Engineers use various piping materials for compressed air systems, these include black iron, galvanized steel, copper, stainless steel and even plastic (PVC). In more recent years, aluminum piping has become an option considered by many contractors, architects and engineering firms. Aluminum piping provides many benefits for compressed air systems in many different applications.
There are two common types of pipe used for compressed air systems are black iron and galvanized steel pipe. Due to a variety of factors, more compressed air systems installed today use black iron or galvanized pipe. These