The ISO 8573-1 compressed air standard was revised in 2001 to address the requirements of these critical applications where air purity is vital. Along with a comprehensive methodology for measurement, a new stringent quality standard was born in ISO 8573-1 CLASS O - adding further weight to the five existing purity classes.
For many industries such as food & beverage and pharmaceutical to name but two, air purity is a critical factor where even the smallest drop of oil risks contamination that can have severe consequences such as:
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