Atlas Copco at Pump Centre Exhibition 2014

15 April 2014

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Atlas Copco at Pump Centre Exhibition 2014Atlas Copco Compressors will showcase its rotary screw blowers and compressors at the Pump Centre Conference and Exhibition in Telford on 30 April. Specifically designed for water and wastewater applications, Atlas Copco’s ZS range of high-efficiency, oil-free, rotary screw blowers and the company’s GA VSD+ compressor will be a great fit for the exhibition, which is one the UK’s leading water industry events.

Amongst Atlas Copco’s products on display on Stand S10 will be the standard ZS18 blower and a weather-proof ZS18+ variant, which is fitted with an integrated VSD frequency converter; this feature varies the speed of the motor to match changes in the blower air demand, thus consuming only the minimum amount of energy. All Atlas Copco’s ZS low-pressure blowers integrate the proven benefits of oil-free, rotary screw technology and are designed to meet water and wastewater treatment plants’ stringent requirements for energy efficiency and a lower carbon footprint. ZS screw blower technology is on average 30 per cent more energy efficient than the majority of conventional lobe-type, low-pressure blowers currently available on the market.

Alongside the ZS blowers, Atlas Copco’s experts will also be available on Stand S10 to highlight the technical differences between modern low-pressure and traditional lobe blowers, and to discuss the critical performance measurement factors that should be taken into account when comparing the two technologies. Visitors will also have the opportunity to enquire about how their specific water and effluent treatment needs can be met with Atlas Copco’s complete portfolio of oil-free blowers and compressors for wastewater treatment applications and processes.

For the first time at the Pump Centre Conference and Exhibition, Atlas Copco will also showcase a model from its GA 7-37kW VSD+ compressor range. Launched in 2013, this range was recently expanded to include models up to 37kW. GA VSD+ compressors provide energy savings of 50 per cent on average, a 13 per cent leap in Free Air Delivery and a canopy less than half the size of traditional fixed speed compressors. This breakthrough in energy efficiency is made possible by Atlas Copco’s own 100 per cent patented interior permanent magnet (iPM) motors which drive, and form the heart, of all GA VSD+ compressors.

The GA 7-37 VSD+ is suitable for a range of applications in wastewater and clean water treatment plants including sand filter fluidisation, sludge tank aeration, sludge suspension, dissolved air flotation, surge vessel control, pneumatic control of valves and filter back flushing and cleaning.

For further information about the energy-efficient GA VSD+ compressor and ZS range, please go to, or visit the company on Stand S10, Pump Centre Conference and Exhibition 2014, International Centre, Telford, 30 April 2014.

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