Cloudy
8 °C
Germantown, Maryland
Cloudy

Sun Nov 18 2018
none

QUEENSLAND MOTOR SHOP SCROLLS UP COMPRESSED AIR TECHNOLOGY

08-09-2017
by 
in 
Scroll small industrial compressors from Southern Cross

When Ron Petzke of Diesel Technology in Archerfield, Queensland concluded that after some 30 years and 52,000 hours service, his existing rotary screw compressor wasn’t up to the job he called Southern Cross Compressors for advice.

The old machine just wasn’t providing the compressed air output, consistency and efficiency needed to meet the demands of his expanding engine reconditioning business. It was also costing him in downtime and was expensive to run.

He called in Southern Cross Compressors to assess his needs and suggest the best solution for his current and foreseeable needs.

After inspecting the Diesel Technology workshop, Southern Cross advised installation of a Scroll OX 7.5, lubricated compact compressor. And Petzke hasn’t looked back since.

He said: “We use compressed air in our engine reconditioning and fuel injection business to work on large diesel engines requiring three-quarter-inch rattle guns down to small precision air tools. This meant we needed a replacement compressor that gave us the required outputs consistently and efficiently.

“The Scroll has proved to be far superior to anything we have used before, takes up less space and is noticeably much quieter… it’s amazing!”

Ron Petzke had been looking for a larger, more powerful unit. But Southern Cross assured him that the Scroll would easily out perform his old system. His verdict? “After ample time in use to assess performance, I 100% agree!”

“Service on the old unit was slow and difficult to arrange, whereas now Southern Cross can provide 24 hour support every day of the week if required, and the guys that recommended and commissioned the Scroll were highly professional, switched on and great to deal with.”

The Scroll range of next generation small industrial compressors from Southern Cross means that small businesses no longer need to tolerate the noise and expense of operating a traditional, piston type or old style rotary screw air compressor. Lubricated Scroll compressors from 4 to 15kW, deliver more air for the same input power with very low noise level.

Advanced, lubricated Scroll technology offers exceptional energy efficiency with minimal moving parts for longer working life and lower maintenance, and with a smaller footprint than piston type equivalents, Scroll compressors are easy to install and simple to operate.

Featuring direct drive, continuous load capability and an integral aftercooler to reduce moisture carryover, the lubricated Scroll range delivers a highly reliable compressed air supply with lower energy bills, longer working life and greatly reduced maintenance costs.

Southern Cross Compressors
1300 098 901
www. southerncrosscompressors.com.au

Related news & editorials

  1. 06.08.2018
    06.08.2018
    by      In
    If you have made a considerable investment in a compressed air system for your business, then you know the costs of running it… or do you? With energy prices escalating at an alarming rate, the cost of generating compressed air to meet industry demands is impacting bottom lines to a greater extent... Read More
  2. 02.08.2018
    02.08.2018
    by      In
    Recently returned from visiting parent company Kaishan’s major manufacturing and research facility in China, Mark Ferguson, CEO of Southern Cross Compressors (Australia) is excited at the fact that the company is setting the pace in advanced global compressed air technologies.
    Already one of the... Read More
  3. 11.06.2018
    11.06.2018
    by      In
    The range of air compressor types and capacities available to Australian industry has expanded greatly in the past few years. Driven by rising energy costs and the need to match air compressor capacity more closely to application demands, there is now a far greater choice. To name but a few, these... Read More
  4. 21.03.2018
    21.03.2018
    by      In
    When Hermes Abrasives Australia’s old 15kW SK25 screw compressor finally gave up the ghost the company sought to upgrade to a new compressor that could handle their increasing compressed air demands.
    Hermes uses a high volume of compressed air to power its pneumatic machinery for slitting, cutting... Read More