JUST five months after installing a
new Quantima air compressor,
Australia’s largest milk processor,
Murray Goulburn (MGC) is on track
to save $147,000 in annual energy and
maintenance costs and reduce CO2
emissions by more than 1,908 tonnes
over 12 months.
SIAD Macchine Impianti, from Bergamo Italy, has modified the Tempo² range of PET-blowing compressors, to only produce 75dB(A) at 1m in any direction – proudly naming the new development ‘the Silent box®’.
A revolutionary advance in compressor technology, now available in Australia, is said to be able to provide major environmental benefits and substantial cost savings for industry.
Compressors & Pneumatics
WITH energy efficiency becoming a major
concern for businesses and communities
combined with the development of industry
energy standards, compressors and pneumatics
have never been more under the spotlight.
With users more energy conscious than ever
before, the October issue of Manufacturers’
Monthly will include a special feature on energy
reduction technologies specifically designed for
compressors and pneumatics. Editorial will also
contain interviews with
An environmental consultant reveals the strategies manufacturers need to develop to be fully prepared for
emissions trading and a Managing Director involved in the High Performance Consortium will discuss how
smaller manufacturing companies can collaborate to beat the multinationals.
THE latest revision to the MEPS scheme has raised the benchmark of electric motor efficiency in Australia.
Waste not, want not: new design technologies are helping manufacturers eliminate excessive air usage in compressed air systems, with some remarkable results. Katherine Crichton reports.
THE latest process control system Simatic PCS 7 has now been expanded by Siemens with telecontrol functions.
In an effort to reduce costs and energy consumption, manufacturers are undertaking maintenance programs incorporating stringent testing and maintenance of systems. Katherine Crichton reports.
THE SK 21-SFC rotary screw compressors from Kaeser has been developed in Kaeser’s research and development centre in Germany.
BOGE Compressors will be exhibiting at the National Manufacturing Week 2008 exhibition, Stand No. 5416, being held at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre from 27 – 30 May.
LINC Energy, Australia’s leader in clean coal technology, has recently installed three Boge SL481 screw compressors at a coal tenement site in Queensland.
ATLAS Copco has introduced the GA 5 VSD, the smallest variable speed drive compressor range available.
HONEYWELL, in collaboration with SKF, has introduced OneWireless equipment health monitoring (EHM), the latest addition to Honeywell’s portfolio of industrial wireless solutions.
As one of the world’s 100 most sustainable companies, Atlas Copco is proud to once again be sponsoring the Manufacturers’ Monthly’s Endeavour Awards.
AS one of the world’s 100 most sustainable companies, Atlas Copco is proud to once again be sponsoring the Manufacturers’ Monthly’s Endeavour Awards.
Many improvements have been made in compressor design but attention is now turning to what goes in them. Katherine Crichton.
BOGE has expanded the SLF range of space saving and energy efficient screw compressors which combine a direct-coupled drive system with frequency control.
ANYONE who has ever ridden in air-suspended luxury vehicles will have seat-of-the-pants knowledge of the quality of air isolation.
AUSTRALIAN WINE producer and exporter, Taylors Wines, optimises its Clare Valley production facility with the aid of environmentally-friendly compressed air systems from Champion Compressors.