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Compressor control with tomorrow’s technology, today

30 October, 2015

The new Sigma Air Manager 2 (SAM-2) compressed air management system has been introduced by HPC Kaeser. Having evolved from its predecessor, HPC states that the SAM-2 is much more than a control and management system for installations with multiple compressors. According to the company, it is capable of complete air system management with the ability to monitor and record information relating to all the components of a compressed air system.


PCL launches new Torque Limited Impact Socket Set

30 October, 2015

According to PCL, a little bit of outlay for its new 1/2” Torque Limited Impact Socket Set will go a long way in terms of cost savings and increased productivity.


Ecodesign Directive now set to include low pressure and oil-free compressors

30 October, 2015

By Andy Jones, managing director, Mattei Compressors.


Atlas Copco VSD compressor secures energy savings for packaging specialist

25 September, 2015

Huddersfield-based packaging specialist Crossgrove Associates Ltd. has reduced the annual cost of its compressed air supply from £6450 to just £770, as a result of installing an energy-efficient GA11VSD+FF variable speed drive compressor from Atlas Copco.


Take a closer look at compressed air system costs and reap the rewards

25 September, 2015

Werner Zipperer, product manager for Air Preparation at Parker Hannifin, explains how by understanding more about how to manage compressed air and the associated costs, a business can avoid the principal culprits of soaring energy bills, namely unnecessary air wastage and leaks.


Doosan wins large compressor order from A-Plant

25 September, 2015

Doosan Portable Power has won a substantial order for portable compressors worth well over £4 million from A-Plant, the plant, tools and equipment Hire Company. The new A-Plant order comprises close to 500 Doosan compressors, including the first order in the UK for the innovative new 7/73-10/53 ‘Dual Mode’ model from Doosan. A-Plant has ordered over 60 7/73-10/53 portable compressors as well as a further 24 of the larger 7/125-10/110 ‘Dual Mode’ model, alongside over 400 other units including 7/20 and 7/26EG single tool and 7/41 and 7/41G two tool compressors.


New six-year warranty scheme from Elmo Rietschle

25 September, 2015

Vacuum and pressure manufacturer Elmo Rietschle, part of the Gardner Denver Group, has launched a free six-year warranty, available on all new and existing rotary vane vacuum pumps.


Is your Bekomat condensate drain being cared for?

25 September, 2015

Beko Technologies reports that its Bekomat is a highly reliable condensate drain with over three million fitted worldwide. However, the company adds that because Bekomat is so reliable customers often neglect to undertake the simple servicing requirements, and has seen many examples of Bekomat’s functioning reliably after many years use without having ever been serviced.


Teseo piping delivers for Persico Spa

21 August, 2015

Teseo was selected by Bergamo-based Persico Spa to supply the compressed air distribution system in the Nembro factory. The compressed air system, comprising several kilometers of HBS piping, was designed to meet the strictest energy efficiency standards.


New vacuum pump range boasts 50 per cent energy savings

21 August, 2015

Atlas Copco has introduced a new range of highly efficient vacuum pumps for the UK manufacturing industry. The company claims the new GHS 350-900 VSD+ range represents a quantum leap forward in rough vacuum; offering customer benefits that include average energy savings of 50 per cent compared with conventional oil-sealed and dry vane vacuum pumps, as well as best in class noise levels and oil retention.


Continuously monitoring medical compressed air

21 August, 2015

With a system that was specifically developed for monitoring the compressed-air quality in the medical field, the compressed-air system company Beko Technologies extends its Metpoint measuring equipment family. The new device for the continuous quality assurance of breathing air monitoring includes state-of-the-art features such as a daily auto calibration and measuring-gas humidification for the increased operational reliability and long-term stability of the measuring cells.


Boge helps Eden Project bring dinosaurs to life

21 August, 2015

Boge Compressors, the supplier of industrial compressed air systems, is helping dinosaurs at the Eden Project roar this summer thanks to its frequency controlled C30F screw compressor.


Atlas Copco aims to boost on-site nitrogen generation with NGP+

17 June, 2015

Atlas Copco has launched the NGP+ on-site nitrogen generator. According to the company, NGP+ can be simply plugged into an existing compressed air network to produce nitrogen of up to 99.999 per cent purity. Atlas Copco adds that when combined with its latest energy efficient compressors, an on-site nitrogen installation including the NGP+ generator can offer significant benefits compared with reliance on nitrogen from cylinders.


Beverage firm slashes compressed air consumption by 45 per cent

17 June, 2015

Air blowing activities consume almost half of all compressed air used in plants, an often unrecognised burden on a business’s resources. However, Hangzhou Hongsheng Beverage Group has seen a substantial 45 per cent reduction in compressed air consumption due to a new air saving solution.


Gast Group launches rocking piston-based Jun-Air systems

29 April, 2015

Gast Group – the designer and manufacturer of precision air products and member of IDEX Corporation’s Health & Science Technologies division – has launched 86/87R Series Systems, a brand new Jun-Air range of oil-less rocking piston-based compressed air systems.


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