At Atlas Copco UK we believe in sharing knowledge and best practices with our stakeholders.
Fresh Air is Atlas Copco Compressors' monthly newsletter for the UK covering product updates, tips for air compressor maintenance, local news, and valuable insights into the world of compressed air and vacuum technology. Explore here the latest edition and catch up with previous ones below.
Fresh off the press! Read our most recent Fresh Air editions
15 February, 2022
Fresh Air newsletter February 2022: Discover how to guides, free e-books and handy apps. Find out about membrane nitrogen generation and why we don't refurbish oil-free screw elements. Meet Lyndsay Quinn, our new Business Line Manager; dispel pneumatic conveying myths; Visit our stand at BeerX this 16-17 March and read on to find the right CO2 compressor supplier.
14 December, 2021
How to get your compressed air system ready for winter. Discover deals in our e-store winter sale, our free e-book on health checks and energy audits, nitrogen generation, process filtration capsules, chillers, christmas opening hours and our GM's Christmas message in December's Fresh Air Newsletter.
28 October, 2021
Discover the next generation of VSD Compressor technology with the new GA 22-37 VSDS. Join our green production webinar on 16th November. Find out when to use compressed air for laser cutting and check out our all inclusive contract for compressed air delivery. 3 stage oil free boosters for Octopus Hydrogen and make sure to visit us at the EMEX Exhibition stand F10. Do you know enough about PSSR and WSE?
16 August, 2021
Discover the new onsite oxygen generator with the OGP+ range, how to pick the right inline compressor filter and compressor oil. Find out everything you need to know about spare parts and compressed air piping systems with AIRnet. Learn the essentials of Master Controller and check out on smart productivity in this newsletter. Read more to get essential tips..
26 July, 2021
Discover our next generation filters and our process filters, find out how to understand ISO classes for compressed air quality, why you should use genuine air compressor parts and something big and truly innovative is coming soon! All of this and more in Fresh Air July.
21 May, 2021
Find out about our new process cooling chiller range, how to select the right industrial chiller for your application, view a 3D chiller range installation and find out about the innovative service features offered. All this and more in this special edition of Fresh Air.
28 April, 2021
Download the beginner's guide to connected compressors, find compressor spec sheets for your installation, view a 3D tour inside a nitrogen generation container, register to attend our stand at the Virtual Water Equipment Show 2021. All of this and more in Fresh Air April.
17 March, 2021
Find out about the super tax deduction, download the 10 steps to a greener & more efficient production guide, check out our reinvented G2-7 range, OPC UA-enabled compressors and this is your last chance to sign up for a leak detection test. All of this and more in Fresh Air March.
27 January, 2021
Find out how to make sure your compressed air system is doing Dry January, check out our free carbon reduction estimator tool, meet the AIRCUBE and sign up for our latest webinar to find out which compressed air audit is right for your production facility. All of this and more in Fresh Air January.
18 December, 2020
Remind yourself of our opening hours over the Christmas and New Year period. Discover everything you need to know about compressed air treatment, don't miss out on our upcoming webinars and learn about the role of compressed air in green production. All of this and more in Fresh Air December.
26 November, 2020
Find out how the pandemic has altered the manufacturing industry from the point of view of compressed air as Alexander Pavlov shares his thoughts, 10 features that raise VSD+ compressors above the rest, how to select the right blower technology for ETP plants, info on our air leak detection winter guarantee and check out our winter sale on the Compressor Store. All of this and more in Fresh Air November.
5 October, 2020
In this edition of Fresh Air discover the costs of not going green, get info on our free audits and inspections, find out how Fabricon Design halved their energy costs with a VSD+ compressor and pre-register for our webinar on how to save energy. All of this and more in this month's Fresh Air.
21 July, 2020
Find out what no-one tells you about life cycle costs, get clued up on the basics of compressed air with our training course, join us for our webinar on 27th July , save the date for Backing Britain Live 2020 virtual exhibition, find opportunities on how to harness wasted heat within our whitepaper, check out our new point of use products for compressed air distribution & learn about what a structured desiccant air dryer is.
28 May, 2020
In this edition of Fresh Air find out how best to restart a compressor after shutdown, info on risk assessments & more, discover our new FD VSD dryer, download our free guide on how to save energy costs, how plastic moulding specialists slashes CO2 emissions with a compressor upgrade, cost surveys revealing that having a compressor on our AIRplan scheme is hourly comparable to a cup of coffee, how The Carbon Trust have re-accredited Atlas Copco, & how we supported the oxygen generation on the Isle of Man!
5 May, 2020
Find out the hidden value of compressed air heat recovery, why using a single source supplier is advantageous in the current pandemic, how to take care of your compressor in this time of crisis, discover our CPD accredited training courses in compressed air, how a system makeover generates massive savings for world leading brick makes and download your free guide to compressed air.
27 March, 2020
Discover how to reduce compressed air energy costs if you are reducing your production, read the latest advise for stopping and re-starting air compressors. A reminder that we are here to support you with service and parts & we are offering virtual and post-contract meetings. Find out about our SMARTLINK 2.0 which can help you with remotely see the status of your compressor and react from a safe distance. Discover more about AIRplan, a service which allows you to pay as you go for compressed air.
22 January, 2020
Learn how to prepare your compressed air system for freezing temperatures, how our VSD's and controllers are now listed in the ETL, the latest high-efficiency oil-injected screw compressors, our latest new products on the online store, how there has been a huge step in liquid ring vacuum pump technology & check our our 100th year animation.
17 December, 2019
Remind yourself of our opening hours over the Christmas and New Year period. Discover what Atlas Copco might be like in the next 100 years. Don't miss out on the 10% discount on compressor sales online. Learn about all of this in Fresh Air December.
18 November, 2019
Find out about the latest information including; importance of leak detection, how we have gone even further than IE5 compressor technology, why the ZR 90-160 VSD+ compressor is so efficient, how the new vacuum pump at Celestica improves the working environment & information about our free #N2check which you can book today. Also watch the Key Milestones video as we celebrate our 100 year anniversary.
30 September, 2019
Discover our Top Tip on Quiet compressors, how our G range offers an alternative for small-business users, see how the ZR/ZT WorkPlace Air System™ compressors effortlessly fit onto work floors, SmartLink 2.0, read about onsite laser cutting with unlimited N2, how vacuum packaging keeps food fresh longer & discover 100 years and counting: the history and the fun facts.
13 August, 2019
Read this months' Top Tip: How to avoid contaminated breathing air in the workplace. Learn more about The Compressor Store sale! Also, see how a biogas plant uses O2 generator to halve their energy costs. All of this and more in Fresh Air July/August.
26 June, 2019
Read this months Top Tip on optimising a compressed air system with a central controller. Learn why nitrogen should be used for laser cutting. Join us in congratulating Mark Ranger as he is appointed VP of BCAS. Discover which compressor has long been a favourite with SME's. All of this and more in this month's Fresh Air.
28 May, 2019
Read this month's Top Tip to know how to avoid microorganisms in compressed air. Discover the New ZL2 range of low-pressure lobe blowers. Also, brush up on your knowledge with CDP certified courses! All of this and more in Fresh Air May.
29 April, 2019
Read this month's Top Tip to know how to choose the right oil for your compressor. Find out the difference between rotary vane and rotary screw compressors. Meet our Distributor of the year! All of this and more in this month's Fresh Air.
22 March, 2019
Read this month's Top Tip to discover how to deal with compressed air condensate. Receive a free pack to help you with your compressed air project. Find out which oil needs to be used for optimal operation of your compressor. All of this and more in this month's Fresh Air.
27 February, 2019
See how you can take advantage of the Annual Investment Allowance. View the new range of compact, low-cost, low-flow membrane nitrogen generators. See how Atlas Copco is the first manufacturer to have its vacuum pumps certified as Class 0. See how replacing your current air blower installation with a more energy efficient solution has never been easier. Learn all of this in Fresh Air February.
24 January, 2019
Discover how you can prepare your compressed air system for freezing temperatures. VSD's and controllers are now listed in the ETL. Take a look at the latest high-efficiency oil-injected screw compressors. Do you want to see the big step in liquid ring vacuum pump technology? Celebrate 100 years of supporting UK industry with us! Learn about all of this in Fresh Air January.
19 December, 2018
Find out why the time is right to switch to on-site sourcing! Remind yourself of our opening hours over the Christmas and New Year period. Is your compressor at least 10 years old? Our competition ends December 31st. Put air compressor spare parts on your Christmas list. Learn about all of this in Fresh Air December.
23 November, 2018
Find out how to win a brand new compressor as part of our 100th anniversary! Is your compressor at least 10 years old? If so learn how to receive a free giveaway from us. Do you think that you have the oldest industrial compressor in GB? Learn more about our oldest compressor competition in this edition of Fresh Air
25 October, 2018
How do you choose the best type of air treatment equipment for your industrial compressor? How can you win a brand-new compressor? Or learn how intelligent vacuum pumps improved woodworker's productivity? Find out in this edition of Fresh Air
24 September, 2018
How do you select the right air treatment equipment? Or save room in your compressor room? How about a chance to win a new compressor? Find out in this edition of Fresh Air.
20 July, 2018
Read this month's Fresh Air to find the advantages and disadvantages of various onsite nitrogen solutions, how Aquafin is managing the total cost of ownership for their compressors, benefit from exclusive The Compressor Store offers and more!
24 May, 2018
Are you missing out on major opportunities to save energy? Know what made Maison Gilliard choose on-site nitrogen generation or why you'll get blown away by our new ZR compressors? All of that and more in this May's Fresh Air!
24 April, 2018
What do you need to consider when buying a stationary air compressor? And what has Birra Peroni got to say about the new ZR compressor? Find out in this month's Fresh Air!
26 March, 2018
What's the best place for your compressor? What part does Atlas Copco plays in the making of craft beer you know and love? And where's the next energy savings opportunity for industrial users? Read this month's Fresh Air to find out!
19 February, 2018
Curious how you generate nitrogen through pressure swing adsorption? Or perhaps how compressed air is behind an innovation that saves as much as 8% in fuel consumption for sea-going vessels? Discover all that and more in this February's edition of Fresh Air.
24 January, 2018
Do you know how to size an air receiver? Find out why air tanks matter and how to size them, as well as Brian Barnes' plans as Operations Business Line manager, how an award-winning printer is slashing their energy bills, what makes our GVS A vacuum pumps tick and more. Read January's Fresh Air here!
11 December, 2017
Business as usual this Christmas holiday. Read December's Fresh Air to find out what Atlas Copco has to do with your Christmas turkey and have a sneak peek into life at Atlas Copco with our Advent Calendar!
23 November, 2017
Do you know the potential hazards involved in compressed air use and ask how aware is industrial management of the preventative measures that can be taken? How about the contribution Atlas Copco is making towards the land speed record attempt? Or the benefits of our newest CD+ and MDG dryers? Read this November's edition of Fresh Air to find out about all of these and more.
25 September, 2017
Read this month's Fresh Air to discover the secret connection between Atlas Copco and Oktoberfest , to find out what Dafgard Food did to save £68,000 in their food and bev production and more.
3 August, 2017
Read the Summer Fresh Air to find out how a bespoke packaging company saves £47,000 a year with an Atlas Copco compressor, figure out what's the best vacuum pump for your installation or check out our water-in-the-air calculator and dryer white paper.
18 May, 2017
Read May Fresh Air to find out how to get help with funding your energy saving capital equipment, is your compressed air sized correctly, who is our new General Manager and more interesting news.
21 October, 2016
When air is compressed, the energy transforms into heat. An energy recovery system enables this waste heat energy to be recovered and reused in other manufacturing processes.
Did you know that compressed air accounts for as much as 30% of a factory’s energy consumption? Find out more facts about compressed air energy in September's Top Tip video infographic.