The ARS Plus air-recovery system from SIPA North America Inc., Atlanta, achieves 50% air recovery for use in blowing and elsewhere in the plant. Key features include fast-acting valves and dedicated software that enables air to be recovered at 20 bar (290 psi) pressure instead of 10 bar (145 psi) as in previous systems. This is said to reduce energy consumption or permit downsizing the air compressor that provides blowing-air pressure of 40 bar (580 psi). SIPA claims its system achieves a three-fold increase in air recovery compared with competitive systems. ARS Plus is offered on all of SIPA’s stretch-blow machines. (404) 349-3966 • www.sipa.it
SIPA North America Inc
Bldg 2400 #106
3800 Camp Creek Pkwy Atlanta, GA 30331
Phone (404) 349-3966 Fax (404) 349-3858
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