Praxair introduces Membrane Nitrogen and Compressed Air Dryer modules.Praxair, Inc. (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :PX) has announced that Innovative Membrane Systems, Inc. (IMS (1) See IP Multimedia Subsystem.
(2) (Information Management System) An early IBM hierarchical DBMS for IBM mainframes. IMS was widely implemented throughout the 1970s under MVS and continues to be used under z/OS. ), a wholly-owned Praxair subsidiary, is introducing Membrane Nitrogen Generation and Compressed Air compressed air, air whose volume has been decreased by the application of pressure. Air is compressed by various devices, including the simple hand pump and the reciprocating, rotary, centrifugal, and axial-flow compressors. Dryer modules as reliable, cost-effective, alternative point-of-use sources of supply for small-volume users of gaseous nitrogen and dry air.
These products utilize Praxair's patent-pending membrane process technology and Hankison International's prefiltration and design technology. Praxair Distribution, Inc., also a Praxair subsidiary, and Hankison are the exclusive master distributors of these modules.
Available in a wide range of sizes, the units have flow rates of up to 474 standard cubic feet per hour of nitrogen and 90 standard cubic feet per minute Cubic feet per minute (CFM) is a non-SI unit of measurement of gasflow (most often airflow) that indicates how many cubic feet of gas (most often air) pass by a stationary point in one minute. of dry air from a single module. They can typically produce nitrogen in a purity range of 95.0 to 99.5 percent, with higher purity levels available. The air dryers are capable of producing various degrees of dryness. With no moving parts or electrical requirements, the state-of-the-art module can improve productivity and safety by eliminating the need for nitrogen cylinder change-outs and handling.
"These products are exciting additions to our full line of membrane nitrogen production and gas drying systems. They respond to a growing demand for affordable point-of-use alternatives for supply of nitrogen or dry air in flows as low as 10 cubic feet per hour," said IMS president Mike Miller. "They eliminate the time, labor and space requirements of cylinders and separate delivery systems required for central generation of these gases. That's great news for customers who would benefit from dry air or the dry, inert qualities of nitrogen in processes or equipment used for a wide range of applications in the Metal Fabrication fabrication (fab´rikā´shn),
n the construction or making of a restoration. , Laser Gases, Laboratories, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Hydrocarbon Processing, and Food and Beverage F&B is a common abbreviation in the United States and Commonwealth countries, including Hong Kong. F&B is typically the widely accepted abbreviation for "Food and Beverage," which is the sector/industry that specializes in the conceptualization, the making of, and delivery of foods. industries."
Installation is made fast and simple by attaching the modularized mod·u·lar·ized
Having or made up of modules: modularized housing. membrane unit and associated pre-filters to the customer's existing compressed air process piping system. The modules are wall-mounted using brackets that are supplied with the units thereby freeing up significant floor space relative to other supply alternatives. The prefilter systems included in the drying and nitrogen generation modules have been designed and supplied by Hankison International.
"The development of these product lines took less than a year due to a leveraging of the core competencies of IMS, in the area of nitrogen separation with Hankison's experience in compressed air systems and coalescing coalescing (kōles´ing),
n a joining or fusing of parts. filtration," said Don Ranalli, president of Hankison International.
Innovative Membrane Systems, Inc., is a world leader in the development and manufacture of gas separation systems and products using proprietary composite hollow fiber membrane technology. Their ISO- iso- or is-
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2. Isomeric: isopropyl.
3. 9001 certified facility produces a variety of advanced membrane products for applications including nitrogen generation, oxygen enrichment of air, carbon dioxide carbon dioxide, chemical compound, CO2, a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that is about one and one-half times as dense as air under ordinary conditions of temperature and pressure. removal, hydrogen separation, helium purification and gas dehydration.
Praxair Distribution, Inc. and its subsidiaries provide a full range of industrial, medical and specialty gases, welding supplies, beverage carbonation and homecare services in the U.S. and Canada.
More information about the Nitrogen Membrane Module can be found at www.praxair. com/n2module.