Compressed Air in everyday Life

While you relax and read this, do you see an electronic appliance around you? Wondering how could you relate to the current read? We got you! Compressed air is all around, in the electronic appliances you use right now.

Compressed air is a part of our everyday lives- not just for those who work in industries related to Air Compressors, but for almost all of us, in such unexpected ways which we would never possibly imagine.

Are you thinking about your next party, alongside friends and family? Compressed air comes into picture here- giving the liveliness to the party when you want to grab over a pint of beer. Aeration is an important process in brewing, which involves adding oxygen to the yeast during fermentation. Compressed air is used to power machinery during the clarifying process. To your surprise, we ourselves become Air Compressors when we blow up balloons for a party.

In your everyday meal:

Screw compressors are used in the sorting of rice, dal and pulses from the crop that gets starigh from the farm, in removing husk and waste from the grains.

In the making of clothes that you look pretty in:

Heavy duty air compressors are used in textile industry in almost all applications like Air jet weaving, Spinning ,Texturizing and dyeing nonwoven textiles.

Empowering Pharma industries: Process like capsuling and filling in pharma industries demand oil-free compressed air to eliminate the risk of product contamination. 

Enabling Dentists to Clean Your Teeth Properly Compressed air enables dentists to blow teeth dry as needed, delivering the right amount of air to help clean teeth. 

While having holiday at your favorite Amusement park: Amusement park rides use compressed air like to apply brakes on roller coasters or to attract children  by using animatronics for bringing the monkeys and giant dinosaurs to life!  

Supporting lives in Hospitals: In hospitals the oxygen tanks which are used to keep the patients alive contains Air Compressors to generate life-saving oxygen are assured by the safely driven by compressed air and the patient would not suffer any discomfort 

Watching your super heroes on big screens: The special effects in movies are created with compressed air, the hero who just exploded across the screen was launched with a compressed air cannon.

Going on long drives with your Motor cars: Ever notice the cast iron piston air compressor at car service station? Well, this air compressor enables motorists to inflate a car’s tires with ease. Compressed air is also used to fill the gas for your CNG driven vehicles at your gas filling stations. 


We may relate the application of compressed air in every walk of our life.  Clearly, air compressors serve both business operators and homeowners worldwide, ensuring users can optimize their productivity and efficiency. But what does it take to find the right air compressor for a particular application? 

To do so, you’ll want to consider a product offering from a proven supplier of air compressors to ensure you can find the right air compressor at any time.

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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!

  • Reciprocating, Screw, air compressors
  • Vacuum pumps
  • Nitrogen
  • An extensive line of air treatment components

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.

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  • Increasing uptime
  • Reducing unexpected repairs
  • Reducing energy consumption
  • Improving the cleanliness of compressed air

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When using air compressors, there are many variables that are integral to the quality and effectiveness of your compressed air. When dryer air is necessary, being able to constantly and accurately monitor dew points can be a critical factor to your operation.

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