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Triad Valves Announces Oxygen Cleaning Option for Quality and Safety

All Triad Valves are available with an oxygen cleaning process for quality and safety. To provide some insight, Oxygen Cleaning of Valves is a method of cleaning equipment intended for use with either liquid or gaseous oxygen.

Contaminants in an oxygen-rich system pose serious risks. When used in an industrial setting, oxygen cleaning of Triad Valves eliminates fire or explosion danger due to flammable contaminants. When being used for medical purposes, oxygen cleaning of valves removes contaminants that can cause direct bodily harm. Industries using oxygen cleaning techniques of valves include pharmaceutical, aerospace, chlorine, and the compressed gas markets do to their use of industrial oxygen or other oxidizers such as chlorine in their daily operations.

Types of Contaminants Removed from Triad Valves through Oxygen Cleaning

What exactly needs to be removed during Triad Valve oxygen cleaning? A contaminant is essentially anything that would cause combustion, autoignition, or affect the purity of the product. According to ASTM G93, there are three types of contaminants:

  1. Organics
  2. VOC compounds
  3. Hydrocarbon-based greases and oils
  • Inorganics
  • Nitrates
  • Phosphates
  • Water-based detergents & cutting oils
  • Acids/solvents
  • Particulate
  • Particles, lint, and fibers
  • Dust
  • Welding slag

If you would like to learn to more about Triad Valves Oxygen Cleaning options, please reach out to our sales team for assistance.

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