3 April, 2020

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.

TMC launches ALS compressors for the shipping and offshore industries

14 February, 2020

TMC Compressors of the Seas (TMC) is launching a range of marine compressors for use in combination with air lubrication systems (ALS) to help ships further reduce fuel consumption and emissions to air.

How to avoid contaminated breathing air in the workplace

31 January, 2020

By Andy Lill, business development manager for quality air at Atlas Copco.

A guide to saving money on the fourth utility – air

14 January, 2020

By Andy Batey, head of engineering, Brammer Buck & Hickman.

Apprentice appointment at Hertz Kompressoren UK

12 December, 2019

Apprentice appointment at Hertz Kompressoren UK

On-site nitrogen generation helps Advance Engineering cut costs

06 December, 2019

Metal fabrication firm 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 Ltd.

Unleashing the potential of Industry 4.0

27 November, 2019

Gardner Denver discusses the issues and opportunities surrounding data and the insights it can deliver in the compressed air industry.

TMC to equip Liza Unity FPSO

08 November, 2019

Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding has awarded TMC Compressors of the Seas (TMC) a contract to supply the marine compressed air system to the Liza Unity FPSO. Under the contract, TMC will provide a large compressed air system consisting of frequency-controlled instrument air compressors, air compressors, and associated air dryers and filters. TMC’s contract value is undisclosed.

Vert Rotors to reveal its latest product at Major International Conference in London

01 November, 2019

Vert Rotors UK Ltd unveiled its new A150 compressor which features the Vert Conical Rotary Compressor technology at a major industry conference in London last month.

GenAir set for a Green Apple Award for All Weather All Electric Air Compressor

23 October, 2019

GenAir, hirer of compressed systems and desiccant dryers, has had the environmental qualities of its emission-free, All Weather All Electric Air Compressor formally recognised by the internationally respected campaigners, The Green Organisation.

Thorite secures substantial savings for Service Timber

18 October, 2019

For many companies who need a reliable source of compressed air, the age of their compressor isn't much of a concern. It's almost a case of “Well it's running just fine, we have it serviced regularly, so what's the problem?”

Pushing the boundaries of compressor efficiency

16 October, 2019

Intercooling is a common practice in compressor technology for reducing the power required for operation. However, the latest research by Mattei, in conjunction with the Polytechnic University of Milan, shows that the similar concept of ‘intracooling’ achieves even better results in two-stage compressors. Andy Jones, managing director at Mattei, explains how it works, improves energy efficiency, and what’s in store for further development.

Gardner Denver unveils new oil-free claw vacuum pump

09 October, 2019

Gardner Denver has launched its new oil-free, claw technology vacuum pump, the next generation C-VLR 62 and 122.

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