Compressed Air

Compressed Air December 1, 1998

Prepare compressed air proposals

A software program was developed exclusively for product sizing, selection, presentations, proposals, budgeting, planning, and training of compressed air equipment.

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Compressed Air November 1, 1998

Electric drive minimizes space, maximizes efficiency

LiquiFlo ac drive uses the cooling medium from HVAC equipment such as chillers and compressors to cool with liquid instead of air. This approach reduces the size of horsepower drives by 70% and provides for greater power density at reduced cost.

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Compressed Air November 1, 1998

Portable compressor reduces size and weight

XAS 96JD portable air compressor is compact, lightweight, and features an airend that has high efficiency. A water-cooled diesel engine has a two-stage, cartridge intake filter with replacement indicator. An extraction system reduces oil consumption.

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Compressed Air November 1, 1998

Air compressor has 100% duty cycle

SSR 50-100 hp rotary screw air compressor provides pulsation-free air 24 hr/day. Microprocessor control has load/unload and automatic start/stop capabilities.

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Compressed Air November 1, 1998

Compressor control saves energy, maintenance

Sigma-Control uses reliable PC components to match compressor performance to demand and save energy. Monitoring and storage of events enhance preventive maintenance.

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Compressed Air October 1, 1998

Rotary vacuum uses oversize intake filter

Rotary screw vacuum packages are available in six models from 10-40 hp with capacities from 168-555 cfm.

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Compressed Air September 1, 1998

Booster raises compressed air pressure

N series booster compressors increase air pressure to as high as 580 psig. The compressors include a TEFC motor, motor starter, aftercooler, prefilter, and anti-vibration pads. The units are piped and wired, ready for installation. Kaeser Compressors www.

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Compressed Air September 1, 1998

Wrapping rubber

Problem: The metal fitting at the point of attachment between air-operated tools and the compressed air piping system often cuts the rubber hose, leading to countless, expensive leaks.

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Compressed Air September 1, 1998

Oilless air compressors have long ring life

PureAir and PureAir II series of oil-less air compressors are available in many configurations, including multiple packages that meet NFPA99 guidelines. The line ranges from 5-15 hp and features a totally dry crankcase.

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Compressed Air September 1, 1998

Synchronizing compressors

Problem: Summer workloads may cause the main air compressor to overheat. How can you synchronize the backup with the main machine? Solution: Hook up a repeat cycle timing relay with an on/off switch to the backup compressor and adjust.

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