Compressed Air System Design

Too often we see the wrong compressors installed for the application.  A great deal on a larger compressor may look appealing initially, but seldom does anyone point out the additional electrical costs incurred to run it over the ten or so years it will be in operation.

Our approach tends to differ from that of a traditional compressor dealer, we believe in spending time with our clients to get to know the true compressed air requirements so that the correct equipment can be evaluated and selected accordingly.

We take a similar approach to designing your piping and distribution systems. Remember, a compressed air system is only as efficient as its installation. We often hear clients complain they are ‘running out of air’, when the fact is their compressors are perfectly cable of supplying their processes, but restrictions in piping and poor design are leading to pressure drop and subsequent equipment malfunction.

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The compressed air system design process

At Compressed Air Technology we start with the end in mind. By understanding your plant’s unique requirements we follow a few simple steps to ensure systems are tailored to your exacting needs:

  • First we measure and monitor to understand the volume, pressure and quality of compressed air required for your application
  • Then we go to market to evaluate the available compressors, receivers, dryers and filtration systems to achieve those requirements, at the lowest operating cost, with a heavy focus on reliability
  • Finally we design piping and reticulation systems to deliver compressed air from the plant room to your equipment with a minimum of pressure drop. Taking into account flow, pressure, piping material and distance, we calculate optimum pipe diameters based on the velocity of the air. Attention to detail with pipeline fittings and valves further enhances the performance of the system

Call us on 1300 663 113 to book an obligation free compressed air system assessment.

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We are Sydney’s leading compressed air specialists

Compressed Air Technology are specialist consultants and contractors for the compressed air industry. Working with industrial compressed air operators to maximise efficiency, reliability and productivity. We design, supply, install, monitor and certify compressed air systems for a wide range of industries Australia wide.

Our independence is the key to our success

Huge increases in the cost of energy has seen the company start to focus on energy management. We are now regularly called upon as subject matter experts in a consulting capacity, to design compressed air systems that are efficient as well as reliable and safe. Our independence is key to our success, we are not encumbered by the constraints of a typical compressor dealer, we design each system with an open mind and scour the market for equipment that best suits our clients needs.

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We use specialist compressed air equipment

The company has invested heavily in specialist measuring, monitoring and testing equipment, along with the training of personnel to operate and understand measurement and monitoring methods for compressed air and gas systems. Our whole approach sets Compressed Air Technology apart from the crowd, we believe in what we do, are passionate about compressed air and strive to build long lasting, mutually beneficial relationships with a wide range of clients across a variety of sectors.

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