- Absorption drying
Absorption drying is a chemical process in which water vapour is bonded to absorption material.
- Activated carbon molecular sieve
Activated carbon molecular sieves (CMS) are the central filtering element of a pressure swing adsorption (PSA) system for the adsorption of gases and the generation of pure nitrogen.
Designates the accumulation of gases, vapours or liquids through physical or molecular binding forces.
- Adsorption procedure
Physical procedure to separate nitrogen and oxygen molecules.
Air is colourless, odourless, odour-free and taste-free mixture consisting of 21% oxygen, 78% nitrogen and 1% other gases.
- Analysis measurement
Measurement of the residue at the outlet of the pressure swing adsorption generator.
- ASME standard
Pressure receptacle according to the standard of the "American Society of Mechanical Engineers" with an acceptance in over 100 countries.
Boosters are compressors that suck in the already compressed air and compress it further.
- Compressed air dryer
Air contains a high amount of water vapour at high temperatures and less at lower temperatures. If air is compressed, the water vapour concentration further increases. Compressed air dryers reduce the water vapour in the compressed air.
- Compressed air thaw point
The compressed air thaw point indicates the water content of the compressed air. It indicates the temperature at which water vapour starts to condense. A lower compressed air thaw point always indicates a lower water content of the compressed air.
Compressors that are used to compress and produce gases in different pressure conditions.
- Compressor oil-free
Low maintenance compressors that work completely without lubricants. For this reason, no oil enters the compressed volume flow.
- Compressor, speed controlled
With a speed controlled compressor, the volume flow is regulated by the change in the drive speed of the motor..
- Control technology and networking technology
Global and time independent access to nitrogen and oxygen generating systems for the querying and control of operating conditions.
- DIN EN ISO 9001
The international standard DIN EN ISO 9001 is a quality management system (QM system) in order to provide products and services that meet customer expectations and any official requirements on the one hand, and on the other hand can increase the overall performance of the company in a sustainable way.
- DIN ISO 7396-1:2016
DIN ISO 7396-1:2016 describes the requirements for the construction and installation of a pipeline or supply system for oxygen generators for use of medical gases.
- EN ISO 13485
EN ISO 13485 is a comprehensive management system for the design and production of medical products and describes the specific requirements for quality management systems in the medical sector.
Ethernet is a packet switching network technology, which defines the addressing and access controls for different transfer media.
- Filtration systems
Particles in the compressed air are captured by the sieve effect of the differently sized openings in the filter medium of the pressure swing adsorption generator.
- Flow meter
Measurement device to determine the volume flow of the pressure swing adsorption generator.
- Gas mixer
Device for the targeted mixing of different gas flows.
- Hollow fibre membrane
Membrane module that diverts oxygen, moisture and carbon dioxide out of the compressed air as residual gas with its hollow fibre technology.
- Long-term data storage
The collection and storage of information on a digital basis for permanent ability.
- MED Serie
INMATEC pressure swing adsorption generators for oxygen supply in the medical sector (DIN ISO 13485 certified).
- Membrane technology
Patented gas separation membranes that separate the inflowing compressed air into two gas streams. The oxygen is diffused upward through the membrane and the nitrogen remains captured in the hollow fibre. It enables a continual production of nitrogen or oxygen at the desired degree of purity.
The Modbus protocol is a communication protocol for programmable controls, which are based on a master/slave or client/server architecture. There are two versions: One for the serial interface (EIA-232 and EIA-485) and one for Ethernet.
Electrically neutral particles that are constructed from one or several atoms. The smallest particles that have the properties of the underlying substance.
Standard cubic metre nitrogen or oxygen per hour relates to a pressure of 1,013 bar, a temperature of 20°C and a relative humidity of 36%.
- Network capability
Ensuring a network connected remote diagnosis and control by the touch control panel.
- Networking capability
Possibility of communication of digital automation devices and with mobile and stationary end devices (tablets, smartphones and PCs) for remote control and monitoring.
Nitrogen is a chemical element that appears in the form of our diatomic molecule and forms 78% of the main component of air.
- Nitrogen content
Concentration of dissolved nitrogen in gas flows.
- Nitrogen generating systems
Pressure swing adsorption generators or membrane generators for the production of nitrogen.
- NKat System
Energy optimised system for generating highly pure nitrogen with an integrated hydrogen catalyst.
Standard cubic metre nitrogen or oxygen per hour relates to a pressure of 1,01325 bar, a temperature of 0 °C and in the case of air, a relative humidity of 0%. This information is based on DIN 1343.
- OnGo Technologie
Economical INMATEC entry-level model for a universal on-site nitrogen and oxygen supply with simple handling.
- OnTouch Technologie
INMATEC PSA technology for generating nitrogen or oxygen with an integrated touch control panel.
- Operating hour display
Indication of the operating duration of the pressure swing adsorption generator.
- Operating values
Parameters or values that must be measured and monitored during the operation of the pressure swing adsorption generator.
Oxygen is a colour and odour free gas that is necessary for combustion and corrosion processes. It comes in the form of a bonding of two oxygen atoms and makes up 20.94% of the air.
- Oxygen content
Concentration of dissolved oxygen in gas flows.
- Oxygen generation systems
Pressure swing adsorption generators or membrane generators for the production of oxygen.
- Plug-and-Play System / Plug & Play System
Simple installation (can be conducted independently) and handling.
- PNC Technologie
"PNC" technology for a very high energy efficiency with simultaneous stable purity, including in the partial load range.
Proportion (parts per million) of the residual oxygen.
- Pressure Equipment Directive
Depending on the national law directives, pressure equipment according to EC Directive 97/23 are subject to the Pressure Equipment Directive (PED).
- Pressure load change resistance
For pressure receptacles in accordance with Directive 97/23/EC, a permissible number of stress cycles N (zul) = 2,000,000 LW according to the policy AD 2000 S1 Section 4.2.2 is presumed to have a fictive permanent resistance.
- Pressure swing adsorption
Pressure Swing Adsorption Technology for separating the nitrogen and oxygen molecules with a carbon molecular sieve or a zeolite molecular sieve. It enables the continual production of nitrogen or oxygen with a high degree of purity.
Profibus (Process Field Bus) is communication and universal fieldbus enables medication between devices from different manufacturers without special adaptations to their interface. Profibus determines the technical properties with which the distributed digital automation devices can be networked.
Profinet (Process Field Network) is the public industrial Ethernet standard of Profibus & Profinet International (PI) for automation. Profinet uses TCP/IP- and IT standards, is real time Ethernet capable and enables the integration of fieldbus systems.
- Programmable control
A freely configurable digital automation device for the control and regulation of a nitrogen generating system or oxygen generating system on a digital basis.
- PSA Technologie
Pressure Swing Adsorption Technology for separating the nitrogen and oxygen molecules with a carbon molecular sieve or a zeolite molecular sieve (allows continual nitrogen production or oxygen production with high purity).
- Refrigerated dryer
Refrigerated dryers cool the compressed air again in order to allow additional water to condense and be eliminated.
- Remote control procedure
Globally remote-controlled further processing of the measured and logged data via computer workstations or mobile end devices.
- RMB Box
With a RMB Box - remote monitoring box that is constantly online, we monitor the functions of your nitrogen or oxygen generator via our web portal — if servicing is required, we can access your system in under 60 minutes via remote control.
- Scroll compressor
Scroll compressors are rotating positive-displacement compressors, which compress the air by reducing the volume.
- Special installations
Specially designed and produced nitrogen generating systems/oxygen generating systems for OFFSHORE or ONSHORE applications.
- Stainless steel valve technology
Mechanical device for regulating gases on a stainless steel bases.
- Touch Control Panel
Multilingual operating module and monitoring module for the control and regulation of the pressure swing adsorption generator or membrane generator.
- Volume flow regulation
A volume flow regulation adjusts the generated compressed air quantity by precisely regulating the drive motor of the compressor to the demand.
- Volume flows
States how much volume is transported through a determined cross section per time period (also called flow rate).
- Zeolite molecular sieve
Central filter element for the adsorption of gases on the basis of crystalline alumosilicate.
Depending on the valid national law or ordinance, pressure receptacles in accordance with Directive 97/23/EC should be registered by the operator at an authorised monitoring centre (ZÜS) before commissioning and inspected by it.