Industrial Blowers in the Aquaculture Sector

Delivering Reliable and Efficiency Air Solutions for FIsh Farming

 

The aquaculture sector heavily relies on industrial blowers for various applications, such as fish feeding, providing aeration and maintaining water quality in fish farms. Pedro Gill blowers play a critical role in ensuring optimal conditions for fish growth and overall farm productivity.

Applications that use our blowers in the aquaculture industry:

Fish Feeding (Conveying)

Blowers play a crucial role in conveying fish feed within aquaculture facilities. They are used to transport feed from storage silos or containers to the fish tanks or feeding systems. By providing a controlled and efficient flow of feed, blowers ensure that the fish are properly nourished.

 

Aeration

Proper aeration is vital for maintaining oxygen levels in fish tanks or ponds. Industrial blowers are used to supply air to the water, promoting oxygenation and creating an optimal environment for fish growth and health. Aeration also helps in preventing oxygen depletion, especially in high-density fish farming systems.

 

Water Filtration and Treatment

Aquaculture facilities often employ various filtration and water treatment systems to maintain water quality. Blowers are utilized to power these systems, including processes like mechanical filtration, biological filtration, and water disinfection. By supplying air to the filtration and treatment equipment, blowers aid in the removal of impurities and the maintenance of water hygiene.

 

Fish Processing

Blowers are involved in fish processing operations, particularly in tasks such as fish grading and sorting. They are used to move fish through conveyor systems, facilitating efficient sorting based on size, species, or other characteristics. This ensures smooth and automated fish processing operations, optimizing productivity and reducing manual labor.

 

Transportation of Live Fish

In some aquaculture practices, live fish need to be transported from one location to another. Blowers are employed to create a continuous flow of water during fish transportation, ensuring proper oxygenation and minimizing stress on the fish. This helps maintain the well-being of the fish during transit.

 

Waste Management

Effective waste management is essential in aquaculture to prevent the buildup of excess waste materials. Blowers are used in systems that facilitate the removal and treatment of solid waste, such as fish excrement and uneaten feed. By providing air or creating airflow, blowers aid in the transportation and processing of waste, promoting a clean and sustainable aquaculture environment.

 

Hatcheries and Larval Rearing

Aquaculture hatcheries require precise environmental conditions to support successful hatching and early larval stages of fish. Blowers are utilized for aeration and water circulation in hatchery systems, ensuring optimal oxygen levels and maintaining water quality. This promotes the healthy development of fish larvae.

 

These are just a few examples of the various applications that utilize blowers within the aquaculture industry. The specific use of blowers may vary depending on the type of aquaculture operation, species being farmed, and the desired production outcomes.

 

Challenges facing the Aquaculture Industry

The aquaculture industry faces several challenges, including:

High Energy Costs: Energy consumption is a significant expense in aquaculture operations, and finding energy-efficient solutions is crucial for cost reduction.

Cost of Operation: Efficient and low-maintenance equipment is essential to minimize operational costs and increase profitability.

Expansion and Meeting Growing Demands: As the demand for farmed fish continues to rise, aquaculture facilities need to expand their production capacity while maintaining optimal environmental conditions.

 

Our Aquaculture Solution… 

The Pedro Gill PG-30 RNT Unit

We recommend the Pedro Gil PG-30 RNT unit as an excellent solution for the aquaculture sector. This blower offers several key features:

 

Extreme Compacity: The PG-30 RNT unit is designed with a compact footprint, making it ideal for installation on sea badges where space is limited.

 

Prepared for Badge Tilting: Descompression vents are strategically located to prevent oil leaks when the badge is tilted, ensuring reliable and efficient operation.

 

At home in the Harshest Conditions: With a 30kW motor, the PG-30 RNT unit can achieve a discharge pressure of up to +1barg, making it suitable for challenging aquaculture environments.

 

Temperature Transmitter Included: The blower comes with a temperature transmitter, enabling end users to monitor and control the discharge conditions effectively.

 

Easy Maintenance: The PG-30 RNT unit provides easy access to all its parts, facilitating hassle-free maintenance and ensuring minimal downtime.

 

Low Noise Level: Despite its compact dimensions, the blower features a reactive silencer at the discharge and a high-efficiency noise reduction hood, resulting in a quieter operation.

Product Details - Pedro Gill PG-30 RNT Unit

The PG-30 RNT unit offers the following specifications:

 

Blower Size: RNT-32.10

Motor Size: 22kW or 30kW 2pole

Maximum Air Flow: Up to 700m3/h @ +1barg