24 September, 2020

A hiss is as good as a mile…?

17 September, 2020

Walk onto a shop floor in the early morning, before the machines start up and workers arrive, and an eerie sound of hissing pervades the silence. It’s the unmistakable sound of compressed air leaks – and of your company’s cash quite literally disappearing into thin air.


ELGi Compressors delivers energy efficiency

08 September, 2020

ELGi Compressors Europe, a subsidiary of ELGi Equipments Ltd, has completed an upgrade of the compressed air system at the Rubber Resources’ BV manufacturing site in Maastricht, The Netherlands. Following the modernisation project, Rubber Resources – a major player in rubber re-manufacturing in Europe – reportedly experienced increased efficiency and lower energy consumption which contributed to lowering its carbon footprint.


On the right track

27 August, 2020

Norgren’s AMT compressed air drying solution is reducing relative humidity levels down to less than 10% for a major Australian metro operator, helping keep its train network on the move and provide a reliable and safe transportation service for its 240 million passengers each year.


FUCHS Lubricants launches new compressor flushing fluid

21 July, 2020

FUCHS Lubricants has launched Renolin AC Flush, a compressor flushing fluid to help eliminate deposits and varnishes to ensure maximum performance in all compressor types. Renolin AC Flush is a premium solvent-type fluid designed to dissolve varnish and sludge.


TMC compressors for Fast4Ward FPSO

13 July, 2020

International compressor supplier TMC Compressors of the Seas (TMC) has won a contract from Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd (SWS) to supply the marine compressed air system to a newbuild FPSO the yard is constructing for SBM Offshore.


How manufacturers can achieve a low cost and low carbon future

02 July, 2020

By Graham Coats, sales director, CMC (pictured)


Aerzen comes to the rescue of food company’s treatment project

23 June, 2020

Blower and compressor solutions provider Aerzen Rental Solutions’ local Derbyshire depot recently came to the aid of a food company that built a fruit juice production facility that generates wastewater effluents requiring treatment. A wastewater treatment plant expansion was also planned. However, unforeseen events caused a 4-month delay in its construction. Without the ability to treat the effluents, the new production line could not be operated, resulting in a loss of around 200,000 euros per week for the company.


Industrial area manager promotion at Mattei

10 June, 2020

Lee Lodge has been promoted to the position of industrial area manager at Mattei Compressors.


Plastic moulding firm’s compressor upgrade saves 60 tonnes of CO2 a year

02 June, 2020

Midas Pattern Company is an award-winning, precision polyurethane moulding manufacturer who took a compressor system audit from an Atlas Copco distributor as part of its green initiative project, leading to an equipment upgrade. Not only did this move achieve substantial energy savings but, at the same time, the company's carbon footprint was reduced by some 60 tonnes per annum.


New air motors from Chicago Pneumatic provide simple yet reliable power

28 May, 2020

Chicago Pneumatic has introduced a new range of air motors to its portfolio. The comprehensive air motor range combines multiple configurations, a compact and well-balanced design and excellent performance in harsh environments, enabling OEM and machine builders to improve the efficiency of their systems.


Boge provides hospitals and patients with safe and reliable breathing air

20 May, 2020

Boge Compressors reports that it is meeting the needs of hospitals and its patients through its range of air compressors. There are numerous uses for medical gas within the health services, from artificial respiration to powering surgical instruments. Where consumed by patients, only a highly reliable source of absolutely pure breathing air is suitable. Boge claims its compressors are delivering exactly this.


TMC secures ALS compressor contract for seven LNG newbuilds

13 May, 2020

TMC Compressors of the Seas (TMC) has been awarded a contract by Hyundai Heavy Industries to deliver its air lubrication system compressors to seven LNG carriers the Korean shipbuilder is constructing for Capital Gas Corp. 


Where to install a compressor and associated infrastructure

01 April, 2020

Historically, air compressors were housed well away from the production area due to their noise. Modern compressors are much quieter and can be located much closer to or even on the factory floor. Nevertheless, businesses should bear in mind how and where compressors are installed on their premises. Martin Chitty, business development manager at Mattei UK, outlines what the considerations are and how they can optimise compressor performance, maximise the return on investment and ensure compliance with environmental controls.


Marine compressor technology leaders to cooperate

06 March, 2020

TMC Compressors of the Seas (TMC) and Sauer Compressors have entered into a strategic cooperation agreement in order to offer offshore, marine and shipping companies a partnership that can cater for all compressed air requirements on board their vessels.


Atlas Copco launches intelligent vacuum pump series

18 February, 2020

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.


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