Can helium be used with latex balloons?

Answer Helium is routinely used in latex balloons to make them float. The length of time a helium balloon stays airborne depends on the size of the balloon. An 11-inch latex balloon floats for 18 to 24 ho... Read More »

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Do helium balloons or air-filled balloons last longer?

Air-filled balloons last longer than helium balloons. The average lifespan of a helium balloon is eight to twelve hours (the larger the balloon, the longer it lasts). A special treatment called HI-... Read More »

How much are helium balloons?

Helium balloons come in two different types, latex and mylar. They can area also sold in different sizes and shapes. The price of the helium balloons depends on the location and number of balloon... Read More »

How much helium do I need for 50 balloons?

The amount of helium you need to fill 50 balloons depends on the size of the balloons. If you have 14-in. balloons, you need 60 cubic ft. of helium; 16-in. balloons require 90 cubic ft. of helium, ... Read More »

Who invented helium balloons?

Norman Lockyer discovered helium in 1868. Latex balloons were developed by Neil Tillotson during the great depression. Together with Latex and Mylar for balloons to stretch, the helium balloon was ... Read More »