While researching ways to increase efficiency in fluid power systems I ran across a recent pneumatics blog by Parker Hannifin that I thought I’d share with the Fluid Power Design readers. The Parker blog gives a number of recommendations to help increase plant efficiency and save on overall maintenance costs. Some of the pointers include:
- Right-sizing compressors and components – save energy and reduce design space by right-sizing your components and compressors
- Choose the right-sized cylinders to address safety issues
- Help prevent leaks and line contamination by using thread sealants
- Have a maintenance plan that includes looking for leaks in hoses, tubing, fittings, valves, joints, quick disconnects, etc.
- Preform regular audits on systems
- Train and re-train employees on the correct way to operate the system
Click here to read the full blog.
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