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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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Nearly all existing compressed air systems can be improved, even if they were audited a few years ago, because of new technology and system dynamics.
Leakage & Filtration--Total air demand can be reduced by replacing worn, leaking hoses and shutting down unneeded compressed air applications.
This technology exploiting both PSA (Pressure Swing Adsorption) and TSA (Temperature Swing Adsorption) brings together an effective and economical solution to meet the needs of the compressed air user.
Reduce usage: Compressed air is often misused because everyone assumes it is free.
Then he saw an article in a magazine about a new type of Balston compressed air dryer based on membrane separation from Parker Hannifin's Filtration and Separation Division in Tewksbury, MA.
Better yet, replace timer drains with zero-loss drains to stop wasting compressed air.
HAMILTON, Bermuda -- Ingersoll-Rand Company Limited (NYSE:IR), a diversified industrial company, today announced that it has purchased the assets of privately owned ZEKS Compressed Air Solutions, a leading North American provider of compressed air treatment equipment.
Invitation to tender: Renovation and extension, electrical systems compressed air system, incl.
Myth: It is safe to clean dirt and debris from a work area using compressed air.
The British Compressed Air Society will be launching its new website and 2016 technical guide as an information source for manufacturers, distributors and end users of compressed air from its stand AF350.
The Food and Beverage Grade Compressed Air Best Practice Guideline 102 is available from the British Compressed Air Society and contributing members such as Beko Technologies.