Frito Lay, an affiliate of PepsiCo Foods, reinforced its leader position in environmental awareness, achieving an average of 30% energy efficiency and lower noise levels by choosing Atlas Copco screw blower technology for its water treatment facility.
In conventional wastewater activated sludge plants, the aeration blower system accounts for up to 70 percent of the energy usage. The Atlas Copco ZS+ blowers come in a fully integrated package, including Variable Speed Drive (VSD) to precisely match the air delivery to the customer's air demand, reducing the energy bill of these continuously operating plant significantly.
30% less on the energy bill. That’s the difference Atlas Copco’s complete compressor set-up with blowers makes for Oman’s largest cement manufacturer and Middle East cement pioneer, Oman Cement Company SAOG (OCC). OCC requires air for plant and instrument air, pneumatic conveyors and for aeration in the cement silos. The equipment has to operate continuously in the toughest conditions and at ambient temperatures up to 55°C/131°F. That's why OCC relies on Atlas Copco.
ZS VSD screw blower technology hade made the Sandoz effluent treatment plant in Navi Mumbai, India, reduce their total carbon footprint with 1.5% and their energy usage with 17%. Bonus: they benefit from substantially lower noise levels too, now.
Northumbrian Water, a leading provider of water and sewerage services in the North East of England, has chosen Atlas Copco screw blower technology to help reduce energy consumption and minimise service costs at its sewage treatment works in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.
The wastewater from the Leverkusen Chempark, and its nearby households, is biologically biodegradable – but requires a constant supply of compressed air. This process is operated by Currenta and, since 2007, the aeration of the open basin has been carried out using centrifugal air blowers from Atlas Copco, which replaced the classic surface aerators.
Two Atlas Copco ZS 55+ oil-free screw blowers with variable speed drive (VSD) supply energy-efficient compressed air to process sewage at the treatment plant in Versmold, Germany. As a result of the efficiency of the VSD, the plant has achieved energy savings of 10%, which means lower sewage fees for customers.