Air receiver is an important component of a Compressed Air treatment system. The important functions of a Air receiver are as follows:
Equalization of pressure variation in the supply, thus ensuring safety of the pipes and machines from protection against shocks.
Ensures smooth laminar flow of compressed air there by minimizing frictional and turbulence losses.
Storage of compressed air to meet excess of compressor capacity. Thus a smaller compressor can be used where high volume of air is needed for a brief period of time. Hence the cost on a bigger compressor is saved.
Prevention of intermittent rapid loading and unloading of compressor in short cycle duties. Hence, longer the life of the motor, electrical contacts, less maintenance problems and economy
â¢ Designed as per IS7938
â¢ Hand and man holes
â¢ Working pressure up to 40 bar
â¢ Shell / Dish as per ASME Sec VIII and IS2825
a) Safety Valve: Air receiver shall be provided with a safety valve of direct spring loaded type.
b) Drain Valve: Manual Drain / Automatic Drain (Optional).
c) Pressure Gauge: A pressure gauge of bourdon type conforming to IS 3624 â 1996 shall be fitted in the
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