Compressed Air Quality and ISO 8573-1 Purity Classes

Airborne particles surround us everywhere.   In a general work environment, nearly four million particles per cubic foot is floating around us at any given time.  When a compressor compresses this air, the concentration increases substantially. … More

Air Quality Classes – Understanding ISO 8573-1:2010

ISO 8573-1:2010 is the international standard for Air Quality Classes. It lays the ground rules for acceptable levels of pollutants, particulate, moisture, and oil in a compressed air source. Specification Example: ISO 8573-1:2010 [2:2:1] This… More

Compressed Air Quality

In a recent conversation with an end user, we scratched the surface on compressed air quality.  In this case, the customer wanted to maintain their Super Air Knives as well as possible through preventative maintenance,… More

Compressed Air Quality

Much focus has been given to conserving compressed air. Rightfully so, because it is not free and it is an important, dynamic utility within many manufacturing facilities.  The cleanliness of that compressed air is equally as important. The performance,… More