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Compressed Air

Compressed Air August 10, 2017

Five overlooked compressor truths

There are many aspects of compressed air that are overlooked. A large amount is wasted. Small changes can impact your compressed air efficiency and minimize costs.

By Bob Vavra, content manager, Plant Engineering
Compressed Air June 20, 2017

Refrigerated air dryer series

The FLEX Series refrigerated air dryer is designed to efficiently remove liquid from compressed air by harnessing latent heat produced as it converts from solid to liquid or liquid to solid.

By SPX Flow
Compressed Air June 19, 2017

Wireless digital flowmeters

A line of digital flowmeters with wireless capability use a Zigbee mesh network protocol to measure and monitor compressed air use, trends, and historical data.

By Exair
Compressed Air June 18, 2017

Rotary screw air compressor series

The RS185 to RS260 oil-flooded rotary screw air compressors provide a more energy-efficient solution for customers with high-capacity air requirements.

By Ingersoll Rand
Compressed Air June 15, 2017

Mobile portable compressor

The M58 mobile portable compressor is designed for demanding applications such as demolition, sandblasting, and construction.

By Kaeser
Right to left: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Prime Minister of Poland, Beata Szydlo, listen as Thomas Kaeser, Chairman of the Board at Kaeser Kompressoren, presents the latest innovations in the field of compressed air technology (left of Thomas
Compressed Air April 26, 2017

German chancellor learns about Industrie 4.0 products at Hannover Messe

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Prime Minister of Poland, Beata Szydlo, visited the Kaeser booth at Hannover Messe and learned about how compressed air technologies utilize Industrie 4.0.

By Kaeser
Compressed air leaks not only waste energy, they can cause system pressure drops which can make a system run less effectively. Courtesy: Atlas Copco Compressed air leaks not only waste energy, they can cause system pressure drops which can make a system run less effectively. Courtesy: Atlas Copco
Compressed Air March 6, 2017

Compressed air leaks leads to lost money

Compressed air leaks are expensive in a facility, and too often overlooked, which can have a detrimental effect on overall costs.

By Bob Baker, Atlas Copco Industrial Air Division
Compressed Air January 23, 2017

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, January 16-January 22: lowering compressed air costs, VFD efficiency, keeping DC motors healthy, more

Articles about lowering compressed air costs, VFD efficiency, keeping DC motors healthy, motor current analysis, and the importance of motor winding analysis were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, January 16-January 22. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Brana Webb
Compressed Air January 16, 2017

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: January 9-January 15: Lowering compressed air costs, methods for motor testing, keeping DC motors healthy, more

Articles about lowering compressed air costs, methods for motor testing, keeping DC motors healthy, NFPA 70E compliance, and VFD efficiency were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, January 9-January 15. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Brana Webb
Measuring and monitoring air use is an important component in managing your compressed air costs. Courtesy: Atlas Copco
Compressed Air January 5, 2017

10 tips to lower compressed air costs

Keep an ear out for leaks, but look at other factors as well.

By Deepak Vetal, Atlas Copco Compressors