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Compressed air considerations for food industry applications

FOOD PROCESSING & PACKAGING


Most of Australia’s food processing and packaging industries rely on compressed air to provide power for production demands which vary greatly from industry type to seasonal variations. The selection of the right air compressor and system to match such needs is critical, not only for maximum productivity but to minimise the impact of rising energy costs.

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Compressed air audit reveals potential savings in excess of $300,000

 

Many industries around the world are waking up to the potential for savings in compressed air generation costs.

While compressed air generation is vital throughout the world to power production in major industries, it has become a constantly increasing cost factor due to rising energy prices. This is of particular concern for Australian industry dependent on keeping expense down to remain competitive.

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Custom KHE Compressors go to sea

Salmon farm relies on Southern Cross Compressors

On a recent holiday tour of the Apple Isle, I was fortunate enough to mix business with pleasure by visiting Huon Aquaculture’s salmon farming facilities at Hideaway Bay on Tasmania’s South east coast.

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Want to save energy? Two-stage air compressor technology

Southern Cross CEO, Mark Ferguson: “If Australian industry really wants to get serious about saving energy then it needs to take a close look at ‘two-stage’, air compressor technology. As energy costs continue to outstrip other business input expenses it is critical, more than ever before, to find new ways to save power. Two-stage compressors may just be one of the answers.”

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Kaishan Group launches global expansion in australia air compressors by southern cross compressors

We are expanding! Kaishan Group launches global expansion

As China’s number one air compressor company boasting four large production facilities throughout the country, Kaishan produces more than 30,000 rotary screw compressors and 250,000 reciprocating compressors annually for application and installation throughout the world.

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Compressed Air… is it a sustainable power source for industry?

With the rapidly rising cost of electricity, the answer to this headline question is complicated, with many variables affecting the real efficiencies relating to cost versus application.Most industries in Australia and throughout the world rely on compressed air as a major source of energy to operate equipment such as pneumatic controls, air tools, pumps, valve actuators, pistons and large-scale processes. Compressed air is used because it is a clean, safe and convenient energy source, but compressed air is also an expensive energy source. In fact, approximately 10% of the electricity supplied to Australian industry is used to compress air.

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You could save thousands on your energy bills

It will cost you nothing to find out!

More and more companies are discovering that they are wasting many thousands of dollars every year in energy costs though inefficiencies in their compressed air systems.

Air leaks, incorrect settings, receiver and dryer inadequacies, blocked filters, poor maintenance practices and often wrongly specified equipment for the demand can add massive costs to your business.

Using state of the art detection equipment, our qualified technicians can find all the inefficiencies in your C.A. system and fix them.

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Air Compressor Health Tips

Get the most out of your compressor with these helpful air compressor health tips

With these air compressor health tips, the correct compressor system for your needs and a good maintenance program, you will be able to extend the life of your compressor, reduce running costs and increase efficiency.

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Advanced Scroll Compressor Technology

Lower energy use and achieve higher efficiency with scroll compressor technology

We recently introduced the Ganey range of advanced lubricated scroll compressor technology that delivers exceptional efficiency with minimal moving parts.

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Enjoy Airend Lifetime Warranty!

Was your air compressor package delivered after 31 May 2015?

Enjoy compressor airend lifetime warranty! That’s right!

If your air compressor was delivered after Sunday 31 May 2015, we are providing lifetime warranty on the airend of both the single and 2-stage KHE series compressor packages! (more…)

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Southern Cross Air Compressors at NMW 2015 Melbourne

National Manufacturing Week Warranty and Service Surprise

Lifetime Warranty Extension and Fixed Servicing

We LAUNCHED lifetime extension to warranty on our renowned ‘SKY’ series of rotary screw air-end at National Manufacturing Week!

These rotary screw air-ends are used in both single and two-stage KHE series compressor packages. This extension applies to air compressors delivered after 31 May 2015.

The confidence we have in the screw ai-rend, the heart of the compressor, represents a massive change in industry thinking. Simply, because of the outstanding reliability of the screw compressors that are currently in the field. A division of the Kaishan Group, we design and manufacture the highly efficient ‘SKY’ series screw air-ends, and have full factory backing for this bold initiative.

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Compressor Innovation

National Manufacturing Week: get the latest manufacturing and air compressor innovation

Constant digital and engineering innovation surround the manufacturing industry, and usually start with these questions:

How do I get competitive? How can I reduce cost and increase profit? Can I be more efficient?

We will be at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre for National Manufacturing Week 2015, with our two-stage and LGX compressors on the floor. We will be waiting to give you the answers you’re looking for.

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New Tasmanian Distributors Announced

Southern Cross is proud to announce the appointment of two new distributors in Tasmania to deliver Southern Cross products and services exclusively in Tasmania.

Since 1999 FuidLine North and South have been supporting Tasmanian customers state-wide as a specialist supplier of pneumatic and hydraulic equipment also offering on-site inspections and advice, design and selection and after sales technical support.

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Troubleshooting Compressed Air Systems

There are several common issues that arise in the typical compressed air system at any given time. This guide is to assist those involved in monitoring or maintaining a compressed air system to identify common issues and apply a solution to ensure the system is maintained at maximum efficiency and operating costs are minimised at all times.

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