It’s a commonly known industrial fact – between 10-15 per cent of industrial electricity is used to generate compressed air. And yet, compressed air is an inefficient form of energy – 90 per cent of the input energy used is discharged as waste heat. This is not only costly from a sustainability standpoint; wasting energy means … Continue reading Why a compressed air audit is worth the energy
Green manufacturing means cost savings. Don’t believe us? The reality is that air compressors can drain a company’s bottom line. Statistics show that relooking and refining your compressed air strategy saves up to 80 per cent; and while there is still some resistance in making the move, SMC’s “Energy Saving Customer Journey” can easily facilitate … Continue reading Go on an energy saving journey with SMC
The first advanced compressed air energy storage (A-CAES) in Australia will be built in South Australia, near Strathalbyn. While the basic technology behind compressed air energy storage has been available since the 19th century, the technology has been improved and taken up at a larger scale with the uptake of renewable energy sources which fluctuate … Continue reading Compressed air to be utilised as storage for renewable energy
Nitrogen generators can be used onsite in order to save a company money and time. Manufacturers’ Monthly explains. Compressed air is considered the fourth utility being used in many industries after water, gas and electricity, according to Atlas Copco Compressors. The company has nitrogen generator solutions that can help manufacturers produce nitrogen on-site. Salena Estate … Continue reading Taking nitrogen on-site
Exair has released a new Model 1004SS M4 Back Blow Air Nozzle which will be distributed in Australia by Compressed Air. The nozzle has been designed to deliver airflow for blowing debris and liquids from small pipe or hose inside diameters and other internal features. Each unit has array of holes. They provide 360 … Continue reading Compressed Air to distribute new Exair Back Blow Air Nozzle
External mix atomizing spray nozzles mix liquid and air outside the nozzle and allow the air and liquid flows to be adjusted independently.
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Festo introduces a smarter way to keep energy consumption of compressed air systems firmly under control.
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