Revisit the top 5 compressed air blog posts from this year!
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. We have produced a wide range of advisory compressed air blog posts this year, from; how preventive maintenance can reduce your costs in the long run to how you can achieve optimum blower aeration efficiency and reliability, and we hope you have found them useful. Join us in reading our final blog post of the year as we revisit our top 5 most popular compressed air blog posts from 2020. See you in 2021!
No. 5 - Preventive maintenance
How preventive maintenance can reduce your costs in the long run
A compressed air system can quite often be overlooked. Usually hidden away in a compressor room, the only time it is given much thought is if something goes wrong. However, paying it a little attention at prescribed intervals can actually be extremely beneficial to its on-going reliability and efficiency which could ultimately generate significant cost savings in the long run. 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.
No. 4 - To hire or not to hire?
When air compressor hire might be the right solution
Whether your business has seen a sudden surge in production in the current economic climate, or you now find yourself considering putting capital investment plans on hold - one thing will undoubtedly have not changed - that being your requirement for a reliable supply of high quality compressed air! As the fourth utility to industry, compressed air will be a life blood of your business. Thankfully, there are a number of options you can take advantage of to ensure your compressed air supply needs are met. 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.
No.3 - Blower system integration
How to achieve optimum blower aeration efficiency and reliability [whitepaper extract]
Blower air is indispensable to the biological processes that take place in a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). Blower system integration - on both the blower and the system level - is essential in order to maximise energy efficiency and reliability, ensuring that this critical service is readily available for the communities that the WWTP serves. 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.
No.2 - Designing a compressed air station
Should a dryer be installed before or after the air receiver?
In designing a compressed air station one of the most common questions we get asked is - should the dryer be installed before or after the air receiver? There is actually no right or wrong answer as each layout has its own set of benefits and drawbacks. 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.
No.1 - Fast 5: compressor oil circuit maintenance
The risks of compressor oil ageing and how to avoid them
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.
OK, we know, the traditional 12 days of Christmas doesn’t actually start until December 25. But, as many of us will no doubt be taking a break over the festive season - we’re bringing you our 12 days of Christmas in the run up to the festive break. If you click the link below you will find a seasonal compressed air tip, trick or piece of advice every weekday between December 8 to 23. Bookmark it now!
On-going Service Support
Our Australian offices will be closed from Thursday 24 December 2020 to Friday 1 January 2021, re-opening on Monday 4 January 2021 at 8.30 am AEST. Just a reminder that our Service team are available throughout the holiday period for emergency service support. Just phone 1800 670 770.