Air Dry Co. of America, a subsidiary of Joslyn Sunbank Corp., is a California based company whose primary products are air and gas dehydration and purification systems and associated air handling components such as high-pressure air reducing manifolds, dew point monitors, and gauge valves. Air Dry is a Total Service Organization serving defense and industry worldwide.
Since 1953, Air Dry has been dedicated to the research and development of precision products manufactured to the highest standards of quality assurance. Air Dry furnishes high and low pressure dehydration systems for virtually all the shipbuilding programs of the united states Navy, including the Trident strategic missile submarines, the Los Angeles class attack submarines, the Nimitz class aircraft carriers, the Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer, and a Perry class guided missile frigates. In addition, Air Dry provides equipment in support of international shipbuilding programs for Spain, Australia, the Republic of China, and Japan.
Air Dry has also developed purification systems for military weapons systems such as Sidewinder, Chaparral, and Stinger. For the Sidewinder program, Air Dry designed the first integral compressor purification system to meet low-temperature purity requirements for infrared sensors which is critical to the accuracy of these heat seeking missiles. Air Dry's heritage of innovative technology has been expanded into the industrial sector with new and exciting products. Some of these innovations include a circuit breaker arc quenching unit for the electric power industry, a natural gas purification system, air breathing purification systems, and a dual pane window drying system for high humidity applications.