Top 10 tips from compressed air system design experts on reducing energy consumption

We are being encouraged & reminded daily to save energy, reduce our carbon footprint and adopt a greener lifestyle. Growing customer expectations and increasing legislation mean that businesses can no longer afford to ignore the demand for energy-saving products.

So, here at PIF HQ we have decided to bring a series of ‘Top Tip’ articles on how to reduce energy consumption across your plant or process.

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Top 10 tips from compressed air system (CAS) design experts

  • Reduce the air pressure to the minimum requirement
  • Size the pneumatic components for the actual performance needs
  • Filter and dry air in an appropriate way
  • Use only quality products
  • Isolate the plant when not in use using 2 port valves
  • Stop air blow when not needed
  • Generate vacuum using multi-stage ejectors with vacuum switches
  • Where possible select low energy consuming components
  • Periodically check the air consumption
  • Prevent and reduce air leaks

Please leave any more tips below!

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