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BCAS Food Grade Air Purity Compressed Air Specifications

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BCAS Food Grade Air Purity Compressed Air Specifications are listed below. If the specification you need is not shown, please Contact Us. We have many more air & gas specifications in our database. If you need a custom specification, Contact Us with your requirements.

BCAS Food and Beverage Grade Compressed Air
Best Practice Guideline 102

ISO 8573-1:2010
Purity Class
Particles (P)WaterOil
By Particle Size
(maximum number of particles per m3)
Vapor Pressure DewpointAerosol & Vapor
0.1 µm < d ≤ 0.5 µm0.5 µm < d ≤ 1.0 µm1.0 µm < d ≤ 5.0 µm°C°Fmg/m3
Direct Contact
2:2:1
400,0006,000100≤ -40≤ -40≤ 0.01
Indirect Contact
2:4:2
400,0006,000100≤ +3≤ +37≤ 0.1
Microbial ContaminantsHazard analysis shall establish the risk of contamination by microbiological contaminants from compressed air. The level of control identified as being required over microbiological contaminants in the compressed air shall be detected using the test method specified in ISO 8573-7.
Footnotes(P) Particle classes 1-5 may not be employed if particles >5 micron are present according to ISO 8573-1.
Air & Gas Specifications referenced above may be viewed and/or purchased from: BCAS - British Compressed Air Society