Compressed Air in Daily Life

Compressed Air is All Around

While you read this, can you see an electronic appliance around you? Wondering how it relates to this article? We got you! Compressed air is all around, in the electronic appliances you use.

Compressed Air is a part of our everyday lives - not just those who work in industries relates to Air Compressors, but for almost all of us, in unexpected ways we didn't think were possible.

Think about your next get together with your friends and family.  If someone decides to grab a pint of beer, compressed air comes into the picture. 

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. 

We become Air Compressors ourselves when blowing up balloons.

In your everyday meal:

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

In the making of the clothes you wear:

Heavy duty air compressors are used in the textile industry in almost all applications such as spinning, dyeing nonwoven textiles, texturising and air jet weaving.

Empowering pharmaceutical industries:

Processes like capsuling and filling in demand oil-free compressed air to eliminate any risk of contamination to the product.

While on holiday at your favourite Amusement Park:

The rides at Amusement Parks use compressed air to apply brakes on roller coasters or to use animatronics, bringing the monkeys or dinosaurs to life!

Supporting lives in Hospitals:

The oxygen tanks used in hospitals contain Air Compressors to generate life-saving oxygen. The oxygen is safely driven by compressed air.

Watching a movie:

Compressed air helps to create the special effects in movies. When a hero explodes across the screen, they may have been launched with a compressed air cannon.

Going on long drives in your car:

Have you ever noticed the cast iron piston air compressor at the servo? Well, this compressor enables motorists to inflate a tire with ease. 

We may all relate to the applications of compressed air in our lives. Air compressors serve both business operators and homeowners worldwide, as the ensure users can optimise their productivity and efficiency. However, what does it take to find the right air compressor for a particular application?

Consider a product offering from a proven air compressor supplier to ensure you find the right air compressor when needed.

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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!

  • Rotary Screw and Piston Air Compressors
  • Vacuum Pumps and Blowers
  • Nitrogen Generation
  • An extensive line of Air Treatment components
  • AIRnet Piping System and  Filtration
  • Mobile Compressors, Generators, and Light Towers

Ash Air's range of Chicago Pneumatic, ALUP, Pneumatech, and Atlas Copco products 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 with nationwide coverage, Ash Air offers one of the widest selections of compressed air, vacuum pump, and industrial gas equipment and parts available today in New Zealand.

Reliability and Efficiency

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

  • Increasing uptime
  • Reducing unexpected repairs
  • Reducing energy consumption and meeting our sustainability goals
  • Improving the cleanliness of compressed air

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