Blog Focus - Pneumatech: Expert air treatment and industrial gas since 1966
What started as a family business has since grown into the world’s trusted expert in air treatment and industrial gas solutions. It’s a
success story we’re proud of, a true testament to the drive and entrepreneurial spirit of our entire team.
Power tools are a key to productivity in the oil & gas or the metal working industry. Maintenance and production tasks must be carried
out efficiently, however intensive use of vibrating power tools, such as grinders, can expose operators...
Selective soldering with nitrogen is an essential process in the production of printed circuit boards (PCBs). It is used for bonding
components to PCBs that could otherwise be damaged if exposed to a lot of heat. Another area of application are mixed-technology circuit
boards with layout constraints.
Hydrogen production: How is hydrogen made and what is it?
Hydrogen is becoming increasingly important as a promising clean energy carrier – especially with a view to a more climate-friendly future.
But have you ever wondered what hydrogen actually is and how it is produced? In this article, we look at the basics and technologies used to
produce hydrogen and what makes hydrogen a special element.
Case study: Atlas Copco Vacuum enables sustainable practices for energy-efficient buildings
Isola, based in Norway is a company that provides insulation products for the construction industry with a focus on sustainability and
efficiency. They aim to contribute to sustainable economic growth by being a socially responsible promoter...
Choosing the right assist gas in laser cutting: nitrogen or oxygen
When it comes to laser cutting and other industrial processes, the choice of assist gas is crucial in achieving optimal results. Nitrogen
and oxygen are commonly utilized as assist gases, each with its own unique properties and applications. Understanding the characteristics of
both gases, will help you to make an informed decision to ensure precision, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness in your operations.
Nitrogen generators for the wine industry: Enhancing quality and efficiency
In the world of winemaking, the pursuit of excellence and the preservation of quality are paramount. Therefore, winemakers are turning to a
game-changing solution to enhance their craft: nitrogen gas. From preventing oxidation to controlling carbonation, nitrogen plays a vital
role throughout the winemaking process.
Your passion is vinification, ours is air compressors.
Compressed air accounts for a large amount of energy consumption in the wine production process, especially in the production of grapes. A
big part of wine-making is a result of the work of equipment and is dependent on its efficiency.
An air compressor should be located in well ventilated, shaded areas, out of direct sunlight. This includes the inlet for the compressed air
system which should be located away from heat sources such as the compressed air outlet, refrigeration or air conditioning plant and
Cutting, shaping, drilling, and finishing, compressed air is critical for any machine shop. Shops rely heavily on the compressed air system
to assist in a variety of operation processes. Commonly the parts produced are used in the machine industry, car industry or even the
aircraft industry. A traditional workday in a machine shop requires the use of air compressors to generate an intermittent or continuous
source of pressurized air. What machines commonly require compressed air in the shop?
Variable Speed Drive (VSD) Compressors: What to know.
Variable Speed Drive compressors are a game-changer in the world of compressed air. These compressors automatically adjust their
operating speeds to match the real-time demand for compressed air. It's an important feature, especially when it comes to energy savings.
Surprisingly, the electricity consumed by a compressor can account for the largest portion of its total cost of ownership, not the initial
purchase price. On average, VSD technology can reduce energy costs by 35% to 50%, which translates into significant saving
When an industrial application calls for a steady supply of quality air, more and more users are turning to rotary screw compressors. Their
efficiency, reliability and versatility make them a great choice in these cases. But there are countless applications and many different
types of rotary screw air compressors. So which one is the right one for you?
Your tool is stalling, or is not working to its expected performance, and you find yourself asking ‘why is my angle grinder spinning too
slowly?’, or ‘why has my pneumatic grinder stopped working?’, read on.
Lighting tower reminds night, but also refers to diesel engine. In turn, night reminds us of silence, which is not exactly what we
associate with an engine... With urban centers becoming increasingly dense and legislation increasingly strict about noise pollution in
construction sites, keeping decibels to acceptable levels has been the great challenge of the main construction equipment manufacturers.
The working principles of multistage roots vacuum pumps
Fore vacuum pumps are defined as those which exhaust to atmospheric pressure. They are also required to support secondary pumps or to attain
the initial conditions for their operation. There are two types of fore vacuum pumps:
Energy Recovery in Air Compressors: Harnessing Efficiency for Sustainability
In today’s world of increasing environmental awareness and the drive for sustainable practices, industries are actively seeking innovative solutions to reduce energy consumption and minimize their carbon footprint. If your business uses air compressors, focusing on energy
recovery in air compressors is one area to pay attention too.
Why is saving energy important? A focus on ALUP range offered by Ash Air
Did you know that 70% of the total cost of compressor installation consists of energy costs?
There are many reasons why saving energy is important for your business as it helps you in many ways to make your business more efficient as
well as providing you with many different forms of value. Ash Air's range of Alup products can help you become more energy efficient to help
reduce energy bills, reduce your costs and comply with all environmental legislation.
Exactly what is compressed air? Where does it come from? What is it for? When we compress—or squeeze—air into a small space, we call it
compressed air. When humans discovered the ability to compress air, civilisation made a huge leap forward. The reason? Compressed air opened
the door to all kinds of new production methods.
Upgrading Your Compressor: When is the Right Time?
Air Compressors are essential tools in a variety of industrial settings. No matter what industry you are in having a reliable air compressor
can be a crucial part of getting the job done efficiently. However, like an investment, air compressors require upkeep and maintenance, and
eventually will need to be upgraded. But how do you know when it’s time to upgrade your air compressor? Here are some things you need to
3 Things To Consider When Choosing the Right Vacuum Technology
There are three key factors to remember when researching and choosing the proper vacuum pump for your process: how the vacuum pump will
impact the application and vice-versa; what the application’s vacuum requirements are; and the complete cost of ownership.
Stay Connected with your Air Compressor Remotely With ICONS
Did you know that conducting an air compressor health check has become even easier? Getting easy and affordable access to your compressor
status information at your fingertips with our Intelligent CONnectivity System (ICONS
Compressed air system leaks are indeed a big source of energy waste. Leakage in piping systems have been shown to exhibit leaks of up
percent of the total energy costs. Addressing
leaks is one of the first maintenance steps a facility can take to reduce energy costs.
From small-scale experiments to large industrial production lines, vacuum pump failure can force your project into downtime — leading to
missed deadlines and revenue loss. For many organisations, sourcing an onsite or offsite backup pump is crucial to safeguarding
Here, we explore whether your project would benefit from keeping spare vacuum pumps. Let’s begin by looking at having an onsite
Why is leak detection important for your vacuum system?
If you have a vacuum system, you need a helium leak detector. You spend a lot of money on vacuum pumps, piping, hardware, and gauges, but if you have a leak, your system ends up not working effectively and you're throwing away money. Leak detection is an important step
that you should not skip during your vacuum system application.
Efficiency of Compressed Air Distribution and Piping
Think about efficiency for a minute. Every year with constant innovation, things are becoming even more efficient. Everything from
electronics to industrial machinery are being developed to get more done faster while using less power.
What Causes Liquid Ring Pump Cavitation and How To Prevent It?
Liquid ring vacuum pumps are commonly used in a variety of industries for applications that require the reliable vacuum. These pumps work by
using a liquid ring to compress air and other gases in the system. However, these pumps can sometimes cavitate, which can lead to damage and
decreased efficiency. In this article, we will explore the reasons why liquid ring vacuum pumps cavitate and how to prevent it from
The air surrounding us is a mixture of fry air and water vapor. The amount of water in the air depends on the temperature and volume of the
gas. The higher the air temperature, the higher the air's ability to absorb more moisture. Find out about compressed air humidity here.
Compressed air so portable it even reaches the moon.
Did you know that Chicago Pneumatic helped man land on the moon? Notice in this photo of the Apollo 11 landing what appear to be
"soccer balls" on top of the capsule. They were inflated through a compressor specially developed by Chicago Pneumatic for
Investing in an on-site industrial gas generator is a great way to reduce your environmental footprint and your operating costs. Once you
have taken this important step, there are some other things you can do to maximize your gas generation energy savings. Here are seven of
The importance of saving energy when compressing air
For many businesses, preserving energy and becoming more sustainable have become top priorities. That not only saves them money but also
makes them more competitive in the future, when demand for “green” products and services will only increase. Not just because governments
mandate greater sustainability but also because customers expect it.
While you relax and read this, do you see an electronic appliance around you? Wondering how could you relate to the current read?
We got you! Compressed air is all around, in the electronic appliances you use right now.