CT Cryogenics Liquid Nitrogen Containers

Our liquid nitrogen (LN2) containers provide our customers a long-term storage tank with low liquid nitrogen evaporation in a sturdy light-weight, economical unit. They come with a padded insulated cover which helps protect the tank from damage and reduces liquid nitrogen loss and a LN2 level measuring stick!

liquid nitrogen tankYou can buy liquid nitrogen tanks in several sizes to fit your specific needs. These tanks are manufactured to world class level of quality and will perform in the most demanding environments. We are the exclusive worldwide distributor of CT Cryogenics Liquid Nitrogen Storage Tanks and Dry Shippers. 

All tanks are sold with a 100% Unconditional Money Back Guarantee. If for any reason you are dissatisfied with it you can return within 7 days in original packaging for a full refund. You just pay return freight. Shipping is available in the United States and Canada.

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Liquid Nitrogen Tanks

Liquid Nitrogen Tank

Liquid nitrogen can be used for many different applications.  It is commonly used in cryogenics, and lab environments.  A lot of people even use it for personal use as a refrigerant.  A liquid nitrogen tank can be really handy for keeping anything frozen for a long period of time, or as a transport for liquid nitrogen in general.  You can also expect to see a liquid nitrogen tank in hospitals.  In fact, they often use many of them.  Liquid nitrogen is a cryopreservative of many human materials such as blood and semen.  Every hospital uses a liquid nitrogen tank to store their blood work, semen, eggs, and even donor body organs.  In fact, hospitals may be the largest consumer of liquid nitrogen tanks.

liquid nitrogen tankIn addition to a liquid nitrogen tank, you can also find liquid nitrogen vehicles and liquid nitrogen freezers.  A liquid nitrogen vehicle is simply a vehicle that runs on the combustion of liquid nitrogen.  As such, it is considered to be renewable energy source whereas fossil fuels are limited.  Liquid nitrogen vehicles may be a thing of the future.  You can also find liquid nitrogen freezers in hospitals too.  They generally serve the same purpose as a liquid nitrogen tank, but they are easier to retrieve contents from.  A liquid nitrogen tank may have locks on them that are difficult to open and close all the time, but they offer easier transport as most of them come equipped with wheels on them.  As mentioned, a liquid nitrogen freezer is also known as a lab freezer for keeping critical materials at a constant temperature.  Sometimes, in hospitals, you'll see a combination of liquid nitrogen freezer and liquid nitrogen tank.  You'll notice that people may store their materials in very small tanks that they can organize in a freezer. 

Liquid nitrogen tank safety is extremely important.  Liquid nitrogen is an atmospheric gas in liquidized form.  It is a cryogenic fluid that can cause almost instant freezing when it comes in contact with living tissue.  A liquid nitrogen tank keeps its materials well below the freezing point of water.  So, as you can imagine, contact with skin will cause instant frostbite.  Prolonged contact would probably result in the absolute certainty of amputation of the effected limb.  For that reason, liquid nitrogen is an extremely dangerous material that can be lethal.   My father has worked with liquid nitrogen containers for more then 15 years in the hospital in which he works.  He has seen some pretty bad cases where an intern was severally frostbitten when he touched a liquid nitrogen tank that had a leak.  Because of that, my father always checks the tanks before they go into the hospital for any potential damage.  He has found several that could have posed a problem before they were put in use. 

Liquid nitrogen by itself can be extremely cheap at 10-15 cents per liter.  A liquid nitrogen tank is not nearly as cheap depending on how it is built.  Your standard hospital liquid nitrogen tank can cost anywhere from $349 to $999 dollars.  So you can probably imagine how much larger ones cost.  They're usually made with materials capable of containing such frigid temperatures.  Bottom line is that a liquid nitrogen tank is not always cheap.  As such, it is a target for theft.  A lot of hospitals have had their tanks stolen by criminals and resold on the black market.

There are other interesting practical uses of liquid nitrogen also.  It is used in plumbing to freeze water pipes whenever a shutoff valve does not work.  This allows plumbers to stop the running water in pipes so that they can work on the affected area.  Of course, people can use a liquid nitrogen tank as a food container for very cold products such as ice cream.  In fact, a liquid nitrogen tank can be used to make ice cream.  Mixing liquid nitrogen with half and half milk, sugar, and other flavors can result in a delicious form of ice cream.  I've tried it, and I think it makes the best ice cream that I've ever had.


Your liquid nitrogen tank may be starting to go bad if:

  • The tank is over 10 years old as they lose their vacuum over time.
  • You have to fill it more often.
  • You notice an increase in the amount of liquid nitrogen needed to fill it.
  • You notice tank is sweating.
  • You see frost forming around the neck of the tank.
  • The vacuum plug is missing or it is loose.
  • The tank has a sharp ping or a dull thud to it when tapped.

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