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Q: How does Argon displace oxygen- and moisture-containing air?
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Would air or argon have a higher density?

Argon has a higher density than air and is used in welding applications to displace air (oxygen) from the weld.


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Argon is a highly unreactive element. It can be used to displace air or oxygen in canned goods to prevent oxydation. Please see the link.


What is the uses of argon?

Argon is an inert gas and can be used in organic synthesis laboratories to displace oxygen. It is useful for this because it is heavier than air and will sit on the surface of a solution preventing contact with atmospheric oxygen.


Can freon displace oxygen in the air?

Yes. All gasses take up space and can therefore displace oxygen.


Can you breathe argon?

It's totally chemically neutral, being an inert gas; but breathing it is dangerous because it will displace the oxygen in the air. You can suffocate without realizing it, just like with helium.


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Argon, Carbon Dioxide, Nitrogen, oxygen, hydrogen


What are the health hazards of argon?

Argon is an inert gas. It is non-toxic and can only present a problem if it displaces air (or the oxygen in air). This may lead to suffocation. As long as there is "enough" oxygen in the air you breathe, any argon you breathe won't affect you.


What does argon have in common with air oxygen and nitrogen?

Argon, oxygen and nitrogen are three elemental gases that are components of air, which is a mixture of these and other gases. They are all colourless, and non-metals.


What 3 gases make air?

Oxygen, Nitrogen and Argon comprise 99% of the air.


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