Atlas Copco oil free air compressors perform uninterrupted for 20 years at ORTA Textiles

Textile industry and machinery today requires very high air quality to ensure a reliable manufacturing processes. Compressed air is used for spinning, weaving & to dye the cloth. 100% oil free compressed air ensures productivity, quality & efficiency in the textile industry.

ORTA founded in 1953, is an industry leading denim manufacturer in Bahrain. The company transformed from a spinning & weaving company to a denim manufacturer in 1985. Today, ORTA produces over 60 million meters of denim in its factories.

Highest reliability

ORTA has three factories in Bahrain, though ORTA has many Atlas Copco oil free screw compressors in operation, the weaving plant has six units of Atlas Copco 250 kW 2-stage oil-free screw air compressors. Three units out of these are air cooled and often see cooling temperature in excess of 50 deg C in summer.

Despite the very arduous site conditions that these Air cooled oil free screw compressors witness each year, they have lasted since 1998 delivering uninterrupted performance and have clocked close to 100,000 operating hours each with no air end replacement.

Atlas Copco Z compressors are built using the knowledge Atlas Copco has gained since 1954 when the first oil free screw compressor was built. Today Atlas Copco uses state of the art manufacturing technology, designing and building units according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22000 & OHSAS 18001, providing highest efficiency & reliability.

Oil free compressed air for all textile applications

Decades of partnering with the world’s leading textile manufacturers has given Atlas Copco a keen sense of what is exactly required in the textile industry. Oil-free air protects the users’ equipment from damage, avoids oil contamination of the end-products.

The Z oil free screw compressors offer the manufacturer 100% pure, clean air that complies with ISO 8573-1 CLASS 0 (2010) certification.

“Atlas Copco Z range of rotary screw oil free compressors installed in our plants are live example of reliable and robust products that ensure sustainable and uninterrupted production. Compressed air is the heart of our operations; The ZT250 air compressors have clocked close to 100,000 running hours of continues operation without any breakdown or need of air end overhauling.”

Mr. Zia Hassan Khan, Plant Technical Manager at ORTA

“As a world leading compressor manufacturer, over the past sixty years Atlas Copco has pioneered the development of oil-free air technology, resulting in a range of air compressors and blowers that provide 100% pure, clean oil-free air required for textile industry all over the world and stressed the fact that Atlas Copco Z series of oil free compressors are best in class in the industry.”

Mr. Marwan Yaseen, Regional Product Marketing Manager of Atlas Copco

For further information, please contact:
Marwan Yaseen, Regional Product Marketing Manager – Oil-free Air division
Phone: +971(0)4 3738 147, E-mail: Marwan.Yaseen@bh.atlascopco.com

Lynn Lin, Communications Manager
Phone: +971 (0)4 3738 127, E-mail: Lynn.Lin@bh.atlascopco.com

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