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The Benefits of Silent Air Compressors: Lower Noise, Higher Efficiency

Discover the Advantages of Silent Air Compressors: A Solution for Quieter and More Efficient Operations.

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What is a silent air compressor?

Air compressors are an essential tool for a wide range of industries, from manufacturing and construction to automotive repair and woodworking. However, traditional air compressors can be loud, disruptive, and even dangerous to operate. Enter silent air compressors, which offer all the power and performance you need, with significantly lower noise levels.

Silent air compressors are designed to operate at a much lower noise level than traditional air compressors. This is achieved through a variety of engineering techniques, such as using sound-absorbing materials, enclosing the compressor in a soundproof cabinet, and using specially-designed mufflers. The result is an air compressor that is much quieter to operate, making it ideal for use in a wide range of settings, including workshops, factories, and even homes.

Silent air compressors also offer a number of other benefits, such as:

  • Increased efficiency: Because they are quieter, silent air compressors can be operated for longer periods of time without causing disruptions or distractions. This can help to increase productivity and efficiency in the workplace.
  • Better working conditions: Lower noise levels can also make for a more pleasant and comfortable working environment, which can help to reduce stress and improve overall well-being.
  • Greater safety: Loud noise can be damaging to hearing and can even cause hearing loss over time. By reducing noise levels, silent air compressors can help to protect workers from this risk.
  • Lower energy consumption: Some silent air compressors are designed with energy-saving features, such as variable speed motors and advanced control systems. These can help to reduce energy consumption and lower operating costs.

What’s the difference between silent, low noise, and ultra-quiet?

Different terminology is used to describe the amount of noise reduction different compressor technologies offer.  When selecting equipment, you should consider your application requirements and ensure the specification offers the most appropriate noise level for your intended use.  Noise is measured by decibel rating (dB); louder equipment will have a higher dB rating.

As a general guideline, the below measurements reflect different sound levels:

  • 40 dB is considered low noise.  Many small air compressors designed for domestic or light workshop jobs will be able to offer this.
  • 60 dB is considered the safest level of noise for compressors.
  • 85 dB and over can become dangerous to personnel and staff if exposed for long periods of time.

Why opt for a silent air compressor?

In many industries, the characteristic sound of machinery and rushing air is not feasible.  For those who regularly work in close proximity with compressor equipment, noisy compressor installations can pose a real issue.

The sound of moving air, churning mechanisms, and general industrial disruption, when exposed to for around eight hours a day, can be quite harmful.  For one, noisy compressor installations can interfere with communications and performance.  Staff may find it difficult to communicate or understand auditory signals.

This can have a negative effect on health and safety and put employees at risk.  Additionally, loud working environments can decrease morale, lead to a sense of isolation, and reduce the efficiency of your personnel.

Furthermore, loud compressors may affect your ability to position the equipment near point of use, which is critical for certain industries such as dental, garage, and workshop.  Especially noisy products may require you to implement acoustic barriers in your compressor room, requiring additional costs and installation fees.

Silent Air Compressor Product Range

  • Industrial rotary sliding vane compressors

Rotary Vane Compressors - HV 01 - 04 Series

Inspired Design - Rotary Vane Technology

Small and compact Hydrovane HV 01 - 04 models are ideally suited for light industrial and workshop applications where the compressed air outlet needs to be situated close to the point of use.

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Fixed speed rotary screw compressor 2 - 7.5 kW

L02 - L06, Flow: 0.18 to 0.89 m³/min, 10 bar low-noise compressors, receiver mounted with refrigerant dryer options available.

To meet the requirements of the individual customer demands the range of compressors can be combined with numerous options to provide everything from a stand alone compressor, receiver mounted or complete Air station including refrigerant dryer.

Fixed speed rotary screw compressor 2 - 7.5 kW Silent Air Compressors

Small Screw Air Compressors FM Series

The decision to buy a screw compressor has just become much easier thanks to the introduction of this range. With the FM Series from screw compressor specialist Champion, even customers who require less air pressure can now enjoy the benefits of a screw compressor.

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Why Airmech?

If you're looking for a powerful and efficient air compressor that won't disrupt your work environment, consider a silent air compressor. With lower noise levels, increased efficiency and improved working conditions, it's a wise investment for any business or workshop. Browse our selection today and find the perfect silent air compressor for your needs!

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