A Portable Dryer for All Your Needs

blast pak portable compressed air dryers at shipyard
Portable compressed air dryers are available to purchase or rent for a wide range of applications. These applications include rental fleets, plant air system back-up, mobile abrasive blasting and painting, pipeline dehydration, and really any compressed air application requiring a -40 pressure dew point. With so many portable dryer options available, it is important to know you are buying or renting the right sized portable dryer, and using the right components such as afterfilters and desiccants, based on the application. Be sure to check out our Buyers Guide for Portable Air Dryers to read more about common features and packages as well as other pertinent information such as warranties and customer support.

blast pak portable air dryers at shipyard

Types of Portable Dryers Offered by Van Air

dry pak portable compressed air dryer
dry pak portable compressed air dryer

Van Air Systems, offers four main portable dryers that are used for drying compressed air and natural gas. Each one has a different capacity and designed function, but all come equipped with skids making them easy to be maneuvered using a forklift. Here is a brief description of each portable dryer:

  • Blast Pak Pro Compressed Air Drying System - A single tower deliquescent compressed air drying package that is perfect for the mobile blasting and painting contractor who needs to keep moisture out of blast pots and nozzles. Also, no power needed!
  • Dry Pak Pro Portable Air Drying System - A low cost portable air drying system is perfect for small jobs where portability and dry air matter. Designed for flows up to 185 SCFM, the Dry Pak has no power requirements, meaning it can be used virtually anywhere.
  • Prep 40 Compressed Air Drying System - Well suited for plant back-ups, pipeline dehydration and any compressed air application requiring a -40 pressure dew point. Includes an aftercooler, moisture separator, pre- and after-filters, and an HL series heatless dryer.
  • Cool Pak Aftercooler / Filter Separator - an aftercooler/filter separator combo for portable compressors. It reduces the harmful effects of liquid contaminants. The Cool Pak is designed for use with portable 185 CFM compressors whenever a Dry Pak PRO air dryer is not an economical solution.
Portable Solutions

Dry Pak Pro Duo

The Dry Pak Duo was design that came from the common question we hear, “ Can I get the air even dryer?”. The answer is Yes! The Dry Pak Duo has the same components as the Blast Pak PRO, but with another drying level. This unit was designed for applications that require lower dew points than what our Dry-O-Lite desiccant can provide. Using two deliquescent dryer vessels in a series enables you to achieve a lower dew point. By using Dry-O-Lite desiccant in the first dryer vessel it will knock out a majority of the moisture. This pre-dryer will also…

Dry Pak Pro Duo
Portable Solutions

Cool Pak

The Cool Pak is an aftercooler/filter combo for portable air compressors that delivers cool filtered compressed air for portable jobs. Each Cool Pak consists of an air-cooled after-cooler with a 12VDC motor, 25 micron air filter/bulk moisture separator with a manual drain. All of this is conveniently packaged on a steel constructed stand, with a rock guard, and protective cord wrap for ease of portability. The Cool Pak reduces the harmful effects of liquid contaminants. The Cool Pak is designed for use with portable 185 CFM compressors whenever a Dry Pak PRO air dryer is not an economic solution.

Cool Pak
Portable Solutions

Dry Pak PRO

The Dry Pak PRO is a portable compressed air system designed for flows up to 185 SCFM. With no power requirements this system can be used virtually anywhere. This portable skid mounted system consists of a D12 Deliquescent Dryer, F200-265 Filter, aftercooler with air motor, rock guard, and a regulator lubricator. The DryPak 150 is a low cost portable air drying system is perfect for small jobs where portability and dry air matter.

Dry Pak PRO
Portable Solutions

Blast Pak PRO

The Blast Pak PRO compressed air system, is a single tower deliquescent drying package with conveniently integrated peripherals that are pre-assembled and welded to a forklift skid, allowing maximum portability for mobile drying applications. These compressed air systems can be easily lifted on the back of a truck or trailer and moved about within a plant or worksite. The Blast Pak PRO is an ideal solution for mobile blasting contractors. Wet compressed air clogs blasting pots and compromises the quality of the blasted substrate by putting moisture back on the surface. This moisture then flashes to rust, necessitating costly re-work….

Blast Pak PRO
Portable Solutions

Prep 40

When mobility and portability are essential, turn to the Van Air Systems Prep 40. The Prep 40 series delivers clean, dry and cool compressed air in one integrated forklift skid package. The package includes an aftercooler, moisture separator, pre- and after-filters, and an HL series heatless dryer. Prep 40 compressed air dryers have been designed for the rugged demands of the equipment rental industry. Heavy duty structural steel frame work protects key components. The skid is “sled style” allowing it to be easily dragged and pushed about a job site. These dryer skids are as close to plug-n-play as equipment…

Prep 40

Need a Product?