Japanese ASU technology boosting efficiency


“For 36 years we have worked to improve the basic unit by 24%,” said Mr Kazunari Arai, of Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC).

This 24% improvement achieved over the past 36 years works out to be an annual improvement ratio of 0.7%.

Ryosuke Matsubayashi, Manager of the Process Development Centre of Air Water noted, “It’s only a few percent, but if this success is made use of in all of the plants in operation the contribution overall will be great indeed. The effort put onto a few percent will not slacken.”

This accumulation of just a few fractions of a percent as he notes is something held in common by plant engineers.

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