What do the cylinder colors stand for?

Linde uses an variety of colored cylinders to help distinguish the different gases within each. Below is a color chart that shows the different cylinder colors for: 

  • Acetylene
  • Industrial Air
  • Breathing Air
  • Argon
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • FG-2
  • Helium HeliStar Blend
  • Hydrogen HydroStar Blend
  • LaserStar Gases and Blends
  • Nitrogen
  • Oxygen
  • Propane
  • Propylene
  • StarFlame C Cutting Fuel
  • StarGold Stargon
Please note that this is a representation only of the colors used for a majority of the cylinders we distribute. The cylinder label is always the proper way to determine what is in a cylinder.
cylinder color