Compressed Air & Vaccum

Compressed Air & Vaccum

Significant cost savings & lowered CO2 Emissions through efficient Heat-Recovery Solutions

Marc Delannoy, General Manager Airflux: “Airflux selected SWEP as a partner for two main reasons. First, SWEP is a well-known brand, appreciated in the heat exchange industry. Furthermore, one of our main partners was already successfully integrating SWEP's brazed plate heat exchangers in their systems. We have had a positive experience of integrating SWEP heat exchangers into our customers'…

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Utilize all the available energy — Heat recovery

Today, global industry consumes a vast amount of energy. The biggest challenge is that as much as half of it is wasted due to the inefficient and complicated recovery of low-grade energy. Heat in the…

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The benefit of compressed air systems becoming smart - a Boge example

The continuous improvement programme – a smart service – considerably improves the efficiency and life cycle of compressed air systems based on continuous Improvements.  

The origin of the revolution

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Beverages: Gropper - oil free piston compressor for bottling

Case Study about planning and implementation of an energy efficient and flexible compressed air station. As the new plant was built from scratch, staff were able to fully exploit the potential of modern factory planning. Berthold Burgmeier, Head of Technology: “We plan and optimise our systems ourselves and efficiency, flexibility and economical energy consumption are extremely important to us.”…

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John Deere - variable peak load compressor

Case Study about optimizing compressed air station to reduce idle times and increase energy efficiency better responding to variable peak loads. Helmut Rembert, Senior Facilities Engineer at the John Deere factory in Mannheim: “Once the turbo compressors are switched off, you have to wait at least twenty minutes for them to start up again. If you want flexibility, you have to run them idle from…

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Bakery UK - production air with heat recovery

Just three months after installing two fixed-speed L110s and one regulated-speed L132RS compressor, along with a heat recovery system from CompAir, a leading supplier of bread products is on target to achieve annual energy savings in the region of £188,000, with a payback on investment in less than two years.

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Plastics: Motan - speed controlled vacuum generators

Flexible, intelligent conveying systems with speed-controlled vacuum generators: Utilizing Elmo Rietschle side-channel compressors and vacuum pumps, motan‘s METRO G and GRAVICOLOR product lines offer a prime example of how process flow digitalization is improving material flow and productivity across the plastics industry.

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GKD - Gebr Kufferath AG - compressed air from the roof

Compressed air from the roof: metal weaver saves 20 % energy: The applications of the metal meshes produced by GKD – Gebr. Kufferath AG range from microfilters for inkjet printers to automotive filtration, and from process belt mesh for dryers and ovens to challenging architectural projects. The company is based in Düren, Germany, and is the world‘s leading technical weaver. A compressor station…

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Beverages: Frueh Koelsch - oil free compressed air

The most economic configuration for oil-free compressed air generation: An excellent set of metrics supported the brewery‘s decision to improve its compressed air generation. “We always record the compressed air energy consumption and the volume flow generated. This gives us a precise overview of the compressed air costs and enables us to carry out targeted optimisation measures.”

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Compressor for Alto Trevigiano Servizi wastewater plant

Located in the area where Prosecco wine is produced and at the time of the harvest and when the winery is at its busiest, from late Aug to early Nov, there’s a considerable increase in the organic burden entering the plant, to the point of reaching a PE (Population Equivalent) of 10,000 with peaks of 13,000 on some days.

To manage both the seasonal surges and the daily variations, it is vital to…

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