Energy saving air compressor – Squeezing in the value

In News by Ross - DT

In goes another energy saving (money saving) BOGE air compressor!

This direct drive, energy saving variable speed 55kw compressor has been squeezed into this shed replacing two aging 37kw fixed speed machines. The new SLF75-3 sits comfortably at 60% capacity whilst the previous compressors almost ran flat out trying to keep up with demand. Plus when the end user needs to shot blast the BOGE effortlessly ramps up giving them a dependable constant output they have always dreamed of. Less downtime equals more efficient production!

Energy Saving Air Compressor

Want to see the energy saving?

If we base the customers average usage on 6000 hours per year and a cost of £0.10 per kwh, the customers old system (2x 37kw) was consuming approximately £44,400.00 per year.

If we estimate the new 55kw compressor is running at 80% on average this works out to 44kwh, giving us a new yearly usage of £26,400.00, Leaving a whopping energy saving of £18,000 per year!

Please note that the savings indicated are only for illustration purposes and compare two old and inefficient screw compressors against a brand new state of the art BOGE. However, the calculations are by no way unrealistic and if you are in a similar situation you could see the same results!

To see if you could benefit from a modern efficient compressed air system contact us for a free no obligation air survey, where we will data-log your current system and produce a detailed report showing any potential savings. You might not believe how much you can save!

You can also view our energy saving air compressor range here;