KAESER Know How Blog

A blog for the compressed air user

Kaeser Know How is a blog for the compressed air user in New Zealand 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.

Why compressed air efficiency and reliability matters to onshore aquaculture


KAESER Know How blog post: Utilising compressed air in aquaculture - Why compressed air efficiency and reliability matters to onshore aquaculture Part 2 Oxygenation

October 2021

Part 2: Onshore aquaculture - using a Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) - In this blog post we look at how compressed air is used to oxygenate the water in a RAS - another critical factor in the overall success of a RAS.

‘When is it time to upgrade my compressor?’


KAESER Know How blog post: ‘When is it time to upgrade my compressor?’ Top 4 reasons to upgrade your compressor

October 2021

‘When is it time to upgrade my compressor?’ If you’ve been pondering that question recently then read on! In this blog post we look at our top 4 reasons when upgrading your compressor may be the right solution.

Why compressed air efficiency and reliability matters to onshore aquaculture


KAESER Know How blog post: Utilising compressed air in aquaculture - Why compressed air efficiency and reliability matters to onshore aquaculture Part 1 Waste removal

September 2021

Part 1: Onshore aquaculture - using a Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) - is growing at speed thanks to its environmental, sustainable and highly predictable production credentials. In this blog post we look at some of the key roles in a RAS that require compressed air and explain why an efficient and reliable supply is so critical to its overall success.

Your 8-Point Spring Clean ‘to do’ list


KAESER Know How blog post: Spring clean your compressed air system for a hassle free season

September 2021

In this blog post we provide an 8-Point Spring Clean ‘to-do’ list, to help you get your compressed air system ready for the warmer months ahead.

The benefits of air-lift mort and sludge removal systems to aquaculturists


KAESER Know How blog post: Utilising compressed air in aquaculture - The benefits of air-lift mort and sludge removal systems to aquaculturists

August 2021

Fish mortalities and the accumulation of sludge are both troublesome but unavoidable by-products of aquaculture. In this blog post we look at how compressed air is being used to provide an effective, efficient and reliable solution.

Piston versus rotary screw compressors


KAESER Know How blog post: Piston versus rotary screw compressors

August 2021

Both piston and rotary screw compressors are commonly found in automotive aftermarket workshops and garages. But how do you decide which one is right for your business?

The benefits of aeration and oxygenation to aquaculturists


KAESER Know How blog post: Utilising compressed air in aquaculture - The benefits of aeration and oxygenation to aquaculturists

July 2021

From the impacts of rising sea temperatures, to algae blooms and jellyfish blooms, in this blog post we look at how compressed air can be used to mitigate these challenges, thereby contributing to more sustainable and environmental aquaculture practices.

Better safe than sorry


KAESER Know How blog post: Are you properly maintaining the pressure relief valve on your air receiver?

July 2021

In this blog post we discuss what your responsibilities are as an owner of a pressure vessel (or air receiver), and in particular what function the pressure relief valve serves and how to maintain its integrity.

Effortless, effective and ever so smart


KAESER Know How blog post: Effortless, effective and ever so smart compressed air master controllers

June 2021

In this blog post we discuss how today’s sophisticated compressed air master controllers require minimal effort for maximum and on-going energy efficiency gains.

In sync for increased energy efficiency


KAESER Know How blog post: In sync for increased energy efficiency - why the motor matters in a VSD compressor

May 2021

In this blog post we look at the differences as well as the pros and cons of synchronous reluctance versus asynchronous motors used in variable speed drive (VSD) compressors.

Is a VSD compressor the right choice for optimum energy efficiency?


KAESER Know How blog post: Is a VSD compressor the right choice for optimum energy efficiency?

April 2021

One size does not fit all! In this blog post we consider the pros and cons of VSD compressors and discuss where they may be optimally suited.

How important is the purchase price of a compressor?


KAESER Know How blog post: Evaluating the true cost of compressor ownership

March 2021

In this blog post we discuss Life Cycle Cost (LCC) as an approach to assessing the true and total cost of a compressor.

How do I select a compressed air audit provider?


KAESER Know How blog post: How do I select a compressed air audit provider?

February 2021

In this blog post we summarise three key factors that you should consider when selecting a compressed air audit provider.

Why do I need to service my compressed air filters?


KAESER Know How blog post: Why do I need to service my compressed air filters?

January 2021

In this blog post we look a little closer into why compressed air filtration is required and explain some key reasons why it’s important to maintain the integrity of your compressed air filters.

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