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Compressed Air Terminology

At Complete Compressed Air Systems we use a raft of different terms when describing compressed air systems and accessories. Although first nature to us, we understand our terminology may not be easy to follow. This article identifies and explains our everyday jargon.
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Respiratory risks in spray painting

Spray painting vehicles and other surfaces with two-pack Polyurethane paints can be hazardous to an individual should the correct Respiratory Protection Equipment (RPE) not be worn. This article discusses the hazards and steps you can take to protect your health.
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What is the difference between powered air and supplied-air respirators?

Respiratory protection can be provided in a variety of ways, and in many cases, it is important for individuals to be supplied with a dedicated supply of clean air to minimise the risk of short term and long-term health effects that can occur as a result of exposure to airborne contaminants. This clean air can be provided by a Supplied-Air Respirator (SAR), or a Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR). But what’s the difference and which one will work for you?
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How does an air compressor work?

An air compressor can be used for countless applications, but little thought is given to how exactly it compresses the air it absorbs into the compressed air it produces.
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