Leaks are a significant source of wasted energy in a compressed air system and contribute to many problems.
20%-30% of a compressor's output is often wasted on leaks
"Ultrasonic technology is the best method for finding leaks and verifying repairs."
High energy costs plague the bottom line requiring companies to take a hard look at how they use energy. Effective energy savings start with identifying waste. Compressed air leaks can have the highest potential for payback.
Where Leaks Occur
Pipe joints, valves, couplings, hoses, tubes, fittings, disconnects, filter regulator lubricators, packings, condensate traps, flanges, and tread sealants
Systems to Monitor
Start with the Compressed Air System. Expand to steam traps, HVAC systems, condensers, vacuum systems, & refrigeration systems.
Cost of Compressed AirCompressed air is used in almost every facility and manufacturing plant. Air is not free. Ultrasound can be used to save $10,000's, even $100,000's annually in energy savings.
According to a U.S. Department of Energy survey, between 10% and 30% of electricity consumed is for compressed air. Most manufacturing facilities use compressed air. A significant amount of energy is lost due to waste and air leaks.
The typical compressed air system uses only 50% of its air supply for production. The rest is wasted or lost to air leaks.
Unattended LeaksLeaks increase run times and operating costs, decrease efficiency, introduce fluctuating system pressures and unnecessary cycling.
Energy Savings ProgramMeet your energy savings goals with CTRL's Energy Savings Program (CTRL-ESP). CTRL combines ultrasound leak detection technology and continuous energy monitoring to help you meet and exceed your energy goals and objectives.
Calculate The Cost of Your Compressed Air
To calculate the cost of your compressed air, enter the data in the form below. If you have more than one compressor, make sure to add them up separately.