Tagged under: air compressor

How much does an industrial compressed air system cost?

November, 17 2021

Many factory facilities and industrial workplaces will need compressed air – anything from running important manufacturing tools to powering pneumatic production equipment. Many companies are also dependent on compressed air to operate and see compressed as a vital utility – as important as water, power or gas.

Unfortunately, compressed air can be expensive to run and if not used efficiently, can lead to unnecessary waste. This results in high electricity costs that could be avoided.

Compressed air system safety checks

September, 10 2021

Regular checks and maintenance of your air compressor can ensure that your operations run smoothly. Better yet, preventative safety checks will ensure that you avoid any breaks or faults before they happen, which will ensure no unexpected downtime.

How to reduce air compressor noise

April, 28 2021

Traditionally, air compressors have been known to produce a lot of noise. They need a motor to produce compressed air so it’s become expected that an air compressor of any shape or size will produce some sound. It’s almost inevitable, especially for larger air compressors required for industrial factory applications. But is there anything that can be done to reduce the noise that an air compressor makes? And is there such a thing as a quiet air compressor?

Vixen versus fixed-speed air compressor

February, 25 2021

Purchasing a new industrial air compressor for your workshop or factory can be a big investment so you’ll want to make sure that the compressor you choose is not only the most efficient for your needs, but that it’s cost-effective too.

There are different types of compressors available that are designed for specific purposes and some will be more suited for your needs based on whether you need to use compressed air for short amounts of time, or around the clock. Rotary screw compressors such as fixed-speed and variable-speed compressors are both popular options for various reasons and each have their own benefits.

Best industrial air compressors for manufacturing

January, 28 2021

Air compressors are used in many different applications and workplaces, from large factory facilities to smaller workshops. Compressed air is needed in many manufacturing industries which includes primary producers, consumer goods packaging, automotive and construction.

So that these industries can perform at their peak and manufacture everything they need to, they must have the right industrial equipment in place, this includes industrial air compressors.

Optimising your industrial air compressor

November, 19 2020

As we all know, energy is an important part of our day-to-day lives in New Zealand. Energy is needed to power the devices in our homes, heat our workplaces, and transport us where we need to go – whether that be across the country or down the road. Our energy consumption as a country is 589PJs or 0.15% of the world’s total annual consumption – while that may seem small in comparison, the effects can have long-term consequences.

Should I use a fixed-speed or variable-speed air compressor?

September, 15 2020

Whether you need an air compressor for a small workshop or perhaps you require a more advanced system for a manufacturing operation, there are now many different types and sizes of air compressor at your disposal. As technology has advanced so too has the technology that powers air compressors – there’s no longer a ‘one size fits all’. The type of air compressor that you choose for your business will be determined by a number of factors and it’s not as easy anymore as simply deciding between a rotary screw or a piston air compressor.

Oil-free versus oil-lubricated air compressors

August, 18 2020

Whether you run a workshop or a food manufacturing operation, there are now such a vast range of air compressors available that it can be hard to decide just which air compressor is right for you and the job at hand. One of the options to consider when you go to purchase a new air compressor is whether you should choose an oil-lubricated air compressor or an oil-free air compressor.

When is a rotary screw compressor better than a piston compressor?

May, 19 2020

There are now so many different types of air compressor on the market that it can be hard to decide which compressor will work best for your requirements. Popular types of air compressor available include the rotary screw compressor, and the piston compressor. Both have their own particular uses and benefits, but what’s the difference?

To help you decide whether you need a rotary screw compressor or a piston compressor, we’ve outlined some of the main differences and benefits below! Read on to find out more.