Condensate is an unavoidable result of air compression. It is a chemically aggressive fluid that mainly consists of water, but also contains oil and dirt particles.
Oil carryover is unavoidable if you have compressors that use oil in the compression chamber. The lubricant will mix with the condensation and create an oily water that must be properly handled to avoid violating environmental regulations.
Just one litre of used oil can contaminate up to one million litres of fresh water. This is the reason that environmental regulations strictly prohibit the discharge of oily wastes and chemicals, including the condensate drained from a compressed air system.
Compressed air condensate must therefore be treated in accordance with water resource legislation to achieve prescribed safety levels before it can be disposed of in the waste water system. Compressor condensate must therefore be either collected and treated by special processes or treated prior to disposal to the environment. An oil/water separator can be used here to remove the oil from the condensate. Since the condensate is approximately 95% water and 5% oil, water/oil separators have been developed to reduce or eliminate the amount of oil in the condensate.
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Air Receivers & Bespoke Pressure Vessels
Compressed air receiver is an essential part of every compressed air system.
It acts as a buffer and a storage medium between the compressor and the consumption system.
Air receivers are much more than just buffers. Their purpose is also reducing excessive compressor cycling, eliminating pulsations from discharge line, collecting condensate and water in the air after the compressor, reducing energy costs by minimising excessive starting of the compressor motor, help reducing dew point and temperature spikes...
Omega Air d.o.o is also a producer of custom made pressure vessels according to PED or ASME standards. Each of our pressure vessels is calculated, assembled, tested and guaranteed to conform standards and to withstand the process necessary for your application.
Air Receivers & Pressure Vessels
Horizontal, Vertical and Bespoke Units
Pressure vessels are tanks, designed to store compressed air.
On request Pressure vessels can also be designed for any other technical gas. Volume of pressure vessel depends on compressor capacity and on consumption of compressed air.
The supply of pressure vessel includes Anticorrosion protection (external painting or hot dip galvanizing), CE certificate (PV 200-900) PED (PV 1000-10000), Inspection opening (PV 1000-10000), Supporting legs, Connections for optional equipment.
High pressure vessels - HPV PED
HPV pressure vessels are designed for high pressure compressed air applications.
The design, construction with approved welding procedures and assessment of vessels conformity are regulated by European Directive 2014/68/EU PED.
The supply of pressure vessel includes anticorrosion protection (external painting or hot dip galvanizing), supporting legs, connections for optional equipment.