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Feb 8, 2011 12:29 PM

liquid nitrogen

does anyone know a place that will rent a dewar and sell the liquid nitrogen in vancouver?

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  1. Air Liquide in Burnaby or Richmond.

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    1. re: fmed

      as a former physics student, FUN FUN FUN!!! Resist the urge to toss a cup of it into a public swimming pool :)

    2. Does anyone know if you need a permit or anything to use liquid nitrogen in a restaurant?

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      1. re: Earlhealy

        Can't see why you would. It's nontoxic and nonflammable. Air is mostly nitrogen anyway, and you don't need a permit to mix air into your meringue :)

          1. re: Earlhealy

            Why would want to use liquid nitrogen in a restaurant?

            1. re: paulista1950

              Liquid nitrogen is sometimes used for ice cream...

              1. re: paulista1950

                There's got to be all sorts of funky / silly mol-gast things you can do with it. Make a frozen foam....bring out a salad with fog with smoke falling over the sides like something from Dr. Frankenstein's lab...flash-freeze then shatter stuff...