Atlas Copco's Compressor Technique Service Division services air compressors in every corner of the world.
Oil is used to make sure a proper operation at the best performance is guaranteed in all conditions that a compressed air system is exposed to.
Replacing the oil in a compressed air system is therefore one of the most basic, most critical and most frequently performed service interventions, and is done in order to:
Atlas Copco initiated the move from mineral to synthetic oil some years ago, with:
This has resulted in the fact that today the ratio of synthetic oil already equals more than 65% of the total oil volume that Atlas Copco uses, up from only 33% a few years ago. With this conversion, Atlas Copco has managed to reduce our customers' oil consumption by 100,000 barrels of crude oil - reducing the environmental impact over the complete supply chain:
In the coming years, we want to continue this strategy to increase our synthetic oil ratio even further.
This is achieved by:
For example, in a GA90 compressor running 6000h, the user can save up to 5400kWh yearly. Times it with the local energy cost and you know what savings you can achieve!
Example with a 0,10€/kWh energy cost:
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