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Screw Compressors

As Western Australia’s largest independent provider of air compressors, compressor products and services, Cleveland Compressed Air Services in Perth is able to provide our customers with the right screw compressors for their needs, taking into consideration their process requirements.

A screw compressor is a positive displacement rotary compressor, with two screw elements that are under continuous rotation. Due to the continuous rotation, there is very little pulsation of flow, which gives it a significant advantage over piston compressors.

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The different types of oil lubricated air compressors

As Western Australia’s largest independent provider of air compressors, compressor products and services, Cleveland Compressors has a wide range of air compressors, including oil lubricated and oil free compressors.An air compressor is a machine that converts power into kinetic energy by compressing and pressurising atmospheric air. This air is then released for use in tooling, instrumentation and other process applications as an energy source.Compressed air is sometimes referred to as the fourth utility in industry, due to its widespread use. Among its many functions are pneumatics (the use of pressurised gases to produce mechanical motion), as an energy storage medium, breathing (in scuba diving) and inflating buoyancy devices, air start systems in engines, filing tires, and as medical air and surgical air in hospitals.As the name suggests, oil lubricated compressors use a special type of air compressor oil, of which there are a number of synthetically manufactured formats. In order to meet the different requirements of our customers, we are proud to have a range of oil lubricated air compressors, which we will look at in further detail here:BOGE Screw CompressorsPrecisely working single components along with complex system solutions are some of the reasons why BOGE Screw Compressors are quality products in demand. Technically mature – from the idea to their customer specific use – BOGE compressors incorporate reliable precision next to the highest quality standards and are never shipped until they have successfully passed the strictest quality controls. Our range can be divided into several categories, including:Hydraulic circuit: water tank, immersed evaporator and pump with bypass to provide a compact and easy to install solution. Electronic controllers with proprietary software provide access to all the parameters of the units and allow special management for any specific need.BOGE Oil Injected Screw Compressors (8, 10 & 13 bar) C Series CL Series S Series SL SeriesBOGE Piston CompressorsLike BOGE Screw Compressors, BOGE Piston Compressors carry the same reputation as high quality, reliable products. Our range for these oil lubricated air compressors include:BOGE Oil Injected Piston Compressors (10, 15 & 35/40 bar) SRD 125 and 250 Series SBD 125 and 250 Series SRD 350 – 1000 Series SBD 350 – 1000 Series SR 270 – SR 2600 Series SB 270 – SB 2600 Series SC Series RM 2500 – 6200 / RH 2400 – 2830 Series SRMV / SRHV Booster CompressorsSOLIDair Screw CompressorsEvery SOLIDair Screw Compressor comes with a clear promise: maximum performance and long service life at the best price! The screw compressor range of the SOLIDscrew series successfully bundles the company’s long years of engineering experience, their sophisticated machine design and their standard electronic control stand, ensuring efficient operation. Add to that their high quality materials and what you have is an oil lubricated air compressor that provides a long service life, good reliability and lasting advantages to its users.

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Save Time and Money with HyperChill

HyperChillIndustrial Process Chillers for Precision CoolingHyperChill Process Chillers are small and function easily to enable water temperature to be controlled. Each model is reilable and safe in all working conditions due to modern techonology used in the accessories and different options avalable depending on your business need.Each model has been thoroughly tested to ensure it’s reliability and efficiency for any and all working conditions in Australia.Product FeaturesComplete solution, easy to install and manageHydraulic circuit: water tank, immersed evaporator and pump with bypass to provide a compact and easy to install solution. Electronic controllers with proprietary software provide access to all the parameters of the units and allow special management for any specific need. Available with remote monitoring. Completely configurable with many options and kits to fit many industrial applications needs. Condenser filters. Independent condensing chamber. Full access and easy service design.High reliability and back-up eliminate downtimeLarge water tanks allow minimum compressor cycling and precise temperature control. Double independent fridge circuits (from ICE076). 2 compressors from ICE076 and 4 compressors from ICE150 with automatic rotation. Double stand-by water pumps available. Maximum ambient temperature up to 45 °C.Lowest energy consumption in the marketOversized condensers and evaporators. Use of compliant scroll compressors.Process cooling applications:Laser Technology. Extruders. Surface Processing. Welding Engineering. Blow Mould Machines. Printing Systems. Coating Systems. Chemical and Pharmaceutical. Plastics Processing. Thermoform Machines. Plasma Coating. Medical Imaging. Food & Beverage Industry. Injection Moulding. Cutting Machine Tools. Electroplating Baths. Bioenergy. Compressed Air.HyperChill PlusIndustrial Water Chillers for Precision CoolingExtremely compact and easy to use, Hyperchill Plus is designed for safe and reliable operation in the most varied working conditions, providing a precise and accurate control of the process fluid temperature. The availability of a wide range of accessories and options makes Hyperchill Plus a very flexible solution that fits the needs of all industrial applications.Process cooling applications:Coating Systems. Chemical & Pharmaceutical Processes. Plastics Processing. Thermoform Machines. Plasma Coating. Medical Imaging Systems. Food & Beverage Industry. Injection Moulding. Electroplating Baths. Biogas & Natural Gas Treatment. Compressed Air Treatment. Laser Technology. Extruders. Surface Processing. Welding Engineering. Blow Mould Machines. Flexographic Printing Systems.Product SpecificationHyperChill Plus Water RangeCustomer BenefitsA differential pressure switch ensures a system shut down in the case that the circuit runs dry. Therefore the customers investment is protected. Because of its compact design the Hyperchill Plus provides a space saving and easy to install solution. Condenser filters reduce dirt, thereby preventing system downtime. Reliable operation even in extreme ambient conditions. The standard units allow maximum ambient temperatures up to 48 °C. The tropicalized units up to 53 °C. The non-ferrous hydraulic circuit maintains the quality of the coolant ensuring stable working conditions, improving productivity and decreasing maintenance costs.

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Mining Investment in Australia

Mining in Western Australia is big business and accounts for a sizeable percent of the State’s and Australia’s income from exports alone. The state of WA facilitated over one hundred mining projects and created jobs for over one hundred thousand people in the industry. Mining has transformed the area into a hive of industry and the growth in population has led to increased investment in housing and infrastructure and consumer spending.Confidence.Just recently BHP announced  it was investing additional money into a current 3.2 billion project in the South Flank mine and this signals their confidence in the mining industry in this region. This additional influx of investment will have a knock-on effect in creating many more additional opportunities in the building industry, including opportunities for companies like RMEWA to gain new hire contracts for their massive range of excavators.More Jobs.The state is currently very optimistic about what lies ahead due to this inward investment by BHP and they have also pledged to invest in water and infrastructure projects to meet the demands of this massive increase in investment. Due to this upsurge in additional business, the area may fall short in its need for workers and so this will signal more investment in skills creation opportunities and the overall job market.The Knock On Effect.The capital investment in this mine and others will create a multiplier effect around the region and also further afield as more and more people and businesses set up in the area. This is a time of an exciting growth period in WA and Australia in general and many regions in WA will benefit from  increased inward investment.  This increase in investment can surely attract bigger population growth which will in turn lead to higher retail activities and many other related services.Out With The Old.One can only be impressed by the sheer size of this investment by BHP and other companies and this vast operation of the South Flank project for iron ore, is seen as having real potential to replace the quite old Yandi operation. Companies like Fluor have already been awarded lucrative contracts in their project and construction services and their president is equally optimistic about the mining industry at this current time.Safe Investment.While BHP has not received board approval for this huge project yet, it will be forthcoming and they mean to begin production in 2021 thus cementing the fact that the mining industry in Australia still offers an ongoing safe investment opportunity. Once South Flank goes ahead, it will become the biggest ore processing facility in the whole world and this will bring further attention to the mining industry here.A Sensible investment.Investing in mining in Australia continues to be attractive because of the generally fixed cost of production that occurs once a mine is up and running. The production costs don’t usually increase even though the price of the ore does. Therefore, increased prices in ore means increased profits. BHP and other companies throughout the mining sector will provide massive improvements in cost efficiency through improved technology which once again increases profits. There really never has been a better time to invest.

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Transair Wireless Technology powered by SCOUT™

Transair wireless technology powered by SCOUT Technology helps you keep your system healthy and operating efficiently.TransAir Wireless Technology Compressed Air System Condition Monitoring – Engineering your success.Advanced Compressed Air System Condition MonitoringHaving accurate, timely readings on the performance of your compressed air piping system can mean the difference between identifying a problem before it occurs, or incurring added costs for equipment repair not to mention lost revenue.SCOUT consists of a wide range of sensors that provide consistent and accurate readings for pressure, temperature, humidity, power, and flow. The system collects data so you can take the necessary steps to optimize your compressed air equipment and your system’s performance. The easy-to-use web-based interface also alerts the user to unexpected conditions that may damage components and equipment over time.SCOUT Technology puts vital information and analytics in the palm of your hand to ensure your compressed air system is running at optimum levels. Let SCOUT Technology MONITOR your Transair wireless technology compressed air piping system, ALERT you to system changes, and provide DATA that helps reduce downtime and increase productivity.

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The Importance of Air Compressor Maintenance

An air compressor is an expensive investment elemental in any production facility. With its regular use, especially in a high-performing business, it is easy to forget that it needs routine maintenance to properly function. But sometimes, problems happen and when overlooked, these minor issues will eventually grow, resulting in a larger repair cost that could have been avoided. After all, no business can afford to have production halt, due to a failure of your equipment, and we have put together a handy top five air compressor maintenance tips to ensure the longevity and functionality of your compressed air systems. 1. Inspect and Change the Air Compressor Oil Not all compressors need oil but if yours requires it, make sure that it has adequate lubricant before you operate it.  Without it, the air compressor will operate below capacity and can strain the metal components, which could result in a machine failure.For instance, on hot summer days when the temperatures soar, oil can lose its viscosity, preventing the compressor from delivering proper lubrication to all internal parts. On the other hand, during winter, there’s a possibility for moisture to get into the oil, possibly thickening it and turning into a sludge that causes multiple issues that all result in engine damage.To inspect your air compressor’s oil level, here’s what you should do.  Make sure that the equipment is disconnected from the power source.   Place the compressor on a flat surface and remove the fill cap.   Look for dirt or foreign objects and debris that might have gotten into the crankcase.   Measure the quantity of the oil with a dipstick, which should not exceed sit between the bottom and top marks for the sight glass.If upon inspection, you find that that’s it’s time to change the air compressor oil (or that your oil compressor has reached the 500-1000 hours of use mark), here’s what you need to do.  Place a collection container underneath the oil drain cap and then loosen up the drain cap to allow the used oil to drain out. Once done, secure the drain cap with the use of a tool.   Fill the crankcase with your manufacturer’s recommended oil, but only to the level indicated above.2. Replace the Air Filter Using the compressor daily means that the filter will easily accumulate dust and debris, which will affect the performance of your machine. To change the air filter and maintain your compressor’s optimal performance, here’s what you should do.  Make sure the compressor has cooled off and then remove the old air filter by unscrewing the filter top and base.   Check the base for dust and other impurities that could have been trapped in between the crevices. Use a blower to ensure everything is removed.   Attach a new filter on the filter base before screwing the filter top back again and securing the filter.3. Manage Condensation in the Tanks During cold weather, moisture usually enters the compression engine as droplets of water easily get sucked in. If the buildup is neglected, rust could possibly build-up, the oil gets sludgy, or worse, the compressor’s circuits get damaged. Here are four steps on how to manage the condensation.  Make sure the compressor is turned off and is not attached to the power source.   Set the tank’s pressure, ideally below 10 PSI.   Look for the tank drain valve and open it to allow all trapped moisture to escape. You can also tilt the tank to let everything out.   Once done and you're sure that all condensates have been drained, secure the valve to prevent moisture from getting in.4. Change the Oil Separator When the compressor has been used for around 1,000 hours, it is time to replace the separator in order to ensure that the oil used in the machine is just but right. Here’s how to change it.  Open the valve to let out any air trapped inside the compressor.    Locate the separator and remove the bolts to loosen it. Remove the separator lid and be careful not to drop any objects into the system.   Clean the surface of the lid as well as the housing. Don't forget to include the holes and the bolts.   Replace the old separator filter with a new one and reattach the housing to the system. Use the right wrench to reattach the bolts and other parts.5. Follow a Routine Maintenance Schedule It is important to ensure that you follow the air compressor maintenance schedule outlined in your user manual, including ensuring your air compressor is serviced by a professional at least once every twelve months. In addition, to maintain optimal performance it is recommended you also do the following preventive maintenance measures.  On a daily basis you should check the belt, oil levels and air leaks, drain the water in the tank, and lastly, check for vibration and other irregular noise.   As for air filters, clean or have them replaced once a week.   On a monthly schedule, inspect the belts, bolts, hoses, as well as the safety relief valve.   Finally, on a yearly basis or at least after every 200 hours, check on the engine or service pump.It is important you take steps to protect your compressed air system at all costs. Remember that by applying preventive measures, you can save time and money in the long run. To ensure that your equipment functions well, partner with a maintenance expert who can provide the appropriate air compressor service.  To get started, consult the team from Cleveland Compressors. 

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Our range of air treatment products

Compressed air is widely used in everyday life, both in the home and for industrial purposes. Many commercial and industrial companies rely on compressed air as the energy source that powers up pneumatically operated equipment and tools – food manufacturing companies that mix up granular products, aerate liquids and render meat products being just one example.Because compressed air is used for a wide variety of purposes, there are different quality standards of compressed air, with each being suitable for different functions. These quality standards, commonly referenced as ISO 8573-1:2010, are divided into six different classes or levels, which are determined by measuring three contaminants, namely oil content, water vapour and solid particles.Here at Cleveland Compressors, we have a range of products when it comes to air treatment. Knowing what you’re after in terms of compressed air quality, as well as the purpose of the equipment, are crucial in ensuring that you have the right air treatment product for your specific needs.Breathing air purifiersAs employers become increasingly aware of their responsibility to comply with International Breathing Air Standards, breathing air purifiers have become standard in some work environments where contaminants such as fumes, oil, vapours, gases, solid particles and micro-organisms are present. Our wide variety of air purification products range from simple respirators that offer basic protection against low levels of dust particles to self-contained breathing apparatus for highly contaminated environments.Compressed air dryersCompressed air purification equipment must deliver uncompromising performance and reliability, while also providing the right balance of air quality and low operation costs. Our complete range of compressed air dryers includes refrigerated air dryers, desiccant air dryers and membrane dryers that suit a multitude of purposes and uses.Compressed air filtrationClean compressed air is essential in such industries as food processing, electronics, health care, photography, dairy and instrumentation. To ensure that compressed air is free of both solid particulate contamination and liquid aerosols, coalescing filters are required. To meet our customers’ varied needs, Cleveland Compressors offers compressed air filtration products under the following categories:Coalescing filters (for oil, water, dust and vapour removal) Point-of-use adsorber filters (for vapour removal) High pressure filters Water separators Sterile air filters (for food-grade compressed air) Silicone free filters Vacuum filters Mist eliminators Filter-Regulator-Lubricator (FRL) combos Gas generatorsWe also provide a comprehensive range of on-site, on demand analytical and industrial gas generators and gas generation systems. Product offerings include nitrogen gas generators for industrial applications and analytical lab gas generators to support laboratory equipment and instruments. 

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We know that your business looks for every competitive edge in a tough marketplace. Reducing the cost of energy overhead is a challenge and we offer quality solutions through high calibre products and services. At Cleveland Compressed Air Services, we believe that your success is our success. That is why we provide top notch solutions and support to businesses using our quality products, whether through purchase or hire. After purchase or hire, our stellar customer care draws from a nationwide network of manufacturer trained technicians, ready to serve you 24 hours per day, seven days a week.

Ready for solutions to compressed air or energy problems?  Please call us at +61 8 9452 3669, email us at info@ccair.net.au or contact us online.