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Compressed air is air which is kept under a certain pressure, usually greater than that of the atmosphere.


Compressed air can be used in:

  • Pneumatics, the use of pressurized gases to do work. This includes compressed air vehicle propulsion and compressed air energy storage.
  • scuba diving, to inflate buoyancy devices. See also: Breathing gas
  • Compressed air can also be used for cooling using a vortex tube.
  • In gas dusters. It is then often called "Canned air".
  • In medical industries, compressed air is used to supply higher levels of Oxygen and other gasses to patients in need.

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