Compressed Air Gas Treatment

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

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...

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...

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

Sizing a Chiller for Your Application - What You Need to Know

When sizing chillers for an application, it is necessary to ensure the unit adequately sized to handle maximum process loads in worst-case site conditions. However, customers may fail to plan...
On October 25, 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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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