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compressed air energy management audits

Case Study: Compressed Air & Energy Management Audit (Aluminium Producer)

Monitoring and rectifying compressed air low-pressure issues. » THE PROBLEM A producer of extruded aluminium products in Western Sydney requested assistance to diagnose a recurrent issue they were having with low pressure on their compressed air system. Plant management concluded they required a larger air compressor and wanted to know what size machine they should install. […]

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Case Study : Design and Installation of New Compressed Air Distribution System (Waste Recycling Facility)

The benefits of lowering compressed air operating pressure. » THE PROBLEM A prominent waste recycling facility in Western Sydney requested assistance in the design and installation of a new compressed air distribution system and additional compressor capacity to facilitate the installation of several new optical sorting machines. Their existing plant included two 110kW Compair fixed speed […]

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Compressed Air Specialists – Sydney and Australia-wide

Sydney and Australia-wide assistance. The team at CAT Air are compressed air specialists. We work with industry compressed air operators to maximise efficiency, reliability and productivity. Independent compressed air services We believe our success is in our independence. We are not affiliated with any specific air compressor brands instead designing, supplying and installing compressed air systems […]

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Case Study : Compressed Air Demand & Energy Auditing (Paint Manufacturing Company)

Compressed air efficiency audits. » THE PROBLEM A prominent paint manufacturer in Western Sydney requested assistance due to regular low-pressure events in the factory and the presence of liquid water contaminating their airlines and affecting production. They were concerned about having a lack of compressed air capacity as all three of their compressors were running during […]

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The importance of fixing leaking compressed air equipment (it will save you thousands)

Do you know the true cost of compressed air leaks?  FACT… Compressed Air is an expensive form of energy FACT… Most compressed air systems have leaks FACT… Unrepaired leaks are a waste of money that is directly affecting your bottom line Compressed Air is a utility, much like electricity, water or gas. Often termed ‘The […]

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We have partnered with Suto iTec to provide compressed air & gas measurement technology to Australia

The team at Compressed Air Technology are pleased to announce we have partnered with SutoiTec to provide compressed air & gas testing and measurement technology products to Sydney and Australian businesses.  Introducing SUTO iTEC SUTO iTEC was born from an idea that compressed air and gas systems need improvement, that end-users were being starved of technology […]

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Common Types of Air Compressors

Buying a new air compressor? Do you really understand the compressed air requirements of your plant? Do you know how much air your equipment consumes and at what pressure? Are you aware that the single biggest cost associated with owning and operating an air compressor system will be the electricity costs required to run it? 1. Reciprocating Air […]

compressed air system pressure flow

Compressed air system pressure flow

Pressure-Flow Control: It’s More Than Stabilising Pressure The Compressed Air Challenge® Fundamentals and Advanced training discuss the benefits of using central controllers to efficiently control system compressors. These systems are called “System Master” controls. Modern day System Master Controls use advanced technologies to network air compressors in a preprogrammed sequence. A properly configured network with […]

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Control storage and compressed air system evaluation

Control (Wet) Storage – a Misunderstood Concept When evaluating a compressed air system and the proper application of storage, one of the most misunderstood concepts is control storage. It is often referred to as wet, primary, or in some cases demand storage. However, the term control storage is more reflective of its main function – […]

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Easy-to-implement air compressor master control and monitoring systems

Compressed air is one of the most expensive energy sources used in our industrial plants. However, most compressed air systems have large energy savings potential. Easy-to-implement master control and monitoring systems provide crucial system information including the key performance indicators required to manage air compressors and their associated energy costs. Master control systems run air […]

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The importance of compressed air system monitoring

Six important reasons why you should monitor and log your compressed air system.  The compressed air system in most industrial and commercial facilities is vital to production machinery and processes.  When it goes down so does the plant output.  This important utility is often one of the most costly energy consumers in a facility. Yet […]