24 July, 2019

Making the wheels go around

28 June, 2019

From water, steam and electricity to compressed air, Alexander Pavlov, general manager at Atlas Copco Compressors UK & Ireland, gives a brief history of the factory through the ages and the energy that powered production


Ultrasonic compressed air, gas and vacuum leak detector

12 June, 2019

Ultrasound is an acoustic vibration frequency too high to be audible. An ultrasound corresponds to a frequency above 20 KHz. The human ear can perceive sound waves with frequencies between 20 Hz and 20 KHz


Boge launches SOLIDscrew screw compressor

11 June, 2019

Boge Compressors has launched SOLIDscrew, a new generation of oil lubricated compressor aimed at automotive and light industrial operations requiring flow rates between 21 to 89 (cfm).


Gardner Denver’s CompAir extends oil-free Ultima compressor range

07 June, 2019

Gardner Denver has released a new air-cooled version of its Ultima technology, which is claimed to be the first ever air-cooled oil-free compressor to offer heat recovery for process water.


PCL launches online store for distributors

23 May, 2019

Pneumatic Components (PCL), designer, manufacturer and distributor of pneumatic equipment and tyre inflation systems, has launched a new online platform to offer distributors greater purchasing flexibility.


A closer look at the oil-free option

11 April, 2019

A recent report into the global air compressor market has found that oil-free air compressors are expected to increase their share of the market, contributing more than half of the total market share and growing at a faster CAGR of 4.77% to 2023. However, Andy Jones, managing director at Mattei, argues that oil-free compressors aren’t as infallible, or necessary, as they’re often made out to be.


Thorite recruitment and promotion drive

03 May, 2019

Phillip Wright (pictured left) has joined the Thorite Bradford Sales & Service Centre as the key account manager. Wright will not only be responsible for sales to existing major accounts but also for developing sales strategies with new customers. He is well qualified for the task having spent considerable time as an area sales manager with a company specialising in materials handling, industrial spraying systems and filtration.


Genair go for clean air – with LEZ compliant compressors

03 April, 2019

Genair, the West Midlands-based specialist in the rental of advanced compressed air systems, has completed the purchase of a range of London Low Emission Zone compliant mobile diesel compressors. The London Low Emission Zone (LEZ) is a traffic pollution charge scheme with the aim of reducing the exhaust gas emissions of diesel-powered commercial vehicles in London.


Atlas Copco launches compact dry screw vacuum pump

28 March, 2019

Atlas Copco’s Industrial Vacuum division has launched the DHS 065-200 VSD+ dry screw vacuum pump offering lower lifecycle costs, higher productivity, less energy consumption and easy maintenance.


Plain sailing for Airia

07 March, 2019

Airia Compressed Air Solutions Ltd, an official premier distributor for Atlas Copco Compressors, has contributed equipment and its expertise – on a pro bono basis – to fulfil an important paint spraying application in the Rona Sailing Project.


Mythbusters – The truth about vane compressors

20 February, 2019

When it comes to choosing a compressor, it generally boils down to two options – vane or screw. When assessing the benefits of each, it’s important to drill down to the quantitative facts, and avoid misinformation, in order to reach the right decision. Andy Jones, managing director at Mattei, dispels the myths around vane technology.


Play, set and win with the right serve

13 February, 2019

As with tennis, the perfect serve is of utmost importance for ice cream production. It refers to the injection of compressed air into the ice base to make it delicious and creamy. Even the slightest oil residue in the compressed air would have severe consequences.


Additions to Atlas Copco NGP+ nitrogen generators range

11 January, 2019

Atlas Copco has added nine energy-efficient, high capacity models to its NGP+ nitrogen generators range. The expanded range now offers the capability to deliver on-site nitrogen at flows ranging from 5.2 l/s (19 Nm3/h) to 797 l/s (2870 Nm3/h), with purity levels up to 99.999% and a potential 50% reduction in running costs.


Grand Coffee hits the right note with the help of Omega Air

04 January, 2019

Omega Air d.o.o. Ljubljana’s specialty is custom-made turnkey compressed air stations with nitrogen or oxygen generation. The installation of a nitrogen generator for coffee maker Grand Coffee, a member of the Atlantic Group, as a coffee maker, is one example.


Everything under control with AdaptShield

14 June, 2019

DVP Vacuum Technology will introduce the new CBL Systems with the AdaptShield technology at IFFA 2019, Frankfurt am Main, from 4 to 9 May.


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