To avoid leakages of Energy (Steam - Air)

 

1. LEARN BY YOURSELF & CHALLENGE YOUR WAY OF DOING

WHY

Due to the high intensive use of energetic system, it happens that the pipes are broken. This is link to important leakages that is energy and CO2 Emissions. 

HOW

  1. Detect Leakage : During Gemba Walk everyday or when machines are stopped. You can hear the leakages

  2. Show it and contact the maintenance team to repare / fix it

  3. Install a regular leak detection in the factory will support a lot to reduce your impact

The leakage is mainly detected at the connection point, the valves, the corners, the rubber hose connections, the regulators.

For Air, if not fixed the Leak rate can be 20% of total compressed air production capacity

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WHAT
Air and steam leakages are really common in the industry and linked to important CO2 Emissions and cost losses. It is important to work on it to reduce your Environmental Impact 

DETECTION METHOD

1. Hear the sound in the factory. The ears are your best ally to fight leakage.

2. Ultrasonic Leak detector

3. Calculate the efficiency of your system and verify it

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COST OF LEAKAGES
Find below the cost of leakage in function of the size of the leak. Important cost are related to it...
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2. COPY & IMPROVE ASSOCIATED BEST PRACTICES

 
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Practice from: EASTMAN Export

Contact: Yasotharan MANIVEL

What: Regular Trap Maintenance

Gains: 5% energy & CO2 Savings

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Practice from: STRATEGIC

Contact: Judy ZHU

What: Trap Maintenance

3. GO FURTHER WITH OUR COACHING OFFER

Please contact: Adrien JOUVINIER

 

4. VALIDATE YOUR SKILLS

Competency = no skill associated

 

5. EVALUATE YOUR ORGANIZATION

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6. SHARE WITH US YOUR PRACTICE

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