Compressed Air & Gas Treatment

Is Your Compressed Air Purity Validated?

Is your manufacturing plant's compressed air purity validated? Perhaps the methods you are employing to check the purity or quality of the air in your facility are only indicative? Is there...
On January 16, 2020

Six Points to Consider When Applying ISO8573-1 in a Manufacturing Facility

ISO (International Standards Organization) is the world’s largest developer and publisher of international standards. There are three ISO standards that relate to compressed air quality and testing...
On January 7, 2020

Compressed Air Networks Are Under Pressure to be Connected

Representing up to 40% of the electricity consumed by a company, compressed air is a fluid with many challenges. Poor management of this fluid and/or the design of its distribution network results...
On June 18, 2019

Air Preparation for High-Precision Manufacturing

Today's global industrial, industrial and electronics manufacturing environment is uncompromising. To remain at the forefront, suppliers must meet a multitude of demands - shortest lead time, highest...
On June 6, 2019

Why Should I Change My Compressed Air Filter Element?

Often nicknamed manufacturing’s fourth utility alongside electricity, gas and water, compressed air is used in over 90% of the world’s manufacturing facilities. As with the other utilities, it is a...
On May 28, 2019

Avoid Environmental Effects with Qualicoat Certified Air Piping

Piping systems are required to be painted for two reasons, to comply with the ASME 13.1 standard and to provide extra protection against environmental factors.   Explanation of the standard  The ASME...
On February 28, 2019

How Oil Vapour in Ambient Air Affects Compressed Air Quality

Many companies, including those in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, manufacturing and electronics industries, recognize the negative effects on quality created by oil contact with...
On November 13, 2018

Keep Employees Safe with Engineered Breathing Air Systems

In many applications across a multitude of industries like mining, hazmat and pharmaceuticals, employers must supply breathing air systems when necessary to keep employees safe. A variety of hazardous...
On June 20, 2018

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

  Snap open a bottle of 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. While...
On May 28, 2018

How to Distinguish a Process Water Cooler from a Chiller

There are numerous manufacturers in the water cooler market. Water coolers are also called chillers but it is important to draw a clear distinction between process water coolers and chillers...
On May 15, 2018

Why Are Coalescing Filters Installed in Pairs?

In an industrial manufacturing plant, coalescing filters are probably the most important piece of purification equipment found in a compressed air system. They treat six of the ten main contaminants...
On April 26, 2018

Why You Need a Maintenance Plan for Manufacturing Equipment

In a manufacturing facility, it is essential that equipment runs at optimum performance, not only to maintain production but also ensure staff safety and product quality. In many cases, when equipment...
On January 8, 2018

Most Popular Filtration Technology Blogs of 2017

2017 saw economic growth accelerate and the indicators suggest that trend will continue. This puts productivity initiatives high on the list of manufacturers, keen on taking full advantage of...
On January 4, 2018

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