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Focus 24/05/2024

Industrial Sustainability: How Claind's Nitrogen Generators Contribute to Reducing the Carbon Footprint

Environmental sustainability has become a top priority for companies worldwide. With growing concerns about climate change and greenhouse gas emissions, businesses are seeking innovative ways to reduce their carbon footprint and enhance their environmental responsibility. In this context, Claind's on-site nitrogen generators represent an effective solution for industries aiming to minimize their environmental impact.

The Emissions Problem in the Industrial Sector

The industrial sector is one of the largest contributors to global greenhouse gas emissions. Industrial operations, including production, processing, and material handling, often involve high energy consumption and CO2 emissions. A critical aspect of these operations is the supply and use of gases like nitrogen, which is essential for various industrial processes such as inerting, protection, and product preservation.

Traditionally, nitrogen is supplied in pressurized cylinders or liquid form, transported over long distances, and stored in large quantities. This supply method not only incurs high operational costs but also significantly contributes to carbon emissions due to the transportation and handling of gases.

The Claind Solution: On-Site Nitrogen Generators

With over 40 years of experience in the industry, Claind has designed and continuously improved its on-site nitrogen generators, offering a sustainable and efficient alternative to traditional supply methods. These generators use compressed air to produce pure nitrogen directly at the point of use, eliminating the need for transportation and storage of gas cylinders.

Environmental Benefits of Claind Nitrogen Generators

  1. Reduction of CO2 Emissions

Producing nitrogen on-site eliminates the need to transport gas cylinders over long distances, significantly reducing CO2 emissions associated with transportation. Recent studies suggest that the logistics of industrial gases can account for up to 10% of a company's total emissions. By using on-site nitrogen generators, companies can substantially reduce this share, contributing significantly to lowering their carbon footprint.

  1. Lower Energy Consumption

Claind's nitrogen generators are designed to be highly energy-efficient: continuous improvement in the generation process and high-quality materials (especially CMS) help reduce consumption and, consequently, operational costs. Additionally, the generator operates based on the actual nitrogen consumption of the customer, alternating between production and standby phases. This means that the generator consumes energy only when necessary, further reducing its environmental impact.

  1. Improved Safety

Handling and storing pressurized gas cylinders pose significant safety risks. On-site nitrogen production reduces these risks, creating a safer working environment and lowering the potential for serious accidents.

Applications of Claind Nitrogen Generators

Claind nitrogen generators are used in a wide range of industrial sectors, including:

  • Food & Beverage: Nitrogen is used for modified atmosphere packaging and in production and storage processes, extending the shelf life of food products.
  • Laser Cutting: Nitrogen is used as an assist gas to ensure high-quality cuts without oxidation.
  • Metallurgy: Used in heat treatments and welding to prevent oxidation and improve product quality.
  • Chemical and Pharmaceutical: Employed for tank inerting to prevent fires and explosions, or in packaging and production processes to ensure product quality.
  • Petrochemical: Used to secure plants and prevent fires and explosions.
  • Electronics: Used in soldering processes to prevent oxidation of electronic components.
  • Many Others: In any other application, nitrogen can be used to prevent oxidation processes, prevent fires and explosions, or reduce oxygen concentration where necessary.

Corporate Sustainability Strategy

The adoption of Claind nitrogen generators fits perfectly into a corporate sustainability strategy. Companies can integrate it into their carbon emission reduction programs, enhancing their reputation as responsible enterprises. Furthermore, the use of green technologies such as nitrogen generators can provide a competitive advantage, attracting customers and investors who are focused on sustainability.

Claind generators are a strategic choice for forward-thinking businesses.

Investing in this technology not only contributes to a cleaner environment but also strengthens companies' commitment to responsible and sustainable business practices.




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