Pneumatics http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8240/more en FAQs on Reducing the Cost of Compressed Air http://machinedesign.com/pneumatics/faqs-reducing-cost-compressed-air <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Exair </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What tasks do manufacturers do with compressed air? And could they do those tasks more efficiently? 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