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Optimization of Compressed Air Systems

Compressed air systems provide compressed air which is used in various operations in the mill. There are opportunities for efficiency improvements in the compressed air systems that will save energy. Possible measures include filter inspection, maintenance of coolers, replacing air lubricant separators, minimizing compressed air leaks and monitoring of belt wear.

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Development Status Products
Commercial

Optimization of Compressed Air SystemsCosts & Benefits

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Energy Savings Potential

In addition to the maintenance plan, reducing leakages in the system can reduce energy consumption by 20%. Control systems can reduce energy by about 12%. Proper pipe sizing can reduce energy consumption by 3%.

CO2 Emission Reduction Potential
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