Create show-stopping balloons by filling them with helium to make them float.

We sell disposable helium canisters in 2 sizes. Use the handy chart below to work out how much you will need.

The small tank contains 8.9 cubic feet. You can buy that here.
The large tank contains 14.9 cubic feet. You can buy that here.

balloon type
minimum weight needed (g)
helium capacity (cubic feet)
float time

11" (28cm) Standard latex

15

0.55

18-24 hours

11" Chrome latex

15

0.55

22-26 hours

11" latex heart

8

0.3

6 hours

11" (28cm) Confetti-Filled latex

15

0.55

6 hours

17" latex

40

1.8

30 Hours

18" latex

65

1.68

36 hours

19" latex

65

2.05

36 hours

24" latex

135

4

18 - 24 hrs

36" inflated to 30"

276

8

3 - 4 Days

36" inflated to 34"

510

15

3 - 5 Days

 

 

 

 

26" foil number

 

1.5

3 - 5 Days

40" foil number

 

2.6

3 - 5 Days

 

 

 

 

14"  jelly heart

 

0.25

30 Days

25"  jelly heart

 

0.9

30 Days

 

 

 

 

Orbz

35

1.14

21 days +

Fun Foil Shapes (sizes vary)

35

1.5 - 3

5 - 7 days +

 

The float times and gas capacities listed here are all approximate.
Actual results will vary depending on temperature and atmospheric conditions.