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SAIMC: Vaal branch

May 2019 SAIMC

At the last technology evening, SMC Pneumatics, in partnership with Staro Process Control, presented on the topic “Energise your efficiency: Transform energy into a boost for your competitiveness”.

Juaandré Heyneke (right) thanks Brian Abbott after the presentation.
Juaandré Heyneke (right) thanks Brian Abbott after the presentation.

Brian Abbott, product manager at SMC Pneumatics, gave a detailed presentation on how to use compressed air more efficiently in the plant environment, and on wireless valve manifold technology, which highlighted the following:

• Generate just what you need: analyse our energy bills with a critical view to determine whether what you are consuming is justified.

• Recover what you generate: different technologies to reuse the energy (heat, released air, etc.).

• Monitor your consumption: only when we know what is going on can we enact effective energy management policies.

• Use only the essential: how can we use energy more rationally in production processes? A necessary rethink on the way things have been done in the past.

• Think efficient: the concept that closes the loop in terms of day-to-day energy efficiency.

The branch thanks Brian for this well received and informative presentation.


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