Atlas Copco Rental provided compressed air for snowmaking application in Antwerp, Belgium
On Friday November 9 and Saturday November 10, the world’s best snowboarders gathered in Antwerp, Belgium to compete in Europe’s only FIS Big Air world Cup event this season.
Fresh snow of the best quality was needed to safeguard this unique event. With an ambient temperature of around +10°C, fresh snow had to be produced on site. Within 48 hours the slopes were covered with 775m³ of snow. Water and oil-free compressed air are the main ingredient to get this job done and Atlas Copco Rental was approached to deliver oil-free air compressors.
Around 60 international snowboarders participated in this unique event. 20.000 visitors came to Antwerp to enjoy the spectacle, the music and the unique atmosphere. The athletes complimented the smooth organization and the quality of the snow, which put a big smile on their ánd our faces.
For further information please contact:
- Kris Herremans, Business Development Manager, Atlas Copco Rental.
Phone:+ 32 15 306 349 - E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Specialty Rental is a division within Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique business area. It serves customers in the industry segments around the world with temporary air and power rental solutions. The specialty rental services are offered under several brands. The divisional headquarters is located in Houston, USA.