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Fresh Air | June 2020

1.       Top tip: Restarting a compressor after a period of shutdown

Ross Madison social distancing

With factories & production lines starting up again after a period of closure or reduced production, we have put together some advice on how to bring your compressed air equipment safely back into operation.

> Instructions

2.       Risk assessments and new safety processes

risk assessments

Safety is our priority during this pandemic. With many requests from customers for risk assessments and information about our COVID-specific health & safety procedures, we have put together a summary.

> Managing safety 

3.       New variable speed drive refrigerant dryers

FD 300 VSD Refrigerant Air Dryer FD 100-300 with Variable Speed Drive control

Only Atlas Copco offers VSD technology in a refrigerant air dryer. The new FD VSD dryer’s reliable performance and low cost of ownership delivers up to 50% savings on indirect energy costs and up to 70% on direct energy costs.

>  Discover 

4.       10 ways to save energy - free guide 

10 ways to make your compressor installation energy efficient

Looking to reduce your energy costs? We can offer you 10 tips to make your compressor installation more energy efficient. Our free  energy savings guide can make a big impact. 

> Download guide 

5.       Green initiative and compressor upgrade slashes CO2 emissions

drilling midas

Plastic moulding specialist Midas Pattern Company reduced its carbon footprint by 60 tonnes of CO2/year, following a compressor system audit and equipment upgrade from distributor Anglian Compressors. 

> Read how 

6.       Think a new compressor is too expensive? 


A recent site survey showed that a fixed speed compressor running 22hrs/day, if replaced by a VSD on an AIRPlan scheme, with integrated dryer, parts, service & installation, came in at only £2.70 an hour – that’s less than a coffee!

> What is AIRPlan?

7.       Carbon Trust accredited supplier

Carbon Trust accredited supplier logo

We are proud to have been re-accredited by The Carbon Trust as a supplier of well-designed, energy efficient compressed air, vacuum and industrial gases solutions. 

> Read more 

8.       Supporting oxygen generation on the Isle of Man

watch the build

When Noble’s Hospital reached out to Atlas Copco Medical Gas Solutions for help in building and equipping an on-island oxygen plant, they worked with the IoM government and contractors to get it built and running in record time. 

> Watch the build 

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