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Compressed air emerges as a fundamental asset within any industry, offering exceptional Installation flexibility, performance and efficiency.

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Industrial Air Compressor: Performance and Efficiency

The versatile role of industrial air compressors.

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Powering Diverse Industries and Product Manufacturing

The industrial landscape is a complex realm, comprising various application areas and contexts. It goes without saying that industrial context includes several segments of application areas. The most common ones entail the manufacturing of individual parts as well as the creation of complete products. Installation flexibility and versatility is what makes compressed air one fundamental asset of industries. Discover more about implications of air compressors in product manufacturing. Choose from a wide range of industrial products, such as industrial air compressor or industrial rotary screw air compressor, for increased demand for compressed air.

Choosing the Right Power Supply for Your Industrial Air Compressor

When integrating compressed air into industrial facilities, one of the initial considerations is the power supply requirements. The choice of power system depends on the specific context. Industrial environments with high current demands often operate on a three-phase system (400 V), while smaller businesses might rely on a single-phase setup (230 V). The selection of your air compressor should align with the electrical configuration. A single-phase system can efficiently power air compressors with engines up to 3 HP (2.2 kW), whereas a three-phase system can handle air compressors with higher capacities, particularly when amperage requirements reach certain levels.

Managing Sound Levels: A Crucial Factor in Air Compressor Selection

When choosing the right air compressor for your industrial facility, carefully assessing the sound level generated by the compressed air generator is essential. This consideration becomes even more critical when space limitations prevent the allocation of a dedicated room for the airflow system. But what exactly do we mean by sound level?

  • Sound power level: This metric quantifies the energy released by a sound source within a defined unit of time.
  • Sound pressure: It measures the effect of a sound source's energy, or a group of sources, and is influenced by the distance from the source(s) as well as the acoustic properties of the environment.

Selecting a new air compressor requires a thorough evaluation of the acceptability of the sound level within your workplace. This parameter is instrumental in determining the activities associated with a particular noise level. For precise guidance on choosing the most suitable air compressor, it's advisable to consult with an expert in the field.

dBA

Type of sound

140 dBA

Flight deck while take-off or landing

120 dBA

Whistle from 1 m distance

Pain threshold, over this level the risk of ears damages is real

115 dBA

Take-off of an airplane from 10 m

110 dBA

Music sound level in a disco event

105 dBA

Chainsaw from 1 m distance

100 dBA

Pneumatic drill from 10 m distance

95 dBA

Desperate cry

90 dBA

Motorcyle from 6 m distance

85 dBA

Chainsaw from 2 m distance

80 dBA

Heavy traffic in highway from 25 m

70 dBA

Hairdryer from 1 m distance

65 dBA

Normal speech

60 dBA

Lawn mower

55 dBA

Television from 1 m distance

50 dBA

Fridge from 1 m distance

45 dBA

Light buzz

35 dBA

Silent fan

25 dBA

Breathe from 1 m distance

5 Examples of Air Compressor Applications in Industry

  1. Facilities specialised in hydraulic pump combinations. Any crane truck benefits from hydraulic pumps separated from engine.
  2. High-frequency welding sessions can be done thanks to compressed air, customised systems.
  3. Compressed air is perfect when power has to be generated for maintenance tasks, stationary or mobile compressor act as powerful generators.
  4. When minimising the risk of unexpected shutdown of industrial vehicles is mandatory air compressor are a suitable solution. Batteries can be boosted and preserve the business.
  5. For general manufacturing industry air compressor are used to do clamping, tool powering, stamping, cleaning. 

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