Pneumatics & hydraulics

Screw or rotary lobe? — Optimising energy efficiency

09 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Kaeser Compressors Australia

Energy is the largest operating cost in many industries, and with energy costs continuing to rise, choosing a blower for optimum energy efficiency is important.


Futureproofing compressed air refrigerant drying

08 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Kaeser Compressors Australia

Australian legislation will require all compressed air users to transition to low-GWP refrigerants.


Sauer Orkan high-pressure compressors

02 July, 2019 | Supplied by: CAPS Pty Ltd

The Orkan high-pressure compressor series comprises piston compressors and gas compressors of up to 110 kW for pressures of up to 500 bar(g).


BOGE S 111-4 anniversary compressor

27 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Boge Compressors Ltd

The BOGE S 111-4 anniversary compressor integrates the traditional status notification into the body of the machine as an easily visible light strip.


Oxair desiccant air dryers

19 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Oxair Gas Systems Pty Ltd

Designed for consistent pressure dew points, -40°C to -60°C, Oxair's desiccant air dryers eliminate water and freezing ice in low ambient temperatures.


Kaeser Sigma Air Manager 4.0

17 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Kaeser Compressors Australia

Kaeser Compressors has released the latest version of its Sigma Air Manager, its master control system for compressed air production and treatment components.


Kaeser HBS screw blower

04 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Kaeser Compressors Australia

The efficiency of the Kaeser HBS screw blower is said to remain consistent across the entire control range, not just at certain specific levels, making the machine an alternative to turbo compressors.


Swagleok RHPS Series regulators with low-temp seals

03 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Swagelok Corporation

Swagelok has released a low-temperature seal option. The seal is designed to maintain a strong seal in cold climates and applications where significant cooling occurs due to high pressure drop.


Kaeser FSG series compressors with i.HOC rotary dryer

18 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Kaeser Compressors Australia

The i.HOC integrated rotary dryer for screw compressors provides a steady supply of oil-free compressed air, with pressure dewpoints of up to -30°C.


Nitrogen protects grain storage from pests

12 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Boge Compressors Ltd

Using nitrogen in grain silos removes the oxygen from the silo and therefore takes away the means of survival for pests and fungi.


CompAir Ultima air-cooled oil-free compressor

05 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Gardner Denver Industries Pty Ltd

The air-cooled version of the Ultima compressor is claimed to be the first air-cooled oil-free compressor to offer heat recovery for process water.


Kaeser Compressors celebrates 100 years

02 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Kaeser Compressors Australia

First established in Coburg, Germany in 1919, the company is now active all over the world including both Australia and New Zealand.


Smokin' good: clean compressed air for Texas BBQ Foods

13 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Kaeser Compressors Australia

Texas BBQ Foods, a New Zealand producer of Texas-inspired smoked meats, recently added a new compressed air system to meet its needs for a reliable air supply.


Festo Motion Terminal pneumatic automation platform

04 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Festo Pty Ltd

The Festo Motion Terminal is claimed to be the world's first pneumatic automation platform to be controlled by apps.


Bürkert Type 8647 AirLINE SP

03 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Burkert Fluid Control Systems

The Bürkert AirLINE Type 8647 valve island offers complete integration into the SIMATIC ET 200SP decentralised peripheral system from Siemens.


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