Salmo River Valley Historical Mining Exhibit

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COMPRESSOR & TANK  site #1

Because there are so many applications for compressed air in mining, most mines utilize more than one compressor on site. The most common applications include: Ventilation systems: In the deepest mine tunnels and hazardous environments, air compressor systems are used to provide clean and breathable air for miners. Air receiver tanks are completely essential for any compressed air system, not just acting as a buffer but additionally permitting the system to perform more effectively. Compressed air tanks have huge pressure and are essential for the air compressor system so they should be made to be exceptionally quiet and strong . Air receiver tanks are completely essential for any compressed air system, not just acting as a buffer but additionally permitting the system to perform more effectively.