Engineers typically have specified various piping materials for compressed air systems. These include black iron, galvanized steel, copper, stainless steel and even plastic. In more recent years, aluminum piping has become an option considered by many contractors, architects and engineering firms. Aluminum piping provides many benefits for compressed air systems in many different applications.
When building a house or other facility with plumbing, you want to ensure the longevity of your investment. In this article we will discuss the types of piping and how they prevent certain forms of corrosion. Another thing to cover, if you already have piping installed we will talk about how to prevent corrosion in items such as copper piping and galvanized zinc piping.