KAESER Know How Blog

A blog for the compressed air user

Kaeser Know How is a blog for the compressed air user in Australia where you can find a wealth of knowledge as well as advice and tip and tricks that could help you plan, design and operate an optimised and efficient compressed air system.

Blog posts from 2020

Top 5 compressed air blog posts for 2020


KAESER Know How blog post: Top 5 compressed air blog posts for 2020

December 2020

As an unforgettable year draws to an end and we all start to slow down for the festive period and reboot for the year ahead, we take the opportunity to share with you our most popular blog posts from 2020.

How to energy efficiently ensure the correct air pressure at the air connection


KAESER Know How blog post: How to energy efficiently ensure the correct air pressure at the air connection

November 2020

What do you do if your compressed air pressure is too low at the take-off point in your system? Do you just set the station pressure 1 bar higher to compensate? In this blog post we identify how you can get the correct pressure at the air connection while avoiding this costly pitfall.

How to ensure a smooth restart and maximise compressed air uptime after lockdown


KAESER Know How blog post: How to ensure a smooth restart and maximise compressed air uptime after lockdown

27 October 2020

In this blog post we share with you four key checks that we recommend doing before restarting your compressor after an extended period of shut down to ensure a smooth restart and maximum compressed air uptime.

Compressed air contracting - The benefits of just buying the compressed air you need


KAESER Know How blog post: The benefits of compressed air contracting

October 2020

In this blog post we discuss what compressed air contracting is and the benefits you could realise by selecting this option - especially in the current climate where many CapEx budgets are constrained thanks to COVID-19.

Should a dryer be installed before or after the air receiver?


KAESER Know How blog post: Designing a compressed air station - should the dryer be installed before or after the air receiver?

September 2020

When it comes to designing a compressed air station - should the dryer be installed before or after the air receiver? In this blog post we discuss the pros and cons of both options and provide some examples of when each configuration may be most beneficial.

Operating a reliable compressed air system throughout stage 4 restrictions


KAESER Know How blog post: Operating a reliable compressed air system throughout Melbourne's Stage 4 business restrictions

14 August 2020

Operating a reliable and trouble-free compressed air system for essential businesses and services will have never been so important. In this blog post we re-share recommendations on compressor daily and weekly preventive maintenance checks.

Reliable and safe compressed air for the mining industry


KAESER Know How Blog Post: Reliable and safe compressed air for the mining industry

August 2020

In this blog post we look at 3 key factors that will play a large role in ensuring the on-going reliability and safety of compressed air equipment.

Minor measures - major benefits [whitepaper] - How to develop an energy efficient compressed air system


KAESER Compressors Whitepaper: Compressed air in the pharmaceutical industry part 2

July 2020

In this blog post we share an extract from the second part of our ‘compressed air in the pharmaceutical industry’ whitepaper series, which describes the key points to observe in the process of renovating an existing or planning a new system, and provides some tips on optimisation.

How preventive maintenance can reduce your costs in the long run


Preventive maintenance with KAESER Compressors

June 2020

In this blog post we look at what key benefits can be realised by prescribing to preventive compressed air maintenance and how this can assist you in reducing your compressed air costs long term

How to extend the lifetime of your compressor


KAESER Know How Blog post: How to extend the lifetime of your compressor

May 2020

In this blog post we look at how overhauling an air compressor can extend its lifetime and will in some circumstances be the best alternative to investing in a new compressor.

When air compressor hire might be the right solution


KAESER Know How blog post: When air compressor hire might be the right solution

April 2020

In this blog post we look at the benefits of air compressor hire and when this might be the right solution, as well as highlighting new Government initiatives available when investing in capital equipment.

How to achieve optimum blower aeration efficiency and reliability [whitepaper extract]


Kaeser Know How blog post: How to achieve optimum blower aeration efficiency and reliability [whitepaper extract]

March 2020

In this blog post we share an extract from a recent whitepaper which looks at three key factors which can assist a WWTP in optimising the efficiency and reliability of their blower aeration process.

The advantages of thermal mass refrigeration dryers


Kaeser Know How blog post: The advantages of thermal mass refrigeration dryers

February 2020

In this blog post we look at how the latest advances in compressed air refrigeration technology can assist you in achieving year-round optimal energy efficiency.

The risks of compressor oil ageing and how to avoid them


KAESER Know How blog post: The risks of compressor oil ageing and how to avoid them

January 2020

When it comes to operating a fluid-injected (or oil-injected) rotary screw compressor, selecting the right cooling fluid and ensuring its on-going integrity are both essential to the continuing reliability, efficiency and overall lifetime of the compressor and its wearing parts. In this blog post we share more information around our maintenance tip of the month - #1 regularly check and maintain your oil levels and oil quality.

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