Compressed Air Transmission and Treatment:Standards and legislation

Standards and legislation

The British Compressed Air Society has published the following documents relevant to the topics discussed in this chapter:

CAC 9407 Compressed Air Condensate. Guide to the legislative control and legal obligations relating to the disposal of industrial effluent.

860900 Methods of Test Part 1-Filters for Compressed Air. Pressure drop and oil mist removal test procedure for coalescing filters.

860901 Methods of Test Part 2- Filters for Compressed Air. Absorbent pack filters for hydrocarbon vapours.

For U.K. legislation on condensate discharge refer to: The Water Resources Act 1991

The Water Industries Act 1991

The Environmental Protection Regulations 1991

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