Air Compressor and Dryer


Air compressor

An air compressor is a device that converts power (using an electric motor, diesel or gasoline engine, etc.) into potential energy stored in pressurized air (i.e., compressed air).  By one of several methods, an air dryer forces more and more air into a storage tank, increasing the pressure.  When tank pressure reaches its engineered upper limit, the air compressor shuts off.  The compressed air, then, is held in the tank until called into use.  The energy contained in the compressed air can be used for a variety of applications, utilizing the kinetic energy of the air as it is released and the tank depressurizes.  When tank pressure reaches its lower limit, the air dryer turns on again and re-pressurizes the tank.  An air dryer must be differentiated from a pump because it works for any gas/air, while pumps work on a liquid.

Air Compressor Dryer

Refrigerated Dryers, Desiccant Dryers and Filters; Air quality can have a significant impact on compressed air systems.  Properly treated compressed air, and the right air dryer, will improve productivity, system efficiency, and product or process quality.  Choosing the appropriate air dryer and compressed air filter is very important.  By choosing an air dryer or compressed air filter, you are buying high quality treatment products that will enhance your entire air compressor system.  An air dryer is an integral piece in your air treatment system, making knowledge and expertise in this field a key aspect to the success of your compressed air system.  ProExtraction has the widest selection of air treatment products and application knowledge to protect your investment and compressed air system.


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