table:

Name Components Main Applications
BLUESHIELD ARGON Argon GMAW and GTAW Aluminum, stainless steel and carbon steel with GTAW only, copper, bronze.
BLUESHIELD 1 Argon
Helium
GMAW  and GTAW Steel, and stainless steel with GTAW only, aluminum, copper, nickel,
magnesium, titanium
Short circuit, spray and pulse
BLUESHIELD 2 Argon
Helium
GMAW  and GTAW Aluminum, copper, nickel, magnesium,titanium
Short circuit and spray and pulse
BLUESHIELD 3 Argon
Helium
GMAW  and GTAW Aluminum, copper,nickel, magnesium, titanium Short circuit and spray
BLUESHIELD 4 Argon
Carbon dioxide
GMAW and MCAW Carbon, low alloy and stainless steels
BLUESHIELD 6 Argon
Carbon dioxide
GMAW , MCAW Steel Short circuit, spray and pulse
BLUESHIELD 7

Argon
Carbon dioxide

GMAW , MCAW, FCAW Steel Short circuit and spray
BLUESHIELD 8

Argon
Carbon dioxide

GMAW , MCAW, FCAW Steel, and stainless steel with FCAW Short circuit, and globular
BLUESHIELD 9

Helium
Argon
Carbon dioxide

GMAW  Stainless steel Short circuit
BLUESHIELD 11

Argon
Hydrogen

GTAW Stainless steel (300 series only)
BLUESHIELD 12

Argon
Hydrogen

GTAW (Automatic) Stainless steel (300 series only), nickel
BLUESHIELD 14 Argon Plasma arc cutting (PAC) Stainless steel, aluminum and other non-ferrous metals
BLUESHIELD 15 N2H2 GMAW  and GTAW, PAC Stainless steel (300 series only) Back purging or trailing gas
BLUESHIELD 23

Argon
Carbon dioxide
Oxygen

GMAW  and MCAW Steel Short circuit, spray and pulse

NOTE: All of the above bold applications are preferred choices. Applications other than those mentioned are possible. Contact your Air Liquide representative to discuss your application

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Equipment

We invite you to visit our page dedicated to welding and safety products and equipment. There, you will find all the abrasives, filler metals, safety products and welding accessories you need to get the job done. You can also consult our online catalogue.

Brands

Discover our full line of BLUESHIELD™ products, our innovative ALTOP™ and SMARTOP™ cylinder caps as well as our ARCAL™ line of shielding gases.

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