Date: This webinar is available on-demand.
Originally Broadcast: October 8, 2019
Duration: 59 Minutes
Event Type: On-Demand Webinar
Compressed air quality has a major impact on production. Without clean, dry air, product quality suffers, maintenance requirements increase, and pneumatic tool life decreases. On the other hand, over-treating compressed air results in unnecessary pressure drop and higher energy costs. Strategies for properly selecting and correctly sizing compressed air dryers, piping, filters, and other air treatment products are essential for reducing scrap and optimizing product costs. Knowing what air treatment components are protecting your equipment and what components are treating your air, will help you design an efficient system that keeps energy costs low.
This webinar is geared towards plant managers, plant engineers, production managers or maintenance managers, operating and maintaining the compressed air system and looking to achieve a reliable, energy efficient system with clean, dry air. Join compressed air experts Grayson Atkinson, Liam Gallagher, and Neil Mehltretter as they cover best practices for air treatment, including:
- Understanding the uses of air treatment components in a compressed air system
- Recognizing how component selection impacts energy efficiency
- Building an effective and efficient compressed air system
Grayson Atkinson, System Design Supervisor, Kaeser Compressors, Inc.
Grayson Atkinson has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Commonwealth University. As Kaeser’s System Design Supervisor, Grayson analyzes compressed air assessment results to find areas for cost reduction and system optimization. Additionally, Grayson is responsible for reviewing in-house system drawings and designing systems that follow best practices to meet a wide range of demanding applications and installation challenges. Grayson completed the DOE Compressed Air Challenge I and II and is a Master Certified System Specialist through Kaeser’s Factory Training Program.
Neil Mehltretter, Engineering Manager, Kaeser Compressors, Inc.
As Engineering Manager, Neil Mehltretter is a key player in Kaeser’s Technical Department with responsibilities including product management, system design, and more. An authority on compressed air assessments, Neil has conducted and supervised thousands of industrial compressed air studies, helping users achieve significant energy savings and operational improvements. He has authored several nationally published articles on compressed air system optimization and is a frequent presenter on energy efficient system design. In addition to his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from The University of Florida, Neil is AIRMaster+ certified, has completed the DOE Compressed Air Challenge I and II, is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM®), is a CAGI Certified Compressed Air System Specialist, and is a Master Certified System Specialist through Kaeser’s Factory Training Program.
Liam Gallagher, Product Engineer – Air Treatment, Kaeser Compressors, Inc.
Liam holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Norwich University. As Kaeser Compressors’ Product Engineer - Air Treatment, he is responsible for the technical sales support and education of the extensive line of air treatment products including filters, dryers, drains, and condensate management. Liam works closely with the field sales and service personnel to develop custom solutions for the customer’s air treatment needs from basic shop air to instrument air and breathing air. Additionally, he is involved in training development and working with colleagues internationally to ensure Kaeser continues to follow the best practices for air treatment system design and meets the latest in regulations. Liam is also EPA Section 608 Universal Certified (for Stationary HVACR Systems and Equipment).
This webinar will be conducted using a slides-and-audio format. After you complete your registration, you will receive a confirmation email with details for joining the webinar.
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