Condensate Management in Compressed Air Systems
All compressed air systems create condensate. Because the ambient air naturally contains moisture, condensate (the liquid formed by compressing the ambient moisture) is an inevitable by-product that can build up in the compressed air system.
Demand Drains – Zero Loss
Zero loss drains help save money by conserving compressed air. To limit air loss, ASP zero loss drains remove collected condensate automatically and on-demand without loss of compressed air. Up to 30% of electricity consumed by a manufacturing facility can be attributed to compressed air usage. Due to leaks, artificial demand, and inappropriate use, the manufacturing floor can waste as much as half of the compressed air produced.
most commonly purchased condensate drain
Our condensate drain with increased capacity
A condensate drain for high pressure compressors
A condensate drain for vacuum systems
A zero-loss condensate drain that uses an electric plug
A condensate drain that requires no utilities
Similar to the Robo-Drain but has smaller footprint
Timer operated drains are reliable, cost-effective devices that open the drain’s valve periodically and for an adjustable period of time. The valve may be open for a few seconds once an hour to remove the collected condensate. Time drains are appropriate in smaller systems or applications where the condensate generated is low.
An electric timer drain with digital, programmable screen
A premium timer drain with straight flow and a gate valve
Sure Drain – Solenoid Valve
Uses a conventional diaphragm valve
BVD – Ball Valve
Non-clogging and designed to handle higher flow
Oil / Water Separators
Oil/Water Separators are specifically designed for compressor condensate and to bring discharges into compliance with environmental regulations. Provisions of the Clean Water Act prohibit the discharge of oil-laden condensate to surface waters, sanitary sewers, or wastewater treatment plants. As a result, ASP has developed a wealth of application knowledge on treating the different types of compressor lube oils.
Can simultaneously process multiple types of oil
Designed for smaller compressed air systems
Ideal for applications that require multi-stage separations
Handles a variety of oils, cleaner condensate discharge
designed to collect and manage high volumes of condensate for multiple oil/water separators
Condensate shortens the lifespan of a compressed air system and results in the loss of productivity, and increased maintenance costs. Condensate also includes a small amount of compressor lubricants along with scale, corrosion, metal particles and rust. This can result in substantial maintenance costs, operational downtime and loss of productivity.
Moisture can create many issues in a compressed air Air System Products, LLC. (ASP) is a leading manufacturer of condensate drains and oil/water separators for the air and gas compressor market. As a manufacturer, we are able to advise, service, and custom engineer many variations of our standard products. Our growth and valued reputation is a result of our continued introduction of innovative and reliable products coupled with our strong after sales support. ASP is also the leading distributor of miniBOOSTER hydraulic intensifiers in North America.
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