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
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
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,
On June 6, 2019
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
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
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
On May 28, 2018
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
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
On April 26, 2018
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
On January 8, 2018
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
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
On April 27, 2017
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
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
On December 17, 2016
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
On December 13, 2016
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
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)
On February 2, 2016
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
On January 15, 2016
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
On June 29, 2015
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
On June 20, 2015
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