Air Quality Analysis

medical air compressors

Case Study: Medical Air Compressor & Suction System Upgrade (Central Tablelands Hospital)

Medical compressed air system upgrades. We recently completed a major upgrade of the medical air and suction systems for a hospital located in the Central Tablelands of NSW. After 25+ years of solid operation, the hospital’s old Compair compressors and vacuum pumps were ready for retirement.  To accommodate the client’s requirements, we recommended new, state-of-the-art, […]

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AS/NZS 1715:2009 : Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment for boat building and shipwrights

Do you use compressed air breathing equipment in your boat workshop? If so, are you aware of the relevant Australian workplace standards to which your equipment and respirators need to comply? Compressed air is a versatile utility, that is widely used throughout the metal industry. Some compressed air applications are, however, more critical than others. […]

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AS/NZS 1715:2009 : Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment for steel works and workshops

Do you use compressed air breathing equipment in your steel workshop? If so, are you aware of the relevant Australian workplace standards to which your equipment and respirators need to comply? Compressed air is a versatile utility, that is widely used throughout the metal industry. Some compressed air applications are, however, more critical than others. […]

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Pharmaceutical Production and Packaging ISO 8573-1:2010 Compressed Air Contaminants & Purity Testing

Does your pharmaceutical production and packing business use compressed air for critical applications? If so, are you aware of the relevant ISO standards your compressed air equipment needs to comply? Compressed air is a versatile utility, that is widely used throughout pharmaceutical production industries. Some compressed air applications, however, are more critical than others – […]

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Beverage Manufacture and Packaging ISO 8573-1:2010 Compressed Air Contaminants & Purity Testing

Does your beverage manufacturing and packing business use compressed air for critical applications? If so, are you aware of the relevant ISO standards your compressed air equipment needs to comply? Compressed air is a versatile utility, that is widely used throughout beverage manufacturing industries. Some compressed air applications, however, are more critical than others – […]

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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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compressed air distribution systems

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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Food Processing and Packaging ISO 8573-1:2010 Compressed Air Contaminants & Purity Testing

Does your food processing and packing business use compressed air for critical applications? If so, are you aware of the relevant ISO standards your compressed air equipment needs to comply? Compressed air is a versatile utility, that is widely used throughout food manufacturing industries. Some compressed air applications, however, are more critical than others – […]

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AS/NZS 1715:2009 : Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment for cabinet makers

Do you use compressed air breathing equipment in your cabinet making business? If so, are you aware of the relevant Australian workplace standards to which your equipment and respirators need to comply? Compressed air is a versatile utility, that is widely used throughout the cabinet making and kitchen manufacturing industry. Some compressed air applications are, […]

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AS/NZS 1715:2009 : Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment for spray painters

Do you use compressed air breathing equipment in your spray booth and/or workshop? If so, are you aware of the relevant Australian workplace standards to which your equipment and respirators need to comply? Compressed air is a versatile utility, that is widely used throughout the spray painting and motor vehicle industry. Some compressed air applications […]

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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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Case Study : New Compressed Air System Design and Installation (Industrial Printing Facility)

Industrial compressed air system for a large-scale global printing company in Sydney. » THE PROBLEM A global company specialising in the industrial print industry acquired a 120,000sqm manufacturing site in Western Sydney and commenced demolition and restoration works to develop a high-tech, high speed, paper printing facility producing supplementary advertising magazines for many well known Australian […]

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types of air compressors

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 – […]

air compressor monitoring systems

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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