Compressed Air & Gas Treatment
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Filtration Techniques for Contaminant-Free Samples
Several filtration techniques are used in the downstream sector of the oil and gas industry to ensure that samples are free of impurities for on-line process analyzers. These techniques...
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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...
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Choosing the Right Compressed Air Dryer for Your Application
The four main types of compressed air dryers are refrigerated, chemical, desiccant, and membrane. It is important to understand how each drying technology works to learn which is best for...
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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...
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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...
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Can Pressure Reduction Be Used to Dry Compressed Air?
Pressure reduction combined with filtration can be used to remove condensed liquids from saturated compressed air. To reduce pressure in an application, components such as pressure regulators, vortex...
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Technologies for Drying Compressed Air: Aftercoolers and Coalescing Filters
Several technologies are available to remove condensed water and water vapor from a compressed air distribution system including aftercoolers, coalescing filters, air dryers, pressure reduction, water...
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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...
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Six Good Reasons to Dry Biogas to a Low Dewpoint Before Combustion in a CHP Engine
Biogas is renewable energy stored in organic materials, such as plant matter and animal waste, known as biomass. Sources of biomass fuel include agricultural residue, food waste, sewage, energy crops,...
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Facts You Need to Know About Drying Compressed Air
As a user of compressed air, at some point you are likely to see water appearing in your air distribution system. This can be a nuisance or a serious issue, depending on your application. Should you...
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The Importance of Using an Air Receiver Tank in a Compressed Air System
An air receiver tank is an integral and important part of any compressed air system. Typically a receiver tank is sized at 2 gal/scfm and increased to 4-10 gal/scfm of flow if there are big demand...
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