Uses of Compressed Air

Compressed air has many uses in the industry.  Compressing air is an effective means of storing energy and transporting it over large distances.

Some of the applications of Compressed Air are

  1. As a source of energy to drive machines and pneumatic tools.  Pneumatic tools can be smaller than electrically driven tools.
  2. In Shot blasting applications
  3. In Spray painting
  4. In control systems. Compressed air is widely used in the petrochemical industry where electric power cannot be used due to the risk of fire.
  5. In Braking systems in trains.
  6. In Refrigeration
  7. In spray cans such as those used in perfumes and other sprays.
  8. In cleaning