Compressed air


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compressed air

n.
Air under greater than atmospheric pressure, especially when used to power a mechanical device or to provide a portable supply of oxygen.

Compressed air

Air that is held under pressure in a tank to be breathed underwater by divers. A tank of compressed air is part of a diver's scuba (self-contained underwater breathing apparatus) gear.
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Available in 28 different varieties, the low maintenance, long lasting PO Series from BOGE is an important development in the compressed air market, delivering a big performance from a compact unit.
The considerable experience of "Hertz Kompressoren" in the UK market has helped to give the company an unrivalled reputation among UK providers of compressed air products.
Nass Commercial is reputed for providing customers with efficient compressed air solutions that are specially tailored to suit their exact needs with Kaeser's comprehensive range of products,' he added.
And storing compressed air requires "fuel" tanks that are stronger than steel to contain the thousands of pounds per square inch necessary.
It is always difficult to plan a ship's future requirements for compressed air.
Use of compressed air for actuators, cylinders, and slides often consumes a very low volume of air because these are "closed" applications where very little air is discharged to atmosphere--i.
Of course this clean, efficient and brilliant idea is going to get nowhere unless there is a ready supply of compressed air at regular intervals along our motorways.
Livermore it will likely be about a month before department members are fully trained in when, where and how to use the compressed air foam the Engine 2 is capable of delivering.
Each pump was delivering 3 SCFM of compressed air into the water.
This compressed air must be moisture-free to ensure maximum vibration as any moisture presence would dampen the vibration output.
Designed with oversized compressed air cannons and reservoirs that permit high volumes of compressed air bursts to clean the filter cartridges at frequent intervals
A better way to clean the air filter is with compressed air.