August 31, 2020

Air compressors for agriculture

Thanks to agricultural tools, farmers can get the most out of their land, increase productivity, save time, and reduce waste. Did you know that air compressors are the power behind this farm-based industry? it’s true. In fact, many farms, ranches, and orchards can’t operate without them.

Here are a few common uses for air compressors in the agriculture industry.

Maintain vehicle equipment

Vehicles are necessary to plant and harvest, so keeping those machines running is imperative. Cleaning heavy-duty farm equipment, maintaining tire pressure, and painting equipment all rely on compressed air at larger farms.

Use pneumatic assembly tools 

More than just the automotive industry uses precision tools, so does the agriculture industry. Air compressors have the ability to power pneumatic nail guns, staplers, air-powered gates, and other tools needed in order to maintain farming equipment and activities.

Keep the farm going

Every farm has those jobs that may not be pretty, such as septic systems, but are necessary. Compressed air can also help with those waste systems as well as aquaculture and energy storage from windmills or wind turbines.

Increase productivity on dairy farms

Farming is labor-intensive, and anyone who owns dairy cows, goats, or sheep can utilize air compressors for milking machines. Many use compressed air for the milker claw detachment unit.

Increase productivity and yield at orchards

Orchards, such as apples and pears, depend on being able to control a wide variety of diseases and insects. With an air compressor and sprayer unit, it takes a fraction of the time than with manual sprayers.

Water crops a livestock

Water is essential to crops, livestock, and sustainable pastures. Sometimes compressed air is needed to bring this vital resource to specific areas.

Why Kaeser compressors works for ag

The price of everything from fertilizer to energy is increasing. So, minimizing operating costs is essential for survival in today’s highly competitive agriculture business climate. A Kaeser Compressor is not only economical to purchase, but it is also economical to own. Kaeser offers the most CFM per brake horsepower, which ensures more air while consuming less energy. By picking the right Kaeser air compressor for the job, you will be able to maximize the productivity, energy efficiency, and longevity of your farming equipment. If you are considering a Kaeser air compressor for your farm, don’t forget to take into consideration:

  • The energy required
  • The horsepower needed
  • How often will the compressor be used

Elevated understands agriculture

Elevated Industrial Solutions is nationwide with offices across the midwest. In Michigan, Ohio, and South Carolina, we’ve been helping people keep their farms going with compressed air as well as industrial supplies and coating and finishing systems.

Tami Matthews
Author: Tami Matthews
Tami Matthews is the Director of Marketing at Elevated Industrial Solutions. She’s spent 20+ years in marketing, focusing on writing, public relations, digital marketing, and content marketing. Before coming to Elevated in December 2020, she worked for a number of high-tech companies. Writing is one of her favorite pastimes. In her spare time, she volunteers for a number of causes including the Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy working on the PTO. She also hikes with her husband and begrudging daughter.
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