Thirty-three 37kW Hydrovane compressors have helped global aluminium producer, Alcoa, to increase productivity and lower maintenance costs at its refinery in San Ciprián, Spain.
Hydrovane provided two trial units for Alcoa to test before making the investment in new equipment
Reduced incidents or failures of the compressed air system during metal casting operations
Requirement for oil changes reduced by 75% - due to oversized oil chamber
Reduced man-hours devoted to equipment failures
Consistent air pressures to ensure no loss of production, particularly during casting operation