Producing your own nitrogen is a winning proposition
Time to abandon the nitrogen bottle?
If your job requires nitrogen, there is a good chance you work with nitrogen bottles delivered by an industrial gas supplier. There is also a good chance you are looking for an alternative to these gas deliveries. For one, because the cost of purchased gas keeps surging. There is also the logistics of storing and handling all those nitrogen cylinders. Of course, there is the bigger question: is your supplier dependence for such a critical resource a smart choice for your business? After all, supply chain issues have been a constant in recent years. The solution is simple: produce your own nitrogen. All it takes to achieve supply independence and a lower cost of gas is a nitrogen generator connected to a compressor.
What are the advantages of on-site nitrogen generation?
Having an on-site nitrogen generator can avoid production downtime, eliminate logistical hassles, and save you money:
- Control your gas supply: Nitrogen is available whenever you need it. If you need more, you simply produce more.
- The right nitrogen purity for the right application. Why overpay for the maximum purity of purchased gas if your application has no need for it?
- Lower cost of gas: No rental charges, transport expenses, and evaporation losses.
- No loss of gas: Purchasing gas means paying for the at least 10% of gas that is left in a high-pressure nitrogen bottle. It can never be completely empty.
- Lower environmental footprint: Eliminating nitrogen deliveries lowers your transportation emissions.
- No safety hazards when handling high-pressure gas cylinders.
- Easy integration in existing compressed air installations.
- Return on investment often in less than two years.
No more nitrogen bottles?
So should you say goodbye to the nitrogen bottle? Not necessarily. The issue is the high cost (in many respects) of purchased nitrogen, not the gas cylinders themselves. In fact, you can choose to add a gas bottle rack to your on-site nitrogen generation system. Filling your own nitrogen bottles allows you to manage sudden peaks in demand. You can also use them as back-up storage.
A solution for your specific nitrogen needs
Running your own on-site nitrogen generation system gives you control over your nitrogen supply with a solution selected to meet your specific needs. This is an area where Pneumatech excels. We are a specialist in on-site industrial gas generation and compressed air treatment. We offer a wide and flexible range of top quality nitrogen generation systems. More than that, we can be your nitrogen generation partner. We can give you all the answers you need, and help you through the specification process. We will also make sure your gas generation system (with or without nitrogen bottles) works smoothly.
Pneumatech’s PMNG range of nitrogen generators utilizes proprietary membrane separation technology. Membrane generators are an excellent choice in low (90%) to medium (99,5%) purity applications such as tire inflation, fire prevention, tank blanketing and pipeline drying. Nitrogen pressures can go up to 12 bar (g) without the need for an additional booster.
Engineered for simplicity, durability and ease of use make the PMNG what we believe to be the most user friendly unit in the market. All pre-filters and controls are included inside the canopy.
The PPNG series is Pneumatech’s premium on-site nitrogen solution for low to high flows, with best-in-class performance and the most complete scope of supply.
The generator has outstanding air factors at full load thanks to the use of highly efficient Carbon Molecular Sieves (CMS) and back-flow pressurization.
The air consumption is also optimized at reduced nitrogen flow or pressure demands, thanks to the advanced energy saving algorithm, which automatically adjusts the cycle times of the generator.
The control and monitoring capabilities of the PPNG series are truly impressive.
Pneumatech gives oxygen to your business. With the PPOG series, Pneumatech offers an attractive replacement for traditional oxygen supply with very interesting returns on investment.
The PPOG1-120 series uses Pressure Swing Adsorption technology to extract oxygen from compressed air, resulting in oxygen purity levels up to 95%.
The PPOG 2-18 HE series is a true game changer in on-site oxygen generation. 30% more efficient than traditional oxygen generators, the PPOG HE gives you the oxygen volume, purity and reliability you need at a massively reduced cost and a smaller environmental footprint.
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With the PPOG series, Pneumatech offers an attractive replacement for traditional oxygen supply with very interesting returns on investment.
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