Automatic drains are valves that are used to remove condensed liquid, usually a mixture of water and compressor lubricant, from compressed air systems. These systems are commonly used in industrial settings, such as factories, where compressed air is used to power tools and machinery. Automatic drains are important because they help to prevent water from accumulating in the air lines, which can cause corrosion and damage to the system. They also help to maintain the air pressure in the system, which is essential for proper operation.
There are several types of automatic drains, including timer-based drains, which open at regular intervals to remove condensate, and thermostatic drains, which open when the temperature reaches a certain level. Timer-based drains are typically used in applications where the amount of condensate is relatively constant, while thermostatic drains are used in applications where the temperature fluctuates.
One of the key benefits of automatic drains is that they help to improve the efficiency of a compressed air system. By removing condensate from the air lines, automatic drains help to ensure that the air flowing through the system is clean and dry. This is particularly important in applications where the air is used to power tools or machinery, as moisture can cause these tools to malfunction.
Another advantage of automatic drains is that they help to reduce maintenance and downtime. By removing condensate from the air lines, automatic drains help to prevent corrosion and other forms of damage to the system. This can help to extend the lifespan of the system and reduce the need for repairs.
In addition to their practical benefits, auto drains can also help to improve the safety of a compressed air system. By removing water from the air lines, automatic drains can help to prevent the risk of electrical shock, which can be caused by moisture in the system.
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Automatic Drains At Compressed Air Systems UK
We have a wide range of knowledge of automatic drains at Compressed Air Systems UK, having been in business for 30 years. Call us at 0121 7533 330 to talk with a member of our team regarding our air dryers, who will be happy to answer your inquiries and provide you with further information about our products and services. We also provide a range of services such as air receiver inspections, air quality testing, and 24/7 emergency breakdown service.
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