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Stargon®  Gases for Welding

Praxair’s Stargon™ blends are a family of argon-based gas blends with additions of some level of carbon dioxide, oxygen and helium to enhance arc performance during welding – resulting in high-quality welds. Each Stargon blend has been developed to meet the demands of your specific MIG/MAG (GMAW) process while improving productivity and lowering your cost per foot of weld.


Praxair welding gas Stargon AL

StargonAL for Aluminum

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Praxair Stargon SS

StargonSS for Stainless Steel

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Praxair Stargon CS

Stargon CS for Mild Steel

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Praxair Stargon VS

StargonVS for Mild Steel

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What people say about Praxair’s Stargon blends:

  • Reduces spatter and fume
  • Eliminates residual slag
  • Decreases over-welding and increases travel speeds compared to other commonly used blends
  • Increases welder productivity
  • Produces good weld metal bead shape
  • Offers excellent weld mechanical properties

Who benefits from Stargon blends?

Manufacturers who join varying thicknesses of carbon, low alloy, or stainless steels using the MIG/MAG process:

  • Steel structures
  • Automotive OEM and repair
  • Poles, rebar and frames
  • Motorcycles
  • Shipbuilding
  • Farm equipment
  • Pressure vessels
  • Transformers
  • Trailers, lawn mowers and garden equipment
  • Air conditioners
  • Office furniture
  • Steel girders and beams
  • Sheet metal products