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Compressed air purification equipment is essential to provide high quality clean, dry air and to eliminate the problems and costs associated with contamination in compressed air systems. Contaminants in a compressed air system can generally be attributed to the following:

  • The quality of the atmospheric air drawn into the compressor
  • The type and operation of the air compressor
  • Compressed air storage devices and distribution systems

 

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By guaranteeing air quality whilst ensuring that energy consumption is kept to a minimum, Industrial Air Power compressed air treatment products can reduce the total cost of ownership and help improve profitability through improved manufacturing efficiencies and plant equipment reliability.

A number of key benefits can be derived from correctly specified compressed air treatment equipment:-

  • 100% Uptime, continued peace of mind is guaranteed
  • Guaranteed quality compressed air
  • Lower energy consumption and costs
  • Reduced operational costs
  • Improved product quality, productivity and profitability
  • Performance guarantee can be extended with recommended maintenance
  • Oil-free air can be produced from an oil-lubricated compressor at a fraction of the cost of a new compressor
  • Continued protection of downstream compressed air treatment equipment, personnel and processes

Meeting ISO 8573.1:2010 improves productivity and profitability.

In 1991, the International Standards Organisation (ISO) introduced ISO 8573-1, a compressed air quality standard using purity classifications that permit the compressed air user to define the maximum allowable amount of contamination per cubic metre of compressed air.

Comprising of nine parts, ISO 8573 series not only provides air quality classifications for the main contaminants, but also the equipment and methods required to carry out accurate testing.

Now that ISO 8573-1:2010 is at its third revision, industry is becoming increasingly aware of the changes implicit in this current air quality standard. Although not law, this ISO standard forms the basis for best practice and the source of regulations that ensure companies can remain an internationally acceptable part of the global trading world.

The good news for manufacturers is that the new standard can be met through a carefully managed compressed air audit and, where appropriate, revision of existing factory equipment.

Indeed, companies can achieve the degree of air purity (air quality) specified by ISO 8573-1:2010 and ensure compliance by improving system design and operation, as well as by adopting a careful approach to the maintenance and monitoring of the compressed air treatment systems. The use of intelligent energy and quality monitoring devices to maximize the efficiency of existing processes will also assist.

We stock a range of dryers and filters at our Bridgend and Plymouth branches including the following:-

  • Coalescing Filters
  • Water Separators
  • Adsorption (Desiccant) Dryers
  • Refrigerated Dryers
  • Adsorption (Activated Carbon) Filters
  • Dust Removal Filters
  • Micro-biological (Sterile) Filters    

Breathing Air Purification devices to ensure compliance.

Many requirements exist, ranging from the life threatening environments of fire fighting, hazardous shot blasting and paint spraying operations, to critical medical and hospital air requirements.

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In 1991, the International Standards Organisation (ISO) introduced ISO 8573-1, a compressed air quality standard using purity classifications that permit the compressed air user to define the maximum allowable amount of contamination per cubic metre of compressed air.

Comprising of nine parts, ISO 8573 series not only provides air quality classifications for the main contaminants, but also the equipment and methods required to carry out accurate testing.

Now that ISO 8573-1:2010 is at its third revision, industry is becoming increasingly aware of the changes implicit in this current air quality standard. Although not law, this ISO standard forms the basis for best practice and the source of regulations that ensure companies can remain an internationally acceptable part of the global trading world.

Whatever the application, the quality of the compressed air used for breathing air applications is detailed in International Breathing Air Standards. The applicable standard will not only detail the maximum allowable levels of contaminants but also give an indication of the selection criteria for protection devices.

Industrial Air Power can help with the selection of the most appropriate technology and can monitor the air quality or install a suitable purification device to ensure compliance with the standard.

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