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Summer is Here – Is Your Air Compressor Ready?

Posted on 17th February 2017 in

Did you know that hot air blowing out of the compressor’s cooler (that has no quick escape from the enclosure) is sucked back in the inlet end of the machine? If your compressor is installed in a small enclosure, it will benefit from ducting the hot air out of the enclosure. The ductwork cross section should…

OEG Offshore Case Study

Posted on 19th December 2016 in

  Company Profile OEG Offshore is a global supplier of Cargo Carrying Units and A60 Specialist Engineering Cabins. OEG Offshore offers its wide range of services on a nationwide basis from depots located in Perth, Karratha, Broome, Darwin, Melbourne and Gippsland.  Those services include third party inspections, heli-deck audits (CAP 437), fluid handling, specialist design…

Team Work Makes The Dream Work

Posted on 16th December 2016 in

CAPS’ Melbourne-based Sales Engineer, Darren Golding, has recently completed an installation at Rinnai. The final compressed air installation included:  Three (3) Ingersoll Rand MM160’s One (1) Ingersoll Rand D9600IN-A Dryer One (1) VR2000 Wet Receiver and One (1) VR5000 Dry Receiver. This project wouldn’t have been completed without the teamwork of Darren Golding, Peter Zenonos,…

Should I Repair Or Replace My Broken Compressor?

Posted on 17th May 2016 in

You probably don’t think about your industrial air compressor system too often. It continues to hum away in the background, providing your business with the essential compressed air your work processes need. Your service technician arrives every six or months, delivering a comprehensive preventative maintenance program, and all is perfectly well… But as with any…

A Sustainable, Green AFL Field At The MCG

Posted on 29th April 2016 in

As part of a multi-million-dollar project to build Victoria’s largest underground recycled water treatment plant at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), CAPS Australia supplied air blowers for the unique facility. The Yarra Park MCG Water Recycling Facility is a Class A water treatment facility built on the doorstep of the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground,…

CAPS Perth Tackle The Full Hike For Asthma

Posted on 4th April 2016 in

Seven enthusiastic team-members from CAPS Perth headquarters recently participated in the challenging ECU Freeway Bike Hike to raise much needed funds and awareness for the Asthma Foundation WA. The ECU Freeway Bike Hike is Western Australia’s largest community cycling event and has raised over $1 million in funds since its inception. The event is divided…

10 Energy Saving Tips For Your Air Compressor

Posted on 21st March 2016 in

With the end of the financial year in the not too distant future, it is almost certain that your company’s accounts department will be asking you to look at possible cost savings with all of your plant and equipment. With 10 to 15 percent of all industrial electricity used generates compressed air, and servicing and…

Paying Less Costs More: The Dangers of Parallel Imported Products

Posted on 14th March 2016 in

When it comes to any tool purchase, it’s not surprising that one may be tempted to invest in a parallel import – after all, if compared to the genuine product, it may cost almost half the price. But is it really worth the risk simply because parallel imports are cheaper? Parallel importation – or the…

Case Study: REDARC – Electronic Converters

Redarc has over 35 years’ experience in the research, design, development, and manufacture of a range of electronic voltage converters and associated products. Key Industries they operate in include Trucking, mining, emergency services, marine, motorhome and 4WD. OBJECTIVES In electronics manufacturing, nitrogen is used to provide an inert atmosphere during automated soldering processes, delivering higher…

Case Study: ROBERT OATLEY Vineyards

Posted on 22nd February 2016 in

Blending traditional winemaking values with the precise management of processing technologies, from vine to bottle, the Australian winery has the ability to increase production to meet modern demands, save overhead costs and minimise their impact on the environment. With a production capability of thousands of bottles daily, compressed nitrogen is a vital component of the…