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Oil Rig Platform

Helium (He)

What is Helium (He)  ?  

Helium is a colourless,  non-toxic, inert, monatomic gas,

Helium (He) uses 

Helium (He) is a very unreactive, Liquid helium is used in MRI Machine for cooling the The Superconductors and to provide an inert protective atmosphere for making fibre optics and semiconductors, and for arc welding. Helium is also used to detect leaks, such as in car air-conditioning systems, and because it diffuses quickly it is used to inflate car airbags after impact.

Is Helium (He) Dangerous ?  

Helium is non toxic and inert but as an inert gas it will displace the Oxygen in the room rapidly if it leaks . Thus it is advisable to use Oxygen Deficency monitors when using Helium