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Steps to efficient compressed air management

Top tips: Steps to efficient compressed air management Compressed air system design When designing a compressed air system, the key is to get the specification right first time, think about the air intake. For example, don’t site it in a polluted or dusty area, as it will suck the polluted air and dust into the compressor and potentially down the air lines. Plan from the outset how much filtration you are going to need. Every filter has a cost associated in terms of maintenance and pressure drop. Also consider the size of the air receiver into your compressor room design, and other products such as dryers, drains and oil/water separators. Read more

Date: 16-02-2018

Air Kraft Wins Distributor of the Year Award 2016

Air Kraft are pleased to announced that they have won the 2016 Atlas Copco Compressors Distributor of the Year award, in recognition of their energy efficient equipment sales. Paul Clark (left) presents award. Having repeated their outstanding performance of previous years. Managing director, Craig May-Russell comments “Our primary approach to meeting the needs of customers is to provide energy-saving installations. In some cases, we’ve been able to help companies achieve annual reductions in compressed air power consumption as much as £60,000.” This approach also applies to rough vacuum pump equipment, which has saved an industry leader in plastics thermoforming an estimated £70,000 per annum by replacing its original installation with Read more

Date: 15-03-2017

Saving UK industry 22,148,700 kWh with our VSD compressors

This is the amount of energy saved in the UK in one year by Atlas Copco customers using VSD compressors: Enough power to make 886 million cups of tea.   In 2015 alone we reduced CO2 emissions for our customers by 10,155,178 kg, the equivalent of 41 million air miles.* *Based on Long haul to/from UK using Economy Class and the latest CO2/kwh conversion factor *Based on a 75kW compressor at 8000 hrs loaded and subject to regular maintenance. Each installation is different but we can use audit tools to check.   Read more

Date: 03-03-2017

GA VSD+ air compressor range now available up to 75kW

Atlas Copco is expanding its range of GA VSD+ compressors with a series of extra models that deliver unsurpassed efficiency in a space-saving upright format. Building on the success of the GA 7-37 VSD+ oil-injected rotary screw compressors, which ushered Read more

Date: 22-09-2016