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Energy Use
Compressed aire is often viewed as 'Free Energy', but the generation of compressed air can make up a large percentage of total energy usage. The vast majority of compressed air used in mines is for water management.

note assumptions: 1kwh=10c=382 cubic feet @700kpa=0.94kgCO2  
large product photo   Possible Savings by using a monitor float switch

Note the graph to the left shows projected savings over a 12 month period when a water monitor float switch is used, resulting in a 60% reduction in pump running time.