limit to the psi in compressed air?

by Thomas Darling
(Duncan, MS)

Two questions. Is there a limit to the psi? How much you can compress air? Question two. Is there a limit to how high the temperature can go when the air is compressed. If so what is that temperature? say their is no dissipation or temperature leakage. I am requesting a confirmation.

Thank You,
Thomas Darling
Emailmeattools@yahoo.com
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Thomas, interesting question. I will have to leave this one for engineers out there, except to say that, I believe, if you have a pump with the mechanical capability and with infinite energy, than air can be compressed further to the point where it may even change form?

Anyone else?

Bill

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May 18, 2014
pressure limits
by: Doug in s.d.ca

What Bill said.

Try "critical temperature" and/or "critical pressure" for moire specifics.

The engineering toolbox site probably is close.

Also try the image view for graphs.

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