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'…read full business practice
The continuous improvement programme – a smart service – considerably improves the efficiency and life cycle of compressed air systems based on continuous Improvements.
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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.”…read full business practice
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…read full business practice
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.read full business practice
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.read full business practice
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…read full business practice
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.”read full business practice
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…read full business practice