ISO 8573-1 for certified oil-free air
We are the world’s first compressor manufacturer to receive certification according to the latest edition of the industry standard of air purity: ISO 8573-1 CLASS 0 (2010).
First in ISO 8573-1 (2010) Class zero
With Atlas Copco, you eliminate risks: no risk of contamination, of damaged or unsafe products, of losses from operational downtime or of jeopardizing your company’s well-earned reputation.
Top air purity for critical environments
Contamination by even the smallest quantities of oil can result in costly production downtime and product spoilage. Use our oil-free solutions for incomparable air purity.
The world prefers oil-free
Safeguard the environment and comply with international regulations with our oil-free air solutions, minimizing leaks and energy waste, and eliminating condensate treatment.
Lower you cost of ownership
You reduce your expenses with our oil-free technology in 4 ways:
- no expensive filter replacements
- no extra energy costs to combat pressure drop in filters
- lower maintenance costs
- lower costs of treating oily condensate
Class O is TÜV-tested
TÜV is an independent, international organization specializing in evaluating the safety and quality of technologies. The TÜV is recognized worldwide for its independence, neutrality, professional expertise and strict standards. Our oil-free air compressors underwent the most severe tests available.
All possible oil forms were measured across a range of temperatures and pressures but, because no traces of oil were found in the output air stream, our compressors surpassed TÜV’s stringent standards.
Meet the food & beverages top quality standard
We bring peace of mind to food & beverages customers. Our ISO 22000 certification for our oil-free production facility in Antwerp, Belgium, and the food safety management system applies to all our Z type class 0 oil-free air compressors and matching dryers and filters. Our Z compressors are made in a clean, safe environment and we have a documented transparent Food Safety Management System in place. Further support is provided by our ISO 22000 experts, who guide you in your process and assist you in any future updates.
Class 0 industries
Class 0 customer stories
Farmalogica, Columbia, opts for ZT 37 FF oil-free air compressors to avoid contamination of delicate pharma products
Read in this case story how the UK-based Muller Dairy saves in gas process heating costs thanks to their compressor set-up. The secret? Energy recovery technology
Major Chinese aluminum plant choses energy-efficient and oil-free air compressors to reduce production costs and improve end-product quality