• Air Compressor
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    How Air Compressor System Works

        There are several uses for compressed air in a plant. Many valves and instruments are pneumatic. Maintenance and construction tools often require compressed air as a power source. Air is required in some processes. It is used for decoking furnaces and for regenerating some catalysts and desiccants. Figure 1 shows a typical compressed air system with two air compressors. Each compressor has inlet air filters and silencers and outlet air coolers. There is an air receiver where some moisture is removed. The receiver acts as a surge drum in the system to maintain system pressure during short outages. see our Compressor Books section Downstream of the air receiver, the system splits into…