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Fresh Air | June 2017

Our monthly newsletter covers product updates, tips for air compressor maintenance, local news, and valuable insights into the world of compressed air and vacuum pump technology.

Top tip: Diagnose common compressed air problems in 10 minutes

aircheck your compressed air system
You might think that your compressed air system is all in good order, but it’s possible that it could be better. A non-intrusive visual inspection of the compressed air system, including pipework, ancillaries, drains, and even the room itself, can all be quickly checked and can usually reveal a way to save energy, money or increase ISO compliance.

Could you benefit from a free #airCHECK? Sign up here.

Stone worktop specialist increases production efficiency

CNC saw powered by compressed air
Natural Stone Surfaces, one of the UK’s leading quartz and granite worktop manufacturers, chose an Atlas Copco VSD+ compressor when it upgraded its compressed air supply, resulting in improved productivity and thousands in annual energy costs.

Read about Natural Stone Surface’s experience with Atlas Copco.

New rotary vane vacuum pumps up to 15% more efficient

GVS A rotary vane vacuum pump
Our new GVS A range of oil-sealed rotary vane vacuum pumps is cooler, quieter and up to 15 per cent more efficient than the previous range. Extremely reliable and compact, they are suitable for use in both research and industrial production applications. Flow rates are from 16 to 700 m3/h, motor ratings between 0.75 and 15 kW and ultimate working pressures between 0.1 and 0.5 mbar.

Read how innovation has improved rotary vane vacuum pump technology

Service plans tailored to your needs and priorities

compressor service plans
Would you like to take for granted an uninterrupted flow of compressed air or vacuum, within a set budget? Selecting the right service level keeps equipment running efficiently while keeping operational costs under control. Our service team is happy to worry about parts inventory, equipment monitoring, service interventions and repairs, while you focus on your core activities.

Reduce TCO and maximise uptime with one of our service plans.

Severn Trent is using oil-free screw blowers in water treatment plants

blowers for waste water treatment
Severn Trent Water has installed reliable and energy efficient ZS oil-free rotary screw blowers from Atlas Copco at six of its water treatment plants. This forms part of a major infrastructure refurbishment programme, including upgrades to its Rapid Gravity Filters process installations that require low pressure air for sand de-scouring duties.

Find out how the ZS blowers help guarantee the supply of clean drinking water

Compressed air is everywhere!

compressed air is everywhere
Don’t miss Big Bert’s journey to discover where compressed air is used. Grab a cup of coffee and watch our video, which is sure to bring a smile to your face as the endearing engineer, Big Bert, tracks down the compressors that he built. From potteries to hospitals to aerospace testing centres, compressed air is everywhere!

Are you planning to visit ADBA?

ADBA logo 2017
Our compressed air and industrial gas solutions are on display at ADBA, the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas exhibition on July 5-6th at the NEC. Visit stand H201 to discover the latest innovations in air compressors, on-site oxygen generation, low-pressure screw blowers and pipework.

Register here to visit ADBA

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