How to Prevent Corrosion in the Compressed Air Line Network
Corrosion occurs in steel pipelines without any surface treatment that is sensitive to moisture. Corrosion can lead to a reduced pipe
diameter and contamination of compressed air with corrosive impurities.
How to Prevent Corrosion
The most effective way to prevent corrosion is to remove condensation from the compressed air as quickly as possible. This process can
consist of several phases and must include the following:
A cyclone separator with an automatic condensate separator - A cyclone separator is usually installed directly in the compressor. If this is
not the case, there are cyclone separators that can be mounted directly downstream of the compressor.
Filters and boilers can also release some moisture.
A cooling or adsorption dryer is also effective for separating moisture.
The result is conditioned compressed air, which is suitable for various applications.
We recommend AIRnet!
Ash Air 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.
AIRnet Aluminium is the most effective solution for your air or gas network. Its fast and easy installation gets
your operations up and running in record time. AIRnet is leak-proof and corrosion-free.
AIRnet saves you 70% on installation time vs. traditional piping systems
3 simple steps: CUT to length and deburr, INSERT in the fitting on the marked depth, SECURE and tighten correctly
All AIRnet products come with a 10-year warranty on all fittings and pipes, against any damages resulting from material defect
Save the money that other piping systems spend
If you look at your total cost of ownership, AIRnet will turn out to be the best investment choice you can make. Airnet piping network is
engineered to support sustainable operational excellence in your production process. Material and product design, installation and
maintenance costs, flexibility and safety - they all influence your total cost of ownership and the level of efficiency in your
Sustaining energy efficiency
AIRnet keeps your energy costs down. The AIRnet pipes and seamless connections have superior sealing to prevent leaks and reduce friction to
a minimum. This prevents pressure drops, saves energy and contributes to the sustainability of your production.
For any existing piping network
AIRnet supports the dynamics of your business. The comprehensive product range gives the flexibility to use the system for a wide range of
applications. It can be connected to any existing network within no time & its modular technology gives you the advantage of modifying /
expanding your network without affecting your production. AIRnet is the future-proof solution!
Call us to discuss how we can help you save costs, improve performance and achieve maximum efficiency.
AIRnet Aluminium installation is Fast, Easy and Reliable
AIRnet can be installed up to 85% faster than traditional piping system by one single technician. Installation is done with simple tools. No
welding, gluing or crimping is required.
You can find applications everywhere: AIRnet systems are used in all sorts of industries.
We understand the importance of pneumatics in the automobile industry. The non-corrosive properties of the AIRnet system will ensure that
your downstream equipment is protected from rust and contamination.
Compressed air is used for spinning, weaving, knitting and several other processes. The AIRnet system provides clean air for these processes
to ensure high quality fabrics are produced.
The maintenance of the locomotives and coaches is very crucial to ensure passenger safety and on time service. We provide a comprehensive
piping solution to keep the maintenance sheds up and running.
Food & Beverage
The compressed air for Food and Beverage industry needs to be 100% oil free. AIRnet piping system is silicone free and now certified “class
0” ensuring the purest air is delivered to the processes.
From amusement parks to the hotels, several processes in their operations rely on the compressed air. Whether it’s a critical braking system
of a roller coaster or powering up an animation figure to amuse the kids, AIRnet system will deliver the compressed air with zero leakage
and minimum pressure drop.
For manufacturing, repairs and overhauls, the aviation industry uses compressed air as the primary energy source to power their equipment.
AIRnet piping system is efficient, light weight, easy to install and reconfigure, and can be an ideal solution for the air distribution.
Talk to the team today to see how we can help you minimise costs and maximise efficiency.
Your business performance is what we strive for. Ash Air offers a full range of Chicago Pneumatic and Alup air compressors, tools and
on-site solutions. We also provide oil-free compressors and food-grade oil to suit your needs. Ash Air are specialists in vacuum
pumps, blowers, and medical gas solutions. Ash Air offers complete quality air solutions as well as advanced piping systems for the
performance and efficiency of your compressed air system.
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
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.
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:
Air compressors are used in many different applications and provide essential compressed air to many businesses and individuals with
different air needs. No matter what your CFM, PSI and HP requirements are, the electronic controller on your air compressor is the
motherboard for keeping your unit running as efficiently as possible. It is your eyes into your machine.
The emergency stop, "e-stop", is for true emergency situations only. When hitting the e-stop, all power is halted from the machine
and the unload process isn't achieved. The emergency stop button is intended to help with possibly hazardous situations that are developing.
Common conditions of having to use the e-stop is the misuse of the equipment in ways that weren’t intended, predictable failures not
addressed or failing to consider all the foreseeable uses of the compressor. Read More…
Air compressors are helpful for an enormous range of applications such as air filling, packaging, tools, HVAC control, and more! One
possible drawback is the amount of electricity they use; air compressors can be a huge drain on energy if used inefficiently. If you are
running them too long, allowing leaks to exist, or using the wrong type of compressor, you are wasting energy and money. This article will
go over some of the biggest power-wasters and how to