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Why Your System Needs A Compressed Air Dryer

A Compressed Air Dryer is used for removing water vapour from compressed air. Humidity is a component of atmospheric air, which can be found in the form of condensate and/or vapour in compressed air distribution systems and the machines that use the compressed air. If the condensate can be easily separated and discharged, humidity, in [...]
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10 Things to target during an air audit to ensure compressed energy savings

Compress Energy Costs through Air Audit With the rapidly escalating cost of electricity, there is an increasing focus within industry on the energy consumption of air compressor systems. As an un-maintained system can be wasting as much as 50% of a compressor’s output, it is important to ensure that your system is operating at its [...]
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CASE STUDY 8 | NPS Slices Energy Costs at D’Orsogna

Local legends D’Orsogna, synonymous with high-quality flavoursome meat products came to Nessco Pressure Systems with concerns over air quality, pressure loss and electricity bills. Like most leading food and beverage wholesalers and manufacturers, their factory relies heavily on compressed air. NPS undertook an Air Audit, mapping D’Orsogna’s airline and recording the current four compressors’ operating [...]
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Compress Your Energy Costs through IVR Variable Speed Compressors

The simple economic model of matching supply with demand optimises productivity and helps control costs. This makes sense not only in the economic world, but also when considering how compressed air is produced and used in a manufacturing facility. Nessco Pressure Systems knows that compressed air is critical to a wide range of functions within [...]
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Compress Your Energy Costs Through Reducing Leaks

Air can often be viewed as an unlimited resource with no associated costs. During an average compressor’s lifetime of around 10 years, the cost of compressed air is roughly divided up as 73% energy costs. The remaining 27% is divided between capital costs, installation and maintenance (see diagram).   In reality, producing 1 kW of [...]
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Advantages of Aluminium Pipe in Compressed Air Systems

Advantages of Aluminium Pipe. The Australian compressed air industry has long been dominated by plastic and galvanised steel piping products – materials borrowed from allied industries such as the building and plumbing sectors. Traditionally, engineers and contractors have consistently specified such systems due to low material costs, familiarity and most of all, out of habit. Recently, [...]

Why Hiring May Be The Smarter Choice!

For all industries, the decision to either rent or buy capital equipment, such as air compressors, has serious ramifications and must be considered carefully. Renting heavy industrial equipment rather than buying offers major advantages that benefit companies of all sizes and across different industries. Below outlines why hiring a compressor or other compressed air equipment [...]
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CASE STUDY 7 | Torkan Packaging

Nessco Pressure Systems has regularly maintained and serviced Torkan Packaging’s compressors for many years. Recently, Torkan Packaging came to NPS with the ever-growing concern of rising energy costs and expensive monthly power bills, as many other Western Australians have also experienced. They had recently installed solar panels and were looking to save some money on [...]
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