The benefits of owning an Air Separation Unit (ASU)
Many Industrial gas users have made the switch from gas users to gas producers to decrease costs and increase product supply reliability. In all cases it is less expensive for the user to produce industrial gases than it is to purchase them. On site production eliminates the mark up transportation costs of delivered product. All of these units can be designed to run with a minimum of manpower and run unattended a majority of the time.
There are several non cryogenic process that consumers can purchase to produce small amounts of Oxygen or Nitrogen:
N2 Membrane Systems.
N2 PSA Systems
O2 PSA, VSA or VPSA Systems
Cryogenic Air Separation Units.
New Air Separation Unit
Used/Relocated Air Separation Unit