Compressed Air

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
The ST100 Air/Gas Thermal Flow Meter has thermal dispersion technology and is designed for the measurement of air, combustion air, oxygen, natural gas, synthesis gas, methane, and many other process gases. Courtesy: FCI
Compressed Air January 4, 2017

Air/gas thermal flow meter

The ST100 Air/Gas Thermal Flow Meter has thermal dispersion technology and is designed for the measurement of air, combustion air, oxygen, natural gas, synthesis gas, methane, and many other process gases.

By Fluid Component International (FCI)
Just as the process piping and controls for a flare need to be properly designed to handle the full range of product flow rates to the flare, the steam supplied to the flare needs equal consideration. Courtesy: Spirax Sarco
Compressed Air December 19, 2016

The science behind steam-assisted flares

Just as the process piping and controls for a flare need to be properly designed to handle the full range of product flow rates to the flare, the steam supplied to the flare needs equal consideration.

By Mike Mabry, Oil & Gas and Chemical, Spirax Sarco
When a steam-to-water heater with a modulating control valve is used, the condensate from the float and thermostatic trap should not be lifted. Courtesy: Cummins-Wagner
Compressed Air December 7, 2016

How to set up proper steam condensate piping

All steam condensate systems for commercial, industrial, and any other application need to have proper piping.

By Richard Goins, Cummins-Wagner