Air Audit is a service provided to our upstate New York area customers. An air audit by Kinequip ensures your compressed air system does not stop operating at optimal performance and is not using more energy than designed. If you need to detect the source of degradation, a highly trained Air Specialist will look for affordable money and energy saving improvements and recommended solutions.
Just a few of the common problems found during an Air Audit:
LEAKS: The most common issues found are leaks, studies from Kaeser Compressors suggest. "As much as 35% of the compressed air produced in the market today is wasted to leaks, and everyone has leaks”. We can help you locate the leaks and perform the repair. Detection and following the recommendations provided from a professional audit will find these leaks, reduce the cost of energy to run your compressor and save your investment of a compressor.
OVER-PRESSURIZATION: Increasing pressure to compensate for capacity issues makes any leaks, leak more and can increase power consumption by 5% for every 10 psi increase. We will help you determine your system is running and responding when required and lower the pressure of your compressed air system operating closer to the actual design requirement.
PIPING & CONNECTIONS: Piping is usually where most operators find needed improvements, that is why piping is also an important consideration! We look for piping restrictions, consider piping material, old layouts, wrong pipe sizing, pipe expanded sections due to company growth. You can easily identify a well laid out piping system should at first glance, understand and see where the pipes are going, why and continue on to use. Kinequip would help ensure your actual piping system delivers the optimal required air flow and produce the minimum pressure drops. Check the angle of directional entry connections and discuss possible affordable replacement solutions for tee connections.
RESTRICTIONS: Service and maintenance schedule will help save you money by avoiding performance and air quality issues. Know your system, know where and what is in use, disconnect any unused systems. Some things that can impact capacity, performance and create air quality issues; filters with rust, scale or clogged, manual maintenance like drain traps and separator cartridges. Take advantage of the Kinequip regular maintenance services.
Double check your check list - find any improper applications - lack of compressor controls - ensure your operation systems is maintaining consistent stable pressure - confirm you have sufficient storage - advise - help monitoring and maintain - Venturi air nozzles - air inducers - pumps - diaphragm pumps
and much more...