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Partnering with Manufacturers to Achieve Energy Savings

Partnering with Manufacturers to Achieve Energy Savings

SMC Corp. of America, a supplier of factory automation components, has been working with manufacturers for nearly a decade to reduce their..

08/01/2014 with 0 Comments
Don’t Drain Your Profits: Remove Compressed Air Condensate Efficiently

Don’t Drain Your Profits: Remove Compressed Air Condensate Efficiently

Your air compressor makes more than compressed air. In the process of squeezing atmospheric air into compressed air, heat and water are..

08/01/2014 with 0 Comments
Your Air Tool is Inefficient – Here’s Why

Your Air Tool is Inefficient – Here’s Why

Since we are surrounded by vast, unlimited volumes of atmospheric air, it is easy to think that the compressed air in your plant piping is..

04/01/2014 with 0 Comments
Don’t Ignore the Basics

Don’t Ignore the Basics

Workers at a small fiberglass manufacturer implemented some good efficiency measures a few years ago, yet some basic elements of their..

01/31/2014 with 0 Comments
Innovative Design at Aerospace Saves 86%

Innovative Design at Aerospace Saves 86%

Two compressed air systems in Standard Aero’s CF-34 engine overhaul and test facility at its Winnipeg aerospace complex were installed..

07/31/2013 with 0 Comments
Optimizing Pulse Dust Filters

Optimizing Pulse Dust Filters

High flow-short duration pulses caused by compressed air-powered dust filter cleaning can cause excessive pressure differentials in a..

04/01/2013 with 0 Comments
Striking Gold With Compressed Air Training

Striking Gold With Compressed Air Training

Employees of New Gold’s New Afton copper/silver/gold mine, located just west of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, have recently..

02/01/2013 with 0 Comments
Keep Compressed Air Dry!

Keep Compressed Air Dry!

It is vital to keep compressed air dry. Most compressed air systems have liquid water and water vapor, as a consequence of the compression..

12/24/2012 with 0 Comments
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