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.
Designing a compressed air station
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.
Two fundamental requirements of compressed air equipment used in the mining sector will be ongoing operational reliability and safety. Selecting high quality equipment to initially meet these requirements is a great start, however it is only part of the story when it comes to continually meeting these requirements. In this blog post we look at 3 key factors that will play a large role in ensuring the on-going reliability and safety of compressed air equipment.
In this blog post we share an extract from the second part of our ‘compressed air in the pharmaceutical industry’ whitepaper series, which describes the key points to observe in the process of renovating an existing or planning a new system, and provides some tips on optimisation.
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.
With many companies now tightening capital expenditure, in this blog post we look at how overhauling an air compressor can extend its lifetime and will in some circumstances be the best alternative to investing in a new compressor.