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There are some common misunderstandings about compressed air and gas as a power source. Let's clear those up, shall we?

Below are general myths, but also click through to the compressor myths and air treatment myths.

Myth:
Compressed air is not a desirable source of power.

Fact:
When properly applied, compressed air can be the best choice. It is a safe, clean source of power that is easy to use and maintain.

Myth:
Compressed air is very expensive.

Fact:
Like the other power sources (electric, battery, and hydraulic), compressed air can be costly. Compressed air cost can be minimized through correct application, installation, and maintenance.

Myth:
Compressed air is dirty

Fact:
This is generally not true. Poor system design or lack of basic maintenance can result in contaminated air at point of use.

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