SiteAir: The New “4th” Utility- Consumption-Based Air
The demand for compressed air in modern manufacturing is similar to any other utility to keep manufacturing processes running. While traditional methods require extensive compressor configurations, Critical Rental Solutions offers a step into the future of compressed air as a utility with SiteAir.
SiteAir provides compressed air in a self-contained, permanent install capacity. SiteAir is a new utility – an alternative to temporary rental compressors, allowing you to startup operations or replace underperforming compressors without the capital expense or cost of ownership.
The Drawbacks of Outdated Compressor Systems
Conventional onsite compressor systems fall victim to extreme wear and utilization from extended use. Repeated and heavy loads on a system not only become maintenance issues, but costly liabilities further down the line once manufacturing becomes affected. Many manufacturing operations run processes with aged compressors which are even more susceptible to failure due to aging components. The liability and maintenance of a long-term system add unnecessary stress to an already complex manufacturing process.
In many cases companies will outsource compressors to back up rentals in the case of failing main units. The need for rentals to continue production cuts from profit and adds on to the losses needed to repair and maintain existing units. A Tier 1 automotive manufacturer once reported over $130,000 in rental and repair costs for their onsite compressor unit.
Modern times demand high reliability manufacturing in terms of quality and speed of production. In the earlier phases of mass manufacturing, demand for electricity and water lead to simplified delivery of these utilities. Critical Rental looks to revolutionize the way manufacturers view compressed air- the “4th utility”. To streamline processes and reduce overall cost, companies should outsource compressed air as they would any other utility. SiteAir is the answer for manufacturers to propel themselves into the future of compressed air utility.
SiteAir – The Plug and Play Solution
Critical Rental has created a plug-and-play solution to streamline compressed air for manufacturers. SiteAir offers an easy-to-install compression system that completely eliminates existing liability and maintenance worries associated with typical onsite compression systems. SiteAir provides several distinct advantages: it’s self-contained, centrifugal based, and reduces operating risk.
The new SiteAir systems are completely self-contained, customizable, and integrate with existing permanently installed compressed air capacity. You can build control schemes that allow as much or as little remote operational flexibility as required. Modules can be individually managed and monitored or can be operated as a system with peer-to-peer controls.
SiteAir units come self-contained and are easily accessible to integrate into any existing system. Units are available as water or air cooled, 2000 – 6000 CFM, with pressures from 30 – 615 PSIG and voltages from 480-4160. Since you can’t call your local municipality to order compressed air service, SiteAir provides the “4th Utility” to keep operations running.
Compared to rotary compressors, centrifugal compressors offer low weight. They have few rubbing parts, are energy efficient, and can deliver high flow rates. As a result, a single centrifugal often delivers the same flow rate as a multitude of rotary compressors.
These built-in advantages naturally translate into high reliability with low maintenance costs. They also provide oil free air, an essential consideration for medical and food-grade applications. The flexibility and reliability of centrifugal units make them a clear-cut favorite of savvy asset owners.
As a facility owner, you see consistent challenges from daily operations. These operations include meeting strict production goals, ensuring profitability, and dealing with equipment and maintenance challenges. SiteAir passes all operating risks involved in the ever-important “4th utility” to Critical Rental. And Critical Rental’s highly trained technicians and massive fleet ensure equipment availability will not be a concern.
The Bottom Line
Is running a profitable plant, facility, or business is challenging? Of course. There’s always an opportunity to pursue, an employee to train, and a throughput to be optimized. With SiteAir, a monthly and predictable fee gives you peace of mind. Capital expenses work to grow your business, not to service depreciating equipment. SiteAir provides a plug-and-play system with consumption-based pricing and uptime guarantees to take the worry out of your compressed air infrastructure. SiteAir helps you scale, stabilize, and optimize your business to focus on what’s important.
To simplify the transition, our team of experienced technicians can provide set up and remote monitoring and management of operational parameters to aid in a seamless integration of the SiteAir solution.
Talk to us today to see how we can help you simplify your operations – visit www.criticalrentalsolutions.com/site-air or call 888-RENT-AIR for more information.