Gases in Cylinders

Great variety in small quantities

Cylinders or bundles are suitable for supplying smaller quantities, particularly for cutting and welding applications. The following gases are available in cylinders:

  • Oxygen (2.5, 3.0 and 3.5)
  • Nitrogen
  • Synthetic air
  • Megalas – process gases for lasers

Fuel gases

  • Acetylene
  • Butane
  • Natural gas
  • MAPP
  • Propane
  • Propellant in accordance with DIN 51622
  • Hydrogen

Inert welding gases

  • Ferroline - inert welding gas for carbon and low alloy steel
  • Inoxline - inert welding gas for low alloy steel
  • Aluline - inert welding gas foraluminum and nonferrous metals
  • Forming gas (inflammable)
  • Forming gas (non-flammable)

Specialty gases

Many processes in research and industry require gases with very low and defined residual impurities. Whether it be for laser applications or for quality and environmental analysis, Elme Messer Gaas will supply you with the right product in the required quality and with the optimum supply method for every application. Elme Messer Gaas supplies a wide range of speciality gases, from 0.2 litres cylinders (disposable) to 300-bar cylinder bundles.

Liquid helium

Liquid helium in dewars or containers.

High purity gases

  • Argon up to 6.0
  • Helium up to 6.0
  • Carbon dioxide up to 5.5
  • Oxygen up to 5.5
  • Nitrogen up to 6.0
  • Hydrogen up to 6.0

Noble gases

  • Neon
  • Krypton
  • Xenon

Standard mixtures   

  • Synthetic air
  • Helium/hydrogen
  • Argon/methane
  • Laser mixtures
  • Banana ripening gas
  • Extinguishing gases, etc.

Individual mixtures

Elme Messer Gaas will also gladly prepare gas mixtures in accordance with your individual specifications. Such custom-made mixtures are mainly used as test and calibration gases for analytical purposes. These may consist of a large number of possible components and range from percentage to ppb levels. We also offer the option of an accredited certificate.


  • Hydrocarbons
  • Acetylene
  • Butane
  • Ethylene
  • Methane
  • Propane
  • Propylene, etc.

Inorganic gases

  • Ammonia
  • Chlorine
  • Hydrogen chloride
  • Nitrogen oxide
  • Sulphur dioxide
  • Sulphur hexafluoride
  • Hydrogen sulphide

Laboratory gases

Elme Messer Gaas supplies small volumes of laboratory gases, including both pure gases and mixtures, in pressure cans. Our portfolio also includes the appropriate withdrawal systems and gas repurification systems.

Gases for the electronics industry

Inorganic gases and gas mixtures of high purity for the semiconductors' production industry.

Gases for the food industry

Longer-lasting quality, visual appeal, sparkling freshness – gases perform a variety of tasks in the food industry. The primary purpose of these applications is to preserve a product’s existing quality. This means that gases are often used at the production stage. Typical applications include freezing and packing, cooling during mixing processes and carbonation of beverages.

Gourmet is the name under which Messer supplies pure gases and gas mixtures for the food industry. These gases satisfy the highest quality standards and meet all the European legal provisions on food.

For further information about selected products please check our product data sheets:

  • Gourmet C - Carbon dioxide
  • Gourmet N - Nitrogen
  • Gourmet O - Oxygen
  • Gourmet Ar - Argon
  • Gourmet  N80
    80% Nitrogen
    20% Carbon dioxide
  • Gourmet  N70
    70% Nitrogen
    30% Carbon dioxide
  • Gourmet  O70
    70% Oxygen
    30% Carbon dioxide
  • Gourmet  N50
    50% Nitrogen
    50% Carbon dioxide

Medical gases

Elme Messer Gaas supplies medical gases, which are produced and marketed in accordance with the GMP standards and pharmacovigilance. Our product portfolio for the medical sector is extremely diversified and does not just include gases. From consulting to gas delivery, right through to planning, assembly and maintenance of supply systems, Elme Messer Gaas offers a complete service package from a single source.

Medical gases are supplied for both outpatient and home-based care:

  •     Medical oxygen, liquid and gaseous
  •     Nitrous oxide Medical
  •     Air Medical
  •     Nitrogen, liquid
  •     Carbon dioxide, liquid and gaseous
  •     Helium
  •     Special medical gas mixtures and gases used in the treatment of lung diseases.

We offer other technologies and equipment or home care, such as oxygen concentrators.




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