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Massive energy savings and down-time reduction

Massive energy savings and down-time reduction
Atlas Copco’s compressed air and vacuum systems upgrade for Manchester-based brick maker Wienerberger is resulting in significant savings in energy costs, estimated to be around £38K per annum, along with reduced CO2 emissions and production downtime, plus the added benefit of a short-term payback.
13th January 2020

Intelligent vacuum pump series for robust processes

Intelligent vacuum pump series for robust processes
Atlas Copco has launched the DZS 100 - 400 VSD+ series of air-cooled, oil-free claw vacuum pumps for particularly harsh applications. The robust pumps increase productivity in conveying, clamping, drying processes or environmental applications due to their low energy consumption and space requirements; as well as handling of pollutants.
6th January 2020

App enhances the intelligence of vacuum pumps

App enhances the intelligence of vacuum pumps
Atlas Copco has developed an App that allows vacuum pumps to be controlled and monitored in real time from a smartphone. Pumps can also be commissioned optionally by entering fewer setpoints. The first models for which the free VSD+ App is available, in IOS or Android, are the new DZS 100, 200 and 400 VSD+ claw vacuum pumps and the GVS A VSD+ oil-injected rotary vane pump.
10th December 2019


Atlas Copco celebrates 100 years in the UK, and looks to the future

Atlas Copco celebrates 100 years in the UK, and looks to the future
Atlas Copco has marked its century of operations in the UK with a celebratory event at London’s Shard building, which included a look forward at how industrial technology might evolve over the next 100 years. 
28th November 2019

On-site nitrogen generation helps cut costs

On-site nitrogen generation helps cut costs
Advance Engineering has invested in an Atlas Copco on-site nitrogen generation system to ensure the quality of its laser-cutting operation, increase output and make substantial cost savings when set against delivered bottled gas supplies. The system was supplied by Atlas Copco’s premier distributor, Anglian Compressors & Equipment.
9th October 2019

Biomethane providing clean gas to the grid

Biomethane providing clean gas to the grid
An Atlas Copco oxygen generator is helping Nat-Ur-Gas Solschen produce clean methane at their biogas plant in Germany. Desulphurisation of biogas using oxygen results in a sustainable energy source for the grid. An added benefit is the reduction in operating costs through improved energy efficiency, by up to 50%.
18th September 2019

Variable speed drive liquid ring vacuum pump

Variable speed drive liquid ring vacuum pump
A new development in the world of Liquid Ring Vacuum technology has been announced by Atlas Copco with the launch of its LRP 700-1000 VSD+ range of intelligent liquid ring vacuum pumps. A departure from the classic liquid ring pumps available in the market today, the LRP VSD+ is a compact, high performance, energy efficient system enclosed in a strong, noise-containing canopy.
10th May 2019

Clever compact dry screw vacuum pump

Clever compact dry screw vacuum pump
A dry screw vacuum pump offering lower lifecycle costs, higher productivity, less energy consumption and easy maintenance has been launched by Atlas Copco’s Industrial Vacuum division with the DHS 065-200 VSD+. Built for rapid cycling and continuous operation applications, the DHS VSD+ is a truly clean, zero contamination dry vacuum pump that requires no water or oil cooling.
9th April 2019

Compact low-flow membrane nitrogen generators

Compact low-flow membrane nitrogen generators
The latest addition to its family of nitrogen generators, Atlas Copco’s new NGMs 1–3 membrane technology units offer an efficient, compact and simple low-cost on-site solution for low-flow N2 requirements with the added benefits of minimal maintenance and operational costs.
1st April 2019

Vacuum pumps certified 100% free of oil contaminants

Vacuum pumps certified 100% free of oil contaminants
Three different types of oil-free vacuum pumps from Atlas Copco have been measured and certified with zero risk of oil contamination by the safety and quality organisation TÜV Rheinland. The oil-free claw vacuum pump DZS, oil-free screw vacuum pump DHS VSD+ and the latest oil-free liquid ring pumps LRP VSD+ have all been awarded ‘Class 0’ status. This assures users of their safety in sensitive industry sectors such as food processing and packaging, electronics, pharmaceuticals and paper. 
28th March 2019

Clean, clever, compact dry screw vacuum pump

Clean, clever, compact dry screw vacuum pump
Built for rapid cycling and continuous operation applications, the DHS VSD+ from Atlas Copco’s is a clean, zero contamination dry vacuum pump that requires no water or oil cooling. Certified as oil-free in the category ‘Class Zero' according to ISO standard 8573-1 the pump is free of oil emissions, including aerosol oil content in the outlet air stream.
11th February 2019

Powering Airia’s contribution to the Rona sailing project

Powering Airia’s contribution to the Rona sailing project
The Project allows young people to acquire a sense of responsibility, resourcefulness and teamwork, which will help them throughout their lives.Their fleet includes the Donald Searle, an Ocean 75 yacht built in Poole in 1979 and named after an early volunteer and major Project benefactor. The yacht has now been docked for repainting – a significant and demanding project for the 25-metre vessel.
1st February 2019

Competition for Britain's oldest running industrial compressor

Competition for Britain's oldest running industrial compressor
Compressors play a big part in the industrial and manufacturing sector. Often referred to as the fourth utility, they are the silent partner powering many of the processes necessary to manufacture our everyday comforts. Atlas Copco Compressors is trying to find the oldest, stationary, oil-injected compressor in Britain, with a motor power rating between 30 and 90kW, that has completed the longest tour of duty in Britain and is still going.
19th November 2018

Air compressor combines high flow and low energy consumption

Air compressor combines high flow and low energy consumption
The ZH 1000-3150 oil-free centrifugal air compressor has been launched by Atlas Copco, which offers a combination of high flow and low energy consumption, the ZH 1000-3150 is designed to meet the needs of large air users who are looking for a high-volume centrifugal air compressor delivered as a standard package.
23rd October 2018

High-efficiency oil-injected screw compressor launched

High-efficiency oil-injected screw compressor launched
The new GA 90+-160 VSD+ oil-injected screw compressor range has been launched by Atlas Copco. It provides reduced energy consumption, straightforward installation and simple service. It features compression elements with Smart Injection technology coupled with highly efficient oil-cooled IE4 and IE5 motors that require no service interventions.
6th September 2018

VSD+ compressor cuts energy consumption by 76% for seafood processor

VSD+ compressor cuts energy consumption by 76% for seafood processor
Salmon producer Marine Harvest VAP (UK) has achieved annual energy savings of £21,000 after Atlas Copco updated its compressed air system with new technology. By downsizing from a 45kW compressor to a GA22VSD+ rotary screw compressor from Atlas Copco, the salmon producer has realised a 76% energy saving and a 30% reduction in service costs. The more compact compressor has also freed up floor space to fit a new refrigeration unit for an additional kiln.
17th August 2018

Full machine room service plan launched

Full machine room service plan launched
It has been announced that Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique Service division has introduced the Full Machine Room (FMR) Service Plan, through which it offers to maintain all types and makes of rotating equipment used in a production environment. 
27th July 2018

Save space and energy with new oil-free rotary screw blower

Save space and energy with new oil-free rotary screw blower
Atlas Copco has unveiled its new generation of oil-free low pressure rotary screw ZS 4 VSD + blowers, which are equipped with integrated permanent magnet (iPM) motors. This, along with other design developments, contributes to them being the most energy-efficient blowers available in the market.
21st June 2018

GA VSD+ compressor achieves 50% energy savings target

GA VSD+ compressor achieves 50% energy savings target
After experiencing pressure drops that limited applications within its production facility, Quartztec Europe installed an Atlas Copco GA VSD+ compressor that has increased output, halved annual energy costs and exceeded initial savings estimates by a factor of 19%. Quartztec Europe is the largest fabricator of quartz glass in the UK and one of the top five in Europe. It undertakes manufacturing for market sectors, such as semiconductors, solar and fibre optics, within its 50,000 sq. ft. purpose-built facility in Kelvin South Business Park, East Kilbride.
8th June 2018

New oil-free VSD compressor has 15% lower energy consumption

New oil-free VSD compressor has 15% lower energy consumption
  Launching the new ZR 90-160 VSD+; Atlas Copco has designed a new range of oil-free rotary screw air compressors with motor variants of 90, 110, 132, 145 and 160kW. The range offers up to 10% more flow and up to 15% per cent less energy consumption compared with other VSD compressors, as well as a 25% reduction in floor-space.
21st May 2018


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