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fusionx99

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"Air bubbles that we produces"
« on: 03 Jan 11, 10:33 »
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  • I just came to wonder what kind of "air" are we breathing from the tanks? I am working in the manufacturing sector, I had these big huge air compressors & air dryers.The function of those dryer is to reduce water moisture in the air made by air compressors,in order to have very dry air produce to the production line, the final air produced we call it "high air".Are we able to use it to top up our tanks? Will it be too dry for breathing? :o ???
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    « Reply #1 on: 03 Jan 11, 11:54 »
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  • nice, potential source eh?  :D

    from what i understand, for compressors on LOB and at diveshops they have some kind of moisture remover, oil/dirt filter. hence the importance of a good, open location when pressurizing the scuba tanks. you might need to check what is the air quality and oxygen/other gases content your sectore has - if it is regular or modified.
    if all ok then definitely worth considering your own scuba tank. if know how to blend, even better to make nitrox  ;D
    « Last Edit: 03 Jan 11, 11:57 by limk »

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    Re: "Air bubbles that we produces"
    « Reply #2 on: 03 Jan 11, 11:57 »
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  • in singapore, diving compressors that provide compressed air to the required purity standard shall conform to BS EN 12021:1999. http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/dvis9.pdf
    « Last Edit: 03 Jan 11, 12:03 by yazid »

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    « Reply #3 on: 03 Jan 11, 12:49 »
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  • Hmmm then I don't think my air compressors are eligible.But there are definitely some micron filters before & after the dryers.Anyway there very strict rules to comply due human consumption of air.
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    Re: "Air bubbles that we produces"
    « Reply #4 on: 03 Jan 11, 13:21 »
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  • Hmmm then I don't think my air compressors are eligible.But there are definitely some micron filters before & after the dryers.Anyway there very strict rules to comply due human consumption of air.

    I guess your compressor is screw type and with dryer, this type compressor working range is 40-60 bar is much lesser than needed for scuba tank. Those scuba tank compressor working range is 200-230 bar.
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  • Hmmm then I don't think my air compressors are eligible.But there are definitely some micron filters before & after the dryers.Anyway there very strict rules to comply due human consumption of air.

    if u can have complimentary use, then i guess free fills for your bicycle or soccerball  ;D