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Data set: Compressed air (03.00.000)

Full name
Compressed air; 10 bar, low efficiency; production mix, at plant; high power consumption
Reference year
Valid until
Reference flow(s)
LCI result
LCIA results included?
Energy carriers and technologies / Mechanical energy
Use advice for data set
The data set represents a cradle to gate inventory for compressed air 10 bar (low efficiency). It can be used to characterise the supply chain situation of the respective commodity in a representative manner. Combination with individual unit processes using this commodity enables the generation of user-specific (product) LCAs.
Data set use approval
No official approval by producer or operator
General comment
The data set covers all relevant process steps / technologies with a good overall data quality. The inventory is mainly based on industry data and completed, where necessary, by secondary data.
LCI Method Principle
LCI Method Approaches
  • Allocation - market value
  • Allocation - exergetic content
Completeness of product model
All relevant flows quantified
  • Dependent internal review by
License and access conditions
Access information
The data set can be used free of charge by anybody to perform LCA studies, to distribute it to third parties, to convert it to other formats, to develop own data sets etc. as long as the copyright and license conditions for the ELCD data sets and the ILCD format are met that can be accessed via Please note e.g. that reference must be given to the 'Owner of data set' and to the 'ELCD database' plus version number, when using the data set or parts thereof. Please note also, that any modifications/omissions of the data set results in invalidity of any existing 'Official approval of data set by producer/operator', that the impression must be avoided that this would still be a complete ELCD data set, and that the content of further fields has to be adjusted. For details see the aforementioned copyright and license conditions.
Owner of data set
Technical purpose
Compressed air to serve as a utility in many manufacturing operations e.g. industrial maintenance work, on the production line as pneumatic tools, etc.
Input Products
No records found.
Data set version
Time stamp (last saved)
Data set format
ILCD format
Compliance system(s)
  • ILCD Data Network - Entry-level (Overall compliance: Not compliant)
Registered in
Process is not registered in any registry
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