In this column, we will share with you regularly our experience on major application areas where usage of dehumidification is both extensive and essential.
Corrosion causes large scale losses during . . .
Jet Engines Storage
Steam & Gas Turbines Layup
Save millions of $, £, Rs. Dm, ¥ which are lost annually due to CORROSION !!
Corrosion occurs in presence of moist air. The invisible water vapour present in air leads to corrosion. Inorganic Corrosion begins at 45% RH, which is the critical humidity level. The critical RH for clean and polluted air is the same but corrosion begins faster where surfaces are exposed to polluted air in combination with high Relative Humidity (RH).
Inorganic : Rust
Organic : Mould, Mildew, Fungus Moisture causes corrosion. Corrosion causes waste.
> Outdoor Relative Humidity.
> Condensation leads to high humidity
> Air Pollutants.
> Corrosion can be eliminated by controlling the moisture levels to less than 45% RH at ambient condition.
Benefits of Humidity Control. . .
>Extends viability of stored parts and inventories. >Prevents failures. >Protects equipment when not in use. >Secures major facilities like power plants during lay-up.
Prevention of Corrosion through Dessicant Dehumidification
Corrosion can be eliminated by controlling the moisture levels to less than 45% RH at ambient condition. The simplest and the most cost-effective method to control humidity is to install a Bry-Air Dehumidifier.
Dehumidifiers can maintain RH as low as 1% or even lower at a constant level, regardless of ambient conditions during production, processing, packaging and storage.