Condensation can damage your air compressor system over time, leading to costly repairs or even a complete replacement. Thankfully, there are several ways to fight condensation in your air compressor to avoid the ramifications of excess moisture and oil.
Some moisture is inevitable in your air compressor system. This is because ambient air contains a degree of moisture, which is extracted during the compression process. Pressurized air can’t hold as much water vapor as heated air, so the water from the ambient air becomes condensation inside the air compressor.
Typically, air compressors contain various parts to decrease condensation. But, if you start to notice accumulated moisture, it may be due to:
If you’re struggling with condensation in your air compressor, contact Elevated Industrial Solutions to learn more about what’s available, including services available to remove condensation.