Untreated compressed air always contains contaminants because of the nature of the gas and how it is produced. The need for air treatment basically results from 3 characteristics of compressed air.
Added by the compressor installation through oil lubricated compressors (oil), adsorption dryers and activated carbon filters (dirt), piping network and vessels (pipescale).
Trash in, trash out: oil vapors from car exhausts and industrial processes, atmospheric dirt and micro-organisms get sucked in by the compressor. As with water, their concentration – and thus importance – increases significantly after compression.
Our breathing air dryers are compact and easy to connect design make the BA S/HE dryers, a perfect solution for your breathing air needs. Reed more..
The purity levels in each of these applications varies and every product range has to be tested to determine its' purity levels and performance resulting in documented purity certificates.