Desiccant air dryer aids offshore operation Click here to enlarge imageThis firm's line of Pneudri desiccant air dryers was called into use recently by an operating oil company to supply a solution for the cement transfer facility on a North Sea offshore platform.The existing compressed air system on board the platform consisted of two rotary compressors operating at a nominal 72.5 psig. The system had two prefilters and a single afterfilter. Located in the bulkhead of the rig, space was limited, and access to the compressors was also restricted. Daily use of bentonite required compressed air of high quality, reliably dried.This firm's dryers proved suitable for this installation...

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