What is 'air receiver' 🧑‍🔧

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Did you know the short answer is…

A vessel designed for compressed-air installations that is used both to store the compressed air and to permit pressure to be equalized in the system.

An ‘air receiver’ is used to store high-pressure air from the compressor.

Its volume reduces pressure fluctuations arising from changes in load and from compressor switching.

Air coming from the compressor will be warm (if not actually hot!) and the large surface area of the receiver dissipates this heat to the surrounding atmosphere.

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Air receiver

What is the function of air receiver...

Calculating air receiver. An air receiver is essential to every compressed air system to act as a buffer and a storage medium between the compressor and the consumption system. There are in principal two different air receiver in a compressed air system: PRIMARY receiver - located near the compressor, after the after-cooler...

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