Safety

Quick instant connections eliminate the need to thread or solder pipe, therefore eliminating the risk that comes with the use of flames. Furthermore, the quick connect technology eliminates the concern regarding dropping loose parts creating the opportunity for injuries and lost work time. The lightweight aluminum pipe makes it easy to handle within any facility. Transair can also be integrated into existing copper and steel piping systems safely without compromising performance, making it perfect for upgrades or expansion projects.

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While compressed air is quite handy in a work area, it can be dangerous if not used properly.

  • A blast of air under 40 psi from 4 inches away can rupture an eardrum or cause brain damage
  • As little as 12 PSI can pop an eyeball from its socket
  • Air can enter the navel, even through a layer of clothing, and inflate and rupture the intestines
  • Directed at the mouth, compressed air can rupture the lungs

The following guidelines will reduce the risk of injury when using compressed air piping systems:

  • Examine all hoses and connections to see they are in good condition before turning pressure on
  • Never point the air hose nozzle at any part of your body or at any other person
  • Never look into the end of a compressed air device
  • No horseplay with air hose
  • Never kink the hose to stop airflow – turn it off at the control valve
  • When using air for cleaning, make sure the pressure is no higher than 30 PSI
  • Always wear eye protection when using compressed air