Reducing energy consumption is a priority in most every manufacturing plant and industrial facility, as no company can afford to throw money away using machines and processes that waste energy. Because pneumatic systems are ubiquitous throughout manufacturing and can account for a large share of a plant’s power costs, it is extremely important that they run efficiently.

Unfortunately, however, reports Pat Phillips in NREI's sister publication, Hydraulics & Pneumatics, many users have the mindset that pneumatic systems are inherently inefficient, and so overlook opportunities for energy savings. Read the full article here.