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.
See which BLUESHIELD™ gas best suits your needs in the following table:
GMAW and GTAW Aluminum, stainless steel and carbon steel with GTAW only, copper, bronze.
GMAW and GTAW Steel, and stainless steel with GTAW only, aluminum, copper, nickel,
Short circuit, spray and pulse
GMAW and GTAW Aluminum, copper, nickel, magnesium,titanium
Short circuit and spray and pulse
GMAW and GTAW Aluminum, copper,nickel, magnesium, titanium Short circuit and spray
GMAW and MCAW Carbon, low alloy and stainless steels
GMAW , MCAW Steel Short circuit, spray and pulse
Argon Carbon dioxide
GMAW , MCAW, FCAW Steel Short circuit and spray
Argon Carbon dioxide
GMAW , MCAW, FCAW Steel, and stainless steel with FCAW Short circuit, and globular
GMAW Stainless steel Short circuit
GTAW Stainless steel (300 series only)
GTAW (Automatic) Stainless steel (300 series only), nickel
Plasma arc cutting (PAC) Stainless steel, aluminum and other non-ferrous metals
GMAW and GTAW, PAC Stainless steel (300 series only) Back purging or trailing gas
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