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How Ambient Oil Vapour Affects Downstream Compressed Air Quality

What to Consider When Looking for Technically Oil-Free Compressed Air.

Compressed air is vital to any manufacturing process. Oil contamination can have devastating financial and commercial effects on a company — from equipment downtime to product rejections and consumer safety concerns. An often overlooked source of oil in compressed air — ambient air — is frequently misunderstood, underestimated or ignored.

In this white paper, you'll learn:

  • Oil vapour testing levels in ambient air and testing methods used.
  • The effects of compressing air on oil concentration levels.
  • Recommendations on how to achieve technically oil-free compressed air in accordance with ISO8573-1 Class 0 or Class 1 for Total Oil.
  • Compliance and other gaseous contaminants of concern.

Oil-Vapour in Compressed Air

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