Course Description

Learn about Carbon Dioxide, Nitrogen, Argon and Oxygen use in beverages. The course benefits individuals who use beverage gases to create products such as carbonated soft drinks, oxygenated water, argon systems in wine processing, nitrogen for headspace control and pressurization, ozone generation, and oxygen in brewing and wastewater processes. You will find information on: Applications, Properties, Purity Requirements, Hazards, Maintenance Recommendations, and Safety Precautions.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Beverage Gases: Argon, Nitrogen, and Oxygen

    • Welcome

    • The Basics and History

    • Fast Facts: Nitrogen and Argon

    • Fast Facts: Oxygen

    • Properties and Specification Requirements

    • Nonflammable Gas Hazards (Nitrogen and Argon)

    • Oxygen Hazards

    • Cryogenic Liquid Hazards

    • General Safety Precautions

    • Nitrogen Uses in the Beverage Industry

    • Markets and Applications

    • Minimum Equipment Maintenance Recommendations

  • 2

    Beverage Gas: Carbon Dioxide

    • Welcome to Carbon Dioxide!

    • History of Carbon Dioxide in Beverages

    • Key Facts

    • Physical States and Properties of Carbon Dioxide

    • Supply Chain and Storage

    • Carbon Dioxide Bottling Operations

    • CO2 Quality Guidelines

    • Applications and Functionality

    • Carbon Dioxide Safety

    • CO2 Equipment Maintenance Recommendations

    • Carbon Dioxide Vendor Checklist

    • Wrap Up

  • 3


    • Final Assessment

    • Survey

About the Instructor

Beverage Institute by ISBT®

International Society of Beverage Technologists

Every organization in the beverage industry needs to have trained personnel proficient in beverage fundamentals, industry best practices, technical standards and current technology. As the premier technical beverage industry society, ISBT is in the unique position to offer you the very best in professional development and training solutions. Beverage Institute by ISBT® is designed to provide an important resource for the global community of beverage professionals. The sessions, given by experienced beverage professionals, provide overviews as well as in-depth discussions on key topics in the art and science of beverage production.

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