Compressed Air Operations Manual: An Illustrated Guide to Selection, Installation, Applications, and Maintenance

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Compressed air systems are the third most important utility to industry and are commonly the most misunderstood. Written to appeal to operators, mechanics and junior engineers, this manual is designed to provide a solid understanding of common compression systems and operations techniques. Using this book, the users learn tips and techniques for: creating a baseline of system performance, determining the impact of different compressors and compressor control types for the job at hand, and learning basic approaches to general maintenance.

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Effectively Specify, Install, Maintain, Operate, and Improve Compressed Air Systems

This manual is essential reading for anyone requiring a concise working knowledge of compressed air systems, support equipment, and pneumatic applications. A must read for those responsible for specifying a new system, maintaining or improving an existing one, or using delivered air for a given application, Compressed Air Operations Manual delivers the background information necessary to make informed, dollar-smart decisions regarding compressed air requirements.

Extensively illustrated and easy to understand, Compressed Air Operations Manual covers such key topics as:

  • Compressed air applications
  • Compressor types
  • The conservation of energy as it applies to compressed air, compression systems, and compressed air dryers
  • Designing or specifying compression systems
  • Evaluating existing systems

The author includes two compressed air projects that provide valuable hands-on experience along with tips and techniques that can be applied to both new and existing systems.

The Content You Need to Fully Understand Compressed Air Systems:
Compressed Air History * Pneumatic Applications * Compressor Types * Compressed Air Sources * Compressed Air Dryers * Support Components * Pneumatic Controls * Electrical Controls * System Maintenance * Energy Management * System Models * Specifying a System * Air Audits

About the Author:

Brian S. Elliott is Vice President of Engineering and Manufacturing at Air-Options, Inc. With more than thirty years of experience, he is responsible for managing all engineering, manufacturing, field operations, and sales efforts within the company. Brian also oversees all product engineering specifications, R&D, prototyping, testing, and production design activities on all new products.

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