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Posted on 1st October 2019 in

CAPS Product Manager for Gas and Special Products, William Chan, recently travelled to Germany to visit one of the world’s largest manufacturers of high-quality high-pressure compressors, SAUER Compressors. Having made a name for themselves in the global marine industry, SAUER Compressors has been collaborating with CAPS for approximately eight to nine years now. Further cementing…

INMATEC Factory Tour – Munich, Germany

Posted on 10th July 2019 in

CAPS Product Manager for Gas and Special Projects, William Chan, recently had the valuable opportunity to visit one of our long-term supplier’s factories in Munich, Germany. INMATEC is a manufacturer of high-quality nitrogen and oxygen generation systems. CAPS have been distributing INMATEC products into the Australia market for the last 9 years and was appointed…

How Your Business Can Take Advantage of the $30,000 Instant Asset Write Off

Posted on 27th May 2019 in

When it comes to small business, cash flow is king, and being able to invest in your business is crucial. Earlier this year the Federal Government announced it would extend the instant asset write-off for another year, and in the Budget announcement, the Treasurer has added another sweetener for small business – extending the threshold…

Single Stage vs. Two Stage Air Compressors

Posted on 10th December 2018 in

Larger F&B manufacturers can see long-term benefits with dual-stage air compressors. One of the key issues that most people working within the food and beverage (F&B) manufacturing sector is that air compressors will use an average of 10 to 15 per cent of a facility’s energy. That’s a significant figure. In an interview with Food…

INSIGHT Connect App Now Available – by Ingersoll Rand

Posted on 6th December 2018 in

The INSIGHT Connect mobile app (for Android) will add mobility and further enhance the simplicity and flexibility of Ingersoll Rand QX Series™ cordless assembly tools. Thanks to Ingersoll Rand, taking control of your fastening process doesn’t have to be complicated. Manufacturers in the motor vehicle, heavy truck and bus, appliance, heavy equipment, aerospace and other…

Powering On Through a Blackout: Is Your Facility Prepared?

Posted on 1st November 2018 in

In any news story about extreme weather, close to the beginning, if not in the headline itself, will be the number of homes and businesses left without power. Power outages are an inevitable and frustrating side-effect of storm and bushfire season. If your business, like most, is dependent on mains power to operate then an…

How Much Could Your Winery Save With A Compressed Air Audit?

Posted on 5th September 2018 in

Compressed air is a critical utility to many industries, including the wine industry, performing a range of wine production functions including grape processing (crushing, pressing, cooling, heating, filtering, drying), as well as receiving and bottling the end product. Its versatility and convenience make compressed air essential to a diverse range of applications, with approximately 15%…

CAPS Super Spring Sale: Huge Savings with Ingersoll Rand!

Posted on 4th September 2018 in

CAPS Announces Huge Savings with Ingersoll Rand Super Spring Sale CAPS Australia has announced the launch of its Ingersoll Rand Super Spring Sale, offering unprecedented savings on the list price of selected Ingersoll Rand rotary screw air compressors– reducing prices by more than 25%! Available while stocks last, the promotion is valid for all Ingersoll…

Case Study: Bell Bay Aluminium, Tasmania

Posted on 17th August 2018 in

Pacific Aluminium is a world leader in quality aluminium products. Pacific Aluminium is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto, with five assets including smelter operations in Australia and New Zealand. REQUIREMENT CAPS were tasked by Bell Bay Aluminium with providing 100% oil-free, clean compressed air with the most efficient compressed air technology to assist…

A Simple Device Can Save A Life: Practising Compressed Air Safety

Posted on 2nd August 2018 in

A failure or sudden release of a line or a hose under pressure can be devastating to people nearby. A worker in QLD was recently killed after receiving severe head injuries while removing a hose from a 100 tonne pressure vessel. The worker was bleeding the vessel when he was struck on the head by…