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See You At The Energy Efficiency Expo (Adelaide) 2017!

Posted on 7th August 2017 in

CAPS Australia is proud to be attending The Energy Efficiency Expo and Seminar at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Wednesday 9 August 2017.  Energy costs are a key challenge for businesses today, even more so for those who utilise compressed air. Approximately 15% of a business’s total energy usage derives from compressed air, and a…

Case Study: Barangaroo South, Sydney NSW

Posted on 3rd August 2017 in

The contract, conceivably the most significant in CAPS’ 38 year history, was recently finalised. This was CAPS’ second time working with project developer, Lend Lease, following a successful bid for the installation of two 2,000 kVA generator sets into Sydney’s MidCity during its construction in 2009. REQUIREMENT Lend Lease’s latest development, Barangaroo South, is a…

Case Study: CV Tool & Engineering Co.

Posted on 13th July 2017 in

CV Tool and Engineering Co (CV Tool) is a specialist service engineering company located in Dandenong South, Victoria. OBJECTIVES Nitrogen gas is widely used to blanket precision laser cutting as its inert properties prevent oxidisation of the cut edge while the gas pressure ensures a clean cut without any residual material sticking to the underside….

Case Study: PROCAL – A Milk and Dairy Manufacturer

Posted on 22nd June 2017 in

Procal is a family owned fresh milk and dairy manufacturer. Their milk is sourced from local farms and produced in a state of the art facility in Melbourne. OBJECTIVES In yoghurt packaging, gas is often applied to the vapour space of the containers in order to control their composition. This process, called blanketing, greatly improves process…

Case Study: Domestic Offshore Oil Platform

Posted on 5th June 2017 in

The customer involved in this project is an oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the United States, Canada, Egypt, the United Kingdom North Sea, Australia, and Argentina. CHALLENGE This customer owned a set of dryers on an offshore oil platform that had been subjected to highly corrosive natural and man-made environments. This…

CAPS Exhibits at FarmFest Toowoomba 2017

Posted on 31st May 2017 in

CAPS recently wrapped up another successful year at the Toowoomba FarmFest, having the opportunity to meet with a variety of people across the agricultural community and offer exclusive show deals. CRT FarmFest is one of the fastest growing and successful field days in Australia. Showcasing over 2,000 companies and attracting over 60,000 visitors from across the nation and…

Powering On Through A Blackout: Two Power Turbines in Kalgoorlie Face Closure

Posted on 5th May 2017 in

  Kalgoorlie businesses need to consider the risks associated with a potentially unreliable power supply. What would be the cost of having your EFTPOS, fridges, computers, lights and staff not working for one hour, two hours or more? With the shutting down of the West Kalgoorlie Power Station, Muja A & B in Collie, and…

CAPS Helps Support the Kids of Macarthur

Posted on 4th April 2017 in

CAPS Cordless Tool Donation Used as First Prize at the Geoff Plowes Campbelltown Children Charity Golf Day. Camden Golf Club was filled with people ready to bid on donations from local businesses and individuals. CAPS donated 2 Ingersoll Rand cordless tool kits, which were used as the first prize for the highest bidder. Proceeds from…

Is Your Compressor Running Hot?

Posted on 27th February 2017 in

Summer is here and the last thing you want is your compressor running hot. A compressor with an elevated temperature presents all sorts of problems that can damage both the compressor and end products.  Here are a few quick ways to determine if your compressor is in trouble and some advice on how to avoid…

Heat and Your Compressor – What to Expect This Summer

Posted on 27th February 2017 in

Your air compressor generates a tremendous amount of heat!