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eacamacho Feb 8, 2011 12:29 PM

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

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  1. fmed RE: eacamacho Feb 8, 2011 05:17 PM

    Air Liquide in Burnaby or Richmond.

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      jcolvin RE: fmed Feb 8, 2011 10:27 PM

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

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      Earlhealy RE: eacamacho Apr 11, 2011 09:11 PM

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

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        jcolvin RE: Earlhealy Apr 12, 2011 08:04 PM

        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 :)

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          betterthanbourdain RE: Earlhealy Apr 17, 2011 01:44 PM

          you don't need a permit.

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            paulista1950 RE: Earlhealy Apr 18, 2011 03:47 AM

            Why would want to use liquid nitrogen in a restaurant?

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              farman RE: paulista1950 Apr 25, 2011 09:53 PM

              Liquid nitrogen is sometimes used for ice cream...

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                jcolvin RE: paulista1950 Apr 26, 2011 01:21 AM

                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...

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                  paulista1950 RE: paulista1950 Apr 26, 2011 05:39 AM

                  Tks for the replies

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