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Why do you need to filter compressed air?

Compressed air is always contaminated

Contaminants

• Liquid oil - oil aerosols - oil vapor

• Dirt - microorganisms - pipescale

• Trace gases: carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrous oxide

How are the contaminants formed?

Added by the compressor installation through oil-lubricated compressors (oil), adsorption dryers and activated carbon filters (dirt), piping network, and vessels (pipescale)

Trash in, trash out: oil vapors from car exhausts and industrial processes, atmospheric dirt, and microorganisms get sucked in by the compressor. As with water, their concentration – and thus importance – increases significantly after compression.

What problems can the contaminants cause?

• Damaged production equipment, leading to inefficiencies and increased costs

• Air pollution, creating unhealthy work environments

• Pollution of the condensate

The Ash Air solution

• Coalescing filters for oil aerosols/particles

• Oil vapor filters

• Dust filters

• Oil-water separators

Air Line Filters

Ash Air offers you a comprehensive line-up of innovative filter solutions to meet your specific needs. Our filtration solutions are engineered to provide the best air quality. For general applications, we provide oil coalescing, particulate and oil vapour filters in a wide range of flows and pressures.

AIRnet Piping Systems

We offer AIRnet Piping Solutions!

AIRnet is a fast, easy and reliable piping system, designed for compressed air, vacuum, and other inert gas applications from the source to the point of use with the lowest total cost of ownership.


Who we are and how Ash Air can help your business!

Ash Air has been around in New Zealand since 1979, and we’ve grown into a nationwide company with international support and a reputation for quality and reliability.We look after all things compressed air for your business!

Ash Air's range of Chicago Pneumatic, Alup, Pneumatech, and Quincy compressors are used extensively around the world in industries ranging from oil and gas to food, automotive and farming, and we bring you these world class compressors here in the land of the long white cloud.Our technicians are compressed air equipment experts and are dedicated to addressing customer needs. Supported by a 13 locations nationwide, Ash Air offers one of the widest selections of compressed air equipment and parts available today in New Zealand.

Reliability and Efficiency

With Ash Air compressors, you can count on reliability and high performance for even the most demanding applications. We focus our efforts on the following:


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