Compressed Air & Gas Treatment

Differential Pressure Gauges on Filters - How and When to Take Accurate Readings

Your filter has a differential pressure gauge or a pop-up indicator on the top of it. Great, but what is it telling you? Here are a few helpful hints to understand how these indicators work, what...
On August 15, 2017

The Importance of Maintaining CO2 Gas Quality in Bottling Applications | Case Study

  Snap open a bottle of soda or beer and you will see, hear and feel the familiar fizz and bubbles. These sensations are the result of carbon dioxide (CO2), a colorless, odorless, non-combustible gas....
On May 30, 2017

Portable Rental Air Dryer for Short-Term Compressed Air Requirements

Compressed air is a major source of energy used in a wide variety of applications across many industries. A plant compressed air system can be costly to operate. Optimizing productivity while reducing...
On April 27, 2017

Certified Natural Gas Vehicle and Fueling System Products

As we move into the future, the need for transportation is merging with society’s concerns about pollution, climate change, depletion of natural resources and the long-term sustainability of our...
On April 21, 2017

Seven Myths About Oil-Free Compressors

Due to the sheer amount of different options available, specifying the right replacement or new industrial compressor can become a daunting task. The promise of reduced costs can make...
On March 21, 2017

Save on Operating Costs with Cycling Compressed Air Dryers

Refrigerated air dryers are used in many industrial plants as a cost-effective method of removing water vapor from compressed air used to power tools and pneumatic machinery. However, different types...
On December 17, 2016

Does Purity of Nitrogen Purge Affect the Dissolved Oxygen Pickup of Wine?

Winemakers go to great lengths to minimize the Dissolved Oxygen (DO) pickup of their wine. Oxygen in wine can cause discoloration and impact taste and aroma. According to Wines and Vines exposure to...
On December 13, 2016

How Refrigeration Dryers Improve Energy and Efficiency While Reducing Costs | Case Study

The Duisburg Base of thyssenkrupp Steel Europe is truly vast. The plant covers nine square kilometres, has 440km of road networks and a working population of 28,000 people and it incorporates...
On July 14, 2016

10 Contaminants Affecting Your Compressed Air System – Part Two

Every once in awhile something can go wrong with your production process. Understanding why is essential to get the business back up and running. Part one focused on the sources of contamination and...
On June 9, 2016

10 Contaminants Affecting Your Compressed Air System - Part One

You probably already know your compressed air supply is vital to the production process, if it comes into direct contact with your product or automates a process, a reliable supply is essential. But ...
On May 20, 2016

Expansion of Biogas Solutions for Siloxane and VOC Removal

With nearly 150 facilities worldwide, PpTek Ltd., located in Yapton, West Sussex, UK, and Parker are leaders in the field of regenerative siloxane and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) removal. Parker...
On February 2, 2016

Volatile Methyl Siloxanes (VMS) Removal for Landfill and Sewage Gas Applications

Recent years have seen a marked increase in the use of siloxane-containing products, a substantial amount passing through to waste products both in sewage and landfill sites. As the gas produced from...
On January 15, 2016

8 FAQs on Drying Electrical Cabinets with an Air Dryer

In many wet processing industries such as pulp and paper, metal manufacturing, and food processing, Nema 4x (stainless steel water-tight) cabinets are needed to keep the sensitive electronics inside...
On June 29, 2015

Air Preparation for High-Precision Manufacturing

Today's global manufacturing environment is uncompromising. To remain at the forefront, suppliers must meet a multitude of demands - shortest lead time, highest accuracy, zero rejects,...
On June 26, 2015

Separating Compressor Oil from Helium

Compression of helium by an oil-sealed rotary screw compressor releases as much as 4,000 parts per million by weight (ppm) of liquid and vapor oil impurities into the helium gas. Any helium gas used...
On June 20, 2015

Why Use Clean, Dry Compressed Air?

Compressed air is used in a wide range of industrial applications. Proper compressed air treatment is necessary to protect equipment and avoid production downtime and maintenance. In almost...
On June 18, 2015

How to Prevent Dust Build-Up Inside Electrical Cabinets

Electrical cabinets and enclosures are often located in high-dust areas such as food processing plants and mines where powdered substances like coal dust, whey or flour are produced. Problems arise...
On June 11, 2015

What You Need to Know About Coalescing Filtration

Coalescing filtration removes liquid and particulate contaminants from compressed air and other compressed gases, providing protection for critical equipment and components. Liquid contaminants...
On May 5, 2015

Best Way to Dry Compressed Air in Hazardous Areas

Many instruments and controls operating in hazardous industrial environments require instrument grade compressed air to ensure effective operation. Without clean, dry air, quality control and process...
On December 3, 2014

Important Reasons to Filter Culinary Steam

Culinary steam is frequently used in food-processing operations.  It is directly injected into the food product stream to control temperature and consistency of the food product. Jets of culinary...
On October 8, 2014