While there are many different types of materials to choose from for your compressed air piping, not all options are created equal. Each has their own set of pros and cons. Carefully consider the benefits of each to determine which best fits your application.Steel Compressor Pipe
While each has their own set of benefits, the best choice for nearly any application is aluminum. Aluminum piping will keep your compressed air extremely clean, as it is non-corrosive. Unlike plastic pipe, aluminum can stand up over time without becoming brittle or weak. Aluminum piping is push to connect in many circumstances, making installation easy and cost effective.
During the installation process, it is also best to avoid 90 degree bends in your piping as compressed air travels more efficiently through softer bends (45 degrees or less). Doing so will deliver a more consistent flow and minimize pressure loss of PSI due to compressed air piping layout.