Case Studies

Users & Systems

Ultraflex Packaging



1. Site Information
Site Ultraflex Packaging
Contact Person Ronald Bennett
Title Plant Engineer
Address 975 Essex Street
City Brooklyn
State NY
Zip 11208
Country USA
2. Business Type
Product Description Printed and Laminated Packaging Products
SIC 2752
3. Air Compressor
Featured Air Compressor
Manufacturer Quincy
Package Model QSS-750
Engine Model Caterpillar 3306 SITA
Engine Rated Power (hp) 150
Air Capacity @ Full Load (cfm) 750
Air Pressure @ Full Load (psig) 110
Summary of all air compressors at site Three 150-hp Gas Engine-Drive, two 150-hp electric, and one 50- hp electric
4. Performance
Energy Consumption 13.61 Therms/hour
5. Duty Cycle
Shifts per Day 3
Days per Week 5
Weeks per Year 52
Hours per Year 6,240
6. Costs
Capital NA
Installation NA
7. Purchasing Decisions
Who were the decision makers? Owner, General Manager, and Plant Engineer
Why were gas air compressors chosen? Reduced Utility Costs
Did gas system replace electric unit? Yes
Would another gas unit be purchased? Yes
What are estimated savings? NA
What economic guidelines were used? NA
8. Customer Satisfaction
Overall Customer Satisfaction (1 to 10 with 10 being highest) 8
9. Notes
Source of Case Study Scales Air Compressor Corporation