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compressed air can

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  • Compressed-air energy storage — (CAES) refers to the compression of airto be used later as energy source. At utility scale, it can be stored during periods of low energy demand (off peak), for use in meeting periods of higher demand (peak load). Alternatively it can be used to… …   Wikipedia

  • Compressed air — is air which is kept under a certain pressure, usually greater than that of the atmosphere. In Europe, 10 percent of all electricity used by industry is used to produce compressed air, amounting to 80 terawatt hours consumption per year.[1][2]… …   Wikipedia

  • Compressed air energy storage — Conceptual representation of the compressed air energy storage concept. Off peak (low cost) electrical power compresses air into an underground air storage “vessel” (the Norton mine), and later the air feeds a gas fired turbine generator complex… …   Wikipedia

  • Compressed air foam system — A fire engine using CAFS to make foam on the ground A compressed air foam system (CAFS) is a system used in firefighting to deliver fire retardant foam for the purpose of extinguishing a fire or protecting unburned areas from becoming involved in …   Wikipedia

  • Compressed Air Foam System — A Compressed Air Foam System for hand hose, abbreviated CAFS, is a system used in firefighting to deliver fire retardant foam for the purpose of extinguishing a fire or protecting unburned areas from becoming involved in flame.DescriptionRon… …   Wikipedia

  • compressed air — air compressed, esp. by mechanical means, to a pressure higher than the surrounding atmospheric pressure. [1660 70] * * * Air reduced in volume and held under pressure. Force from compressed air is used to operate numerous tools and instruments,… …   Universalium

  • Compressed air pipework — can be installed using various materials and methods. Pipes can be made from galvanised steel, aluminium and flexible pvc or nylon systems. Galvanised steel pipework requires a pipe threader to turn a thread on to the pipe which a pipe fitting… …   Wikipedia

  • Compressed-air vehicle — The Victor Tatin airplane of 1879 used a compressed air engine for propulsion. Original craft, at Musée de l Air et de l Espace …   Wikipedia

  • Compressed air car — Tata/MDI OneCAT A compressed air car is a car that uses a motor powered by compressed air. The car can be powered solely by air, or combined (as in a hybrid electric vehicle) with gasoline, diesel, ethanol, or an electric plant with regenerative… …   Wikipedia

  • Compressed-air car — A Compressed air car is an alternative fuel car that uses a motor powered by compressed air. The car can be powered solely by air, or combined (as in a hybrid electric vehicle) with gasoline/diesel/ethanol or electric plant and regenerative… …   Wikipedia

  • Compressed-air engine — A Compressed air engine is a Pneumatic actuator that creates useful work by expanding compressed air. They have existed in many forms over the past two centuries, ranging in size from handheld turbines up to several hundred horsepower. Some types …   Wikipedia


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