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Module: Air Compressor II
Air Compressor II

Water droplets will form when air is saturated with water vapor. This condensation point, known as the dew point, varies with pressure and temperature. The higher the temperature at a given pressure, the more moisture can be contained in the air before it is saturated. When air moves from the compressor along a pipeline, its temperature drops and water forms in the line. The greatest cooling occurs when the air is expanded or used in doing expansive work. If the dew point is not lowered by drying prior to this time, damage may occur in the form of corrosion, spray from equipment exhaust, rusting, and moistening of working parts.

This module takes 30 minutes to complete. You must view every slide for it to be marked complete. Once completed, the Quiz will be available. You must score and 80% or higher for it to be marked complete. You have unlimited attempts and your highest score will be recorded.