ZR 90-160 VSD+ up to 35% less energy consumption
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The latest oil-free rotary screw air compressor from Atlas Copco, the ZR 90-160 VSD+, delivers up to 35% energy savings for a fast return on investment. The new ZR is available with or without integrated dryer. Ideal for applications in the food & beverage, electronics, automotive, textile and pharmaceutical industries, the water-cooled ZR 90-160 VSD+ is equipped with two high-efficiency permanent magnet motors, state-of-the-art compressor elements, a new cooler design and an improved monitoring system. This plug-and-play compressor is housed in a compact, soundproof enclosure. It’s the latest air compressor in Atlas Copco’s smart AIR solutions portfolio.
By adjusting output to match actual needs, the ZR 90-160 VSD+ significantly cuts energy consumption, costs and environmental impact, the internal IP66 water-cooled permanent magnet motors, designed for class-leading efficiency and high reliability, contain oil-lubricated bearings for a long maintenance-free lifetime. Moreover, all service parts are grouped together for ease of access for a minimal service time.
The NEOS drive communicates directly with the new, user-friendly Elektronikon® Mk5 Touch Controller to optimize system pressure and maximize energy efficiency. Mk5 Touch includes warning indications, maintenance scheduling and online visualization of the machine’s condition. The data monitoring program SMARTLINK is integrated as standard. This remote monitoring system provides analysis of the whole compressed air system on how you can reduce energy cost and plan your preventive maintenance. The full feature version is available with integrated MDG rotary drum dryer, providing a stable and guaranteed Pressure Dew Point of -40°C/-40°F at almost zero energy cost. The ZR 90-160 VSD+ works together with the Atlas Copco’s new Optimizer 4.0 central controller. It enables a compressed air system to be optimized through selection of the most efficient combination of air compressors while assuring supply of required pressure and having balanced running hours. Air dryers can also be monitored through Optimizer 4.0. With the highly intuitive user interface, the end-user can view the performance and energy consumption of each machine as well as of the whole system. Optimizer 4.0 can also be monitored through a customer’s PC. The ZR 90-160 VSD+ can be included in a Total Responsibility Plan, in which Atlas Copco takes care of all compressor maintenance, upgrades, repairs and possible breakdowns.