Compressed Air

Compressed Air February 1, 1998

Blower handles high airflows

Omega 82, positive displacement, lobe blower features an 8-in. nominal gear diameter with 10-in. diameter flanged inlet and outlet ports to provide airflow rates up to 3050 icfm at 15-psig pressure or 15-in. Hg vacuum.

By Staff
Compressed Air February 1, 1998

Using Ultrasonic Instrumentation To Enhance Plant Maintenance

Ultrasonic technology's primary function -- to detect air and gas leaks -- plays a significant role in reducing plant energy costs and is an important part of any plant maintenance program.

By Howard Malm
Compressed Air January 1, 1998

Using An Ergonomic Approach To Moving Material Safely

Over 1 million lower back injuries occur in the workplace each year, costing industry billions of dollars in workers' compensation claims, legal fees, lost time and production, and medical costs.

By Ron Holzhauer
Compressed Air January 1, 1998

Taking A Systematic Approach To Planning Plant Moves

Conducting a plant move is an enormous undertaking from both a mental and financial point of view. Many factors and requirements must be considered. This article offers guidelines on how to plan, execute, and manage a facilities move via truck.

By Wesley Cummins
Compressed Air January 1, 1998

Compressor provides variable pressure

M12 portable rotary screw compressor delivers variable pressures from 70 to 190 psig, with output rated at 43 cfm at 100 psig. Features include the power-saving SIGMA profile airend and air-cooled oil cooler with fan. Kaeser Compressors

By Staff
Compressed Air January 1, 1970

Gas-tight blowers

Kaeser Compressors’ Omega G Series gas-tight rotary blowers feature double piston ring, hardened-steel gas and oil seals for reliable sealing and long service life. Seal vents may be piped back to suction or purged for single envelope, gas tight operation. The input shaft double lip seals with oil barrier prevent air ingress as well as fugitive gas emissions.

By Staff
Compressed Air January 1, 1970

Product Intros – 1970-01-01

Rack design reduces forklift damageThe Defender rack frame can be applied to new and existing installations to resist and reduce forklift damage. The front column is moved back 9-in. from the aisle to reduce forklift contact. The bottom front column is made of tubular steel with a 3/16-in. thick wall to take more abuse than other racks.

By Staff
Compressed Air January 1, 1970

Suggestions Solutions

A steamy CDSolution Source for Steam, Air, and Water Systems provides relevant information on hundreds of related products in nine sections. The free CD devotes more than 20% of its space to engineering guidelines for steam conservation, condensate recovery, and draining liquids from compressed air and other gases.

By Staff
Compressed Air January 1, 1970

Software is abundant for plant engineers

Plant engineers continue to demand efficient, affordable, and well supported software. And software suppliers are keeping up with plant engineers' demands. Here's a sampling of recent software offerings plant engineers should find useful.Software tracks employees' timeEmployee Proj Clock software is an employee project time tracking tool.

By Staff