Detroit Compressor

Posts Tagged ‘Dessicant Dryers’

FAQ: The Benefits of Aftercoolers and Coalescing Filters

In the natural air, moisture is present even if you live in an area with low humidity. The problem is, water vapor will return to its liquid state when the air in a compressed air system gets too cold which can cause a plethora of issues throughout the entire operation. Before air dryers for compressed…

Read More

FAQ: Lessons Learned of Dessicant Dryers

Desiccant dryers are a great option for removing moisture from compressed air.  If you already use a desiccant dryer or are looking at purchasing one, here are a few lessons learned after years of air dryer use. 1. Purge Rates When it comes to purging rates, for a desiccant dryer, this is based on the…

Read More

FAQ: Desiccant Air Dryer Sizing

Properly sizing a desiccant air dryer may seem simple.  Just line up the maximum output of the compressor to the air dryer inlet capacity, and done!  Right? Wrong.  Done this way, you’ll end up with a dryer that is oversized and unnecessary. Properly sizing a desiccant air dryer is anything but obvious.  Keep reading to…

Read More

FAQ: Different Types of Compressed Air Dryers

If you use air operated tools and machinery, owning a compressed air dryer is a must. Compressed air dryers work to remove moisture from the air, protecting valuable tools and machinery, and your work, from water damage and rust.  When air is compressed, the moisture in that air remains and with an air dryer, this…

Read More