Investment in Energy Efficient Compressors

Following recent investments in additional machining capacity at Almond Engineering, the old compressed air system was beginning to wheeze a little. We therefore installed two Gardner Denver compressors, with the duty machine being variable speed, and a fixed speed machine acting as an assist when demand peaks.

The new machines have several advantages beyond reliability and capacity: their noise level is far lower than the old machine; they pump out less heat into the factory; and the energy usage is far lower, so good for the environment as well as the bank balance.