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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.


A bright future

29 April, 2015

Trevor Davison, chairman of TFG Group, Gardner Denver’s largest, independent distributor and the biggest distributor of compressed air products in the UK, explores what the future holds for today’s engineering product distributors and shares his thoughts on how investing in skills and training now, will pay dividends in the long term.


Thermo Kit aimed at boosting compressor energy recovery

29 April, 2015

Atlas Copco is aiming to rapidly increase the adoption of compressor energy recovery with the launch of an all-in-one kit that simplifies integration with a building’s central heating and hot water system. The revolutionary Thermo Kit is a complete package of energy recovery components that can be installed quickly and easily to provide the user with a highly efficient source of supplementary hot water at no additional cost.


Towable compressors are compact, powerful and energy efficient

02 April, 2015

Providing a dependable, efficient and environmentally-friendly source of quality compressed air in a compact, towable unit are the important benefits of two new portable compressors introduced by HPC Kaeser. Compact and simple to operate, the M114 and M115 portable compressors are both powered by 85kW engines and deliver similar free air deliveries up to 9.7 m³/min (342 cfm) at 10 bar.


Boge saves €60k for leading packaging provider

02 April, 2015

A world-leading paper-based packaging company has made significant cuts in costs by installing a Boge SLF 125 compressor. The company has estimated that at least €60k per annum is being saved in energy consumption and maintenance since installation.


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