Compressed air has all sorts of uses in our daily lives. It is air packaged under great pressure then packaged for use by the consumer. Here are some uses for compressed air.
Air Brake System
Many large vehicles and trains utilize an air production system with compressed air. The braking systems on these vehicles. The compressed air presses the brake pad down and holds it in place. The friction of the pad slows down the vehicle then holds it still.
Scuba divers use compressed air in their apparatus so that they can breathe under water. The air, which is strapped in a canister on your back, is released gradually into your mouthpiece. The air is purified so that it can be inhaled and is composed of oxygen, nitrogen and other gases that happen organically in normal air.
Keeping Food Cool
Compressed air can be used in a …