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Compressors, Air Motors and Vacuum Pumps

New vacuum gauge ensures process control and operational reliability

14th July 2023 The new Pirani Bayard-Alpert vacuum gauge PBR 360 offers increased accuracy, attractive service concept and longevity owing to its redundant filaments. Vacuum pumps manufacturer Pfeiffer Vacuum has upgraded the analogue vacuum gauges in the ActiveLine to the latest “state-of-the-art” standard,... 

Screw compressor introduced to meet various industries’ needs

14th July 2023 To meet the diverse requirements of its customers, compressed air solutions provider Tru Compressor Solutions has introduced the full feature tank-mounted screw compressor Detroit DB FF Series to its range. The compressor serves as a comprehensive all-in-one solution to meet the compressed air... 

Battery-driven portable screw compressor unveiled

14th July 2023 Solutions provider Atlas Copco unveiled its new battery driven portable screw air compressor, the B-Air 185-12, at Atlas Copco’s ‘Journey to a Sustainable Future’ event in Antwerp, Belgium, in May this year. The ‘B-Air’ marks a “defining moment” in the global industrial marketplace’s... 

An image of Atlas Copco's first battery driven screw B-Air 185-12 compressor
SUSTAINABLE ALTERNATIVE Atlas Copco's B-Air 185-12 is the first battery driven screw compressor

Integrated Air Solutions

14th July 2023 Integrated Air Solutions is a specialist compressed air solutions provider dedicated to delivering air reliably and efficiently, helping companies achieve their productivity targets by keeping the total cost of ownership of their compressed air low.  With access to a widely diverse portfolio of... 

Integrated Air Solutions

Compressor control solutions offer optimisation, increased efficiency

By: Nadine Ramdass     14th July 2023 Automation technology and solutions specialist Rockwell Automation offers solutions for controlling and protecting compressors; these solutions improve energy efficiency, optimise machine performance and allow for making data-driven decisions that enable efficient and effective operations. The... 

An image of a compressor system
INCREASED EFFICIENCY The master control solution can provide up to 10% in energy savings

MetaleN

14th July 2023 Copper and heat-exchange materials are critical in the modern technological age, forming part of the many essential areas such as energy, heating and cooling, medical, decorative, electronics, farming and mining. You can rely on MetaleN for quality that adheres to strict international standards... 

MetaleN

VSD supplied for compressor test bench

15th July 2022 Multinational conglomerate General Electric (GE) Power Conversion has been awarded an important contract by low-pressure compressor manufacturer Safran Aero Boosters to supply an electrical variable-speed drive system to equip an airplane motor compressor test bench. This bench will be part of... 

The GE MV7000 range of VSD Compressor systems stood on display
TRIED & TESTED The new VSD system supplied by GE to Safran Aero Boosters will be sued on an airplane motor compressor test bench

Compressors delivered to cement factory

By: Halima Frost     15th July 2022 Compressed air solutions provider Integrated Air Solutions (IAS) has successfully delivered and commissioned two compressors, from air-compressor manufacturer ELGi, to one of South Africa’s largest cement factories. The order consisted of one ELGi EG-90, 90 kW oil-injected air compressor and an... 

A group of compressors from the ELGi AB oil free range all stood together on display
GREENER OPTION The ELGi AB Series of oil free compressors offers a cleaner greener option to clients

Supplier receives stock for distribution

By: Halima Frost     15th July 2022 Local compressed-air solutions distributor Tru Compressor Solutions is geared to supply manufacturer Detroit Air’s new specialist rotary (SR) series of 220 V ultra-compact, variable speed drive (VSD), tank-mounted screw compressors to the South African market. “We have received our stock and we... 

A specialist rotary (SR) series of 220 V ultra-compact, variable speed drive , tank-mounted screw compressors standing alone on display
CUTE N' COMPACT The compact yet powerful specialist rotary series of 220 v screw compressors manufactured by Detroit Air is now available locally

Compressor range well received by market

By: Halima Frost     15th July 2022 Compressed-air equipment manufacturer Artic Driers’ newly released Sahara range, comprising low dewpoint compressed-air dryers, has been well received by clients in various sectors, Artic Driers CEO Allen Cockfield tells Engineering News. To date, equipment suppliers Promax Co has bought two of... 

Two large  air dryers from the Sahara range of compressed stood along side one another air dryers is being used for clean instrument air at a cement plant
CLEANER CLEARER Two large air dryers from the Sahara range of compressed air dryers is being used for clean instrument air at a cement plant

Innovative tech for CO2 removal recognised

15th July 2022 Air capture technology specialist Climeworks has been awarded the Innovation in Vacuum Busch Award by global manufacturer Busch Vacuum Solutions for its advanced use of vacuum technology in its processes. Climeworks is the first company to use direct air capture technology to remove carbon... 

A group of colleagues form Cimeworks stood on the steps of the  headquarters of Busch Vacuum Solutions in Maulburg, Germany holding their
CAPTIVATING TEAM The team from Climeworks accepted the Innovation in Vacuum Busch Award award ata small ceremony held at the the headquarters of Busch Vacuum Solutions in Maulburg, Germany

New facility opened in the US

15th July 2022 Global vacuum technology and leak detection solutions provider Pfeiffer Vacuum opened its new 3 700 m2 facility in Indianapolis, in Indiana in the US, on May 13. This state-of-the-art facility is located at 4037 Guion Lane. The facility will be used to service the semiconductor as well as the... 

Confectionery company using vacuum pump gripper tech

15th July 2022 Global packaging system manufacturer Tecno Pack SpA has designed and built grippers able to handle pick-and-place applications in the plant of a leading international confectionery company, using industrial vacuum equipment supplier Piab's piGRIP suction cups and piCOMPACT 23 SMART vacuum pumps.... 

A small green and black vacuum pump used in the food packaging industry
SUCKING PUMP Suction cups are attached to the vacuum pump which then picks up and placed biscuits into flowpacks at a confectionery production plant

Further investments in compressor range made

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     9th July 2021 Rand-Air, an established provider of air, nitrogen, power, flow, steam boiler and lighting solutions, further invested in the XATS1200 compressors in its fleet in April.   The compressors, introduced to the market in August 2020, have a variable-pressure range of between five to ten bar with a... 

Compressors to be used in a project in Mpumalanga

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     9th July 2021 As the authorised distributor of compressor manufacturer Detroit Air Compressors’ SR Eco Series, compressed air equipment supplier and service provider Tru Compressor Solution will supply two large compressors of this series to a large mine in Mpumalanga. The SR Eco Series was designed as a... 

STANDARD PROCEDURE The machines get a minor service after 2 000 hours and a major service after 8 000 hours
STANDARD PROCEDURE The machines get a minor service after 2 000 hours and a major service after 8 000 hours

Range standardised for mining and construction

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     9th July 2021 In 2020 Atlas Copco Power Technique announced the launch of its PAC H centrifugal pump range, which consists of four models, for high-pressure applications. The pumps have been designed to reduce downtime, prolong the life span of the equipment used in an application and save operational costs.... 

CATERS FOR ALL
The company’s high head pumps range comprises the PAS dry prime pump and the VAR wet prime pump.
CATERS FOR ALL The company’s high head pumps range comprises the PAS dry prime pump and the VAR wet prime pump.

New range launched in March

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     9th July 2021 Compressor manufacturer Mattei launched its 55 kW, 75 kW and 90 kW range of Rotary Vane Xtreme Inverter- (RVXi-) controlled air compressors at a live online streaming event from Mattei’s global headquarters in Milan, Italy. Mattei CEO Giulio Contaldi presented the new features and benefits of the... 

EASY ACCESS
The air compressors are accessible through the Internet of Things and can provide real-time operating and performance data anywhere globally
EASY ACCESS The air compressors are accessible through the Internet of Things and can provide real-time operating and performance data anywhere globally

Upgrades enhance compressors

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     10th July 2020 Tru Compressor Solutions is an authorized distributor of compressor manufacturer Detroit Air Compressors. Detroit has upgraded its DT, DB, and Gen2-DB range of screw compressors to enhance their stability, especially in very harsh environments.  Tru Compressor Solutions sales director Phillip... 

QUALITY ENSURED 
Detroit Compressors provide customers with a five-year warranty on the drive train of a rotary screw compressor and a two-year warranty on the complete unit
QUALITY ENSURED Detroit Compressors provide customers with a five-year warranty on the drive train of a rotary screw compressor and a two-year warranty on the complete unit

Manufacturer launches new rotary screw compressor

10th July 2020 Air compressor manufacturer Ingersoll Rand Company has launched the new RM220i Oil Flooded Rotary Screw Compressor which features a range of cost saving improvements, says air compressor supplier Dintsu Engineering Technologies MD Pierre Doman. Dintsu Engineering Technologies is an authorised... 

EXTENDED RANGE
The RM220i model is part of Ingersoll Rand’s R-Series compressors, which offer the best of time-proven designs and technologies
EXTENDED RANGE The RM220i model is part of Ingersoll Rand’s R-Series compressors, which offer the best of time-proven designs and technologies

Manufacturer develops new range of liquid ring pumps

10th July 2020 Vacuum products developer and manufacturer Edwards Vacuum has developed a range of new liquid ring pumps called the ELRi series. Made for use in wet, humid as well as corrosive conditions, this product offers a range of features and benefits that will distinguish itself from other competitor... 

Company introduces quiet, dry pumps range

10th July 2020 The HiScroll models from vacuum pump manufacturer Pfeiffer Vacuum’s new range of scroll pumps are oil-free, hermetically sealed vacuum pumps with high nominal pumping speeds of between 6 m³/h and 20 m³/h. The new pumps are characterised by their compact design and quiet, low-vibration operation.... 

SUPERIOR QUALITY 
The proven quality of Pfeiffer Vacuum products ensures a long service life as well as lower operating costs
SUPERIOR QUALITY The proven quality of Pfeiffer Vacuum products ensures a long service life as well as lower operating costs

Manufacturer offers solutions for energy efficiency

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     10th July 2020 With a concentrated effort and focus on improving energy efficiency, industrial equipment manufacturer Atlas Copco offers a variety of compressed-air solutions. “Electricity is the most prevalent energy source for industrial compressed-air production and accounts for up to 80% of the life-cycle... 

ELECTRIC ENERGY
Electricity is the most prevalent energy source for industrial compressed-air production and accounts for up to 80% of the life-cycle cost of a compressor
ELECTRIC ENERGY Electricity is the most prevalent energy source for industrial compressed-air production and accounts for up to 80% of the life-cycle cost of a compressor

Manufacturer introduces quiet cordless compressor

10th July 2020 Harnessing the power, performance, and run time delivered by M18 FUEL technology, heavy-duty, portable electric power tools and accessories manufacturer Milwaukee Tool has developed the industry’s quietest cordless air compressor for professional carpenters and remodelers. New “The M18 Fuel... 

EASE OF USE 
The compressor has a quick-change coupler connector and a single-turn regulator
EASE OF USE The compressor has a quick-change coupler connector and a single-turn regulator

Atlas Copco Compressor Technique

22nd October 2019 Atlas Copco Compressor Technique specialises in Smart Air Solutions that deliver accurate, quality air at point of use at the lowest possible cost to customers and end-users.  Cutting-edge air, gas and vacuum compressor technology is applied across the business area’s extensive range of small,... 

Atlas Copco Compressor Technique

Competitively priced range launched

12th July 2019 From do-it-yourself enthusiasts and entrepreneurs to small and mid-sized businesses, air compression is often a critical commodity that is integral to the core business offering and as such, it must be able to perform at optimum levels.  However, in South Africa’s tough economic climate, smaller... 

IDEAL SOLUTIONS
Probe’s air compressors are the ideal solution for those businesses that require air compression for light-duty applications
IDEAL SOLUTIONS Probe’s air compressors are the ideal solution for those businesses that require air compression for light-duty applications

Company showcases new pump at fair

12th July 2019 Vacuum pump manufacturer Pfeiffer Vacuum showcased its new Roots pumps from the HiLobe series at the Hannover Messe trade fair that took place earlier this year in Germany. Experts presented the innovative vacuum pumps at the fair – in addition to the company’s extensive product portfolio – which... 

NOMINAL PUMPING SPEED
The compact Roots pumps offer a wide nominal pumping speed range of 520 m3 /h  to 2 100 m3 /h
NOMINAL PUMPING SPEED The compact Roots pumps offer a wide nominal pumping speed range of 520 m3 /h to 2 100 m3 /h

New electric compressor range introduced

12th July 2019 Compressor solutions provider and distributor Integrated Air Solutions has introduced the EG Series electric air compressor range. The EG Series is a product of air compressor manufacturer ELGi and Integrated Air Solutions has been the sole regional distributor for ELGi compressors since 2016. 

OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE
The smart custom designed and engineered ELGi Neuron Controller allows for seamless remote monitoring and control of the compressor’s overall performance
OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE The smart custom designed and engineered ELGi Neuron Controller allows for seamless remote monitoring and control of the compressor’s overall performance

Company enhances its low emission, low noise E-Air solutions

12th July 2019 Sustainable productivity solutions provider Atlas Copco enhances its low emission, low noise E-Air solutions with electric fixed-speed and variable speed drive (VSD) compressors. Throughout 2019, Atlas Copco will be introducing two additional fixed-speed – the E-Air T400 and the E-Air T500 to add... 

RELIABLE FLOW
The E-Air range provides a reliable flow of compressed air without any diesel emissions
RELIABLE FLOW The E-Air range provides a reliable flow of compressed air without any diesel emissions

Company expands rotary screw compressors range

12th July 2019 Industrial equipment supplier Atlas Copco has expanded its range of low-pressure oil-free rotary screw compressors with the addition of the new ZE 3. Specifically manufactured to operate in a broad spectrum of pneumatic conveying industrial applications, this low-pressure oil-free rotary screw... 

Additional air compressor installed at pharmaceuticals company

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     12th July 2019 Air compressor products distributor and solution provider Tru Compressor Solutions assisted pharmaceutical company Union Swiss in installing an additional 132 kW oil-free air compressor at its facility, in Boksburg, last month. Union Swiss needed a new oil free compressor owing to the fact that... 

INCREASED AIR FLOW
By supplying 3 inches of piping with a header it will increase the flow of air to the customers plant
INCREASED AIR FLOW By supplying 3 inches of piping with a header it will increase the flow of air to the customers plant

Company introduces versatile compressor range

12th July 2019 Compressor manufacturer Sauer Compressors celebrates the premiere of a versatile compressor range that combines a number of innovative technologies. The Orkan high-pressure compressors will be available in various designs and are suitable for the compression of many gases and for a wide range of... 

Pump suitable to handle a variety of fluids

12th July 2019 Fluid handling equipment manufacturer ARO air-operated diaphragm pumps have been designed to pump virtually any type of liquid with ease – ranging from clean, light to medium viscosity fluids, to highly corrosive and abrasive fluids. ARO pumps can also transfer large particles without damaging... 

DIVERSE INDUSTRIES 
This range is suitable for general industrial and OEM installation applications in diverse industries
DIVERSE INDUSTRIES This range is suitable for general industrial and OEM installation applications in diverse industries

Air treatment supplier now offers a rebuild program

12th July 2019 Company core competency is well demonstrated by a long established compressed air treatment specialist. Air treatment supplier Artic Driers International now offers a rebuild program for many of the older air dryers originally sold by industrial equipment manufacturer Ingersoll Rand, compressed... 

Compressors to play important role in new nitrophosphate plant

12th July 2019 Diversified technology provider Johnson Controls’ Sabroe compressors, which power a custom-build ammonia chiller plant, will play an important role in diversified chemicals group Omnia’s newly operational R670-million nitrophosphate plant in Sasolburg. Omnia lead process engineer Kripal Daby... 

Company distributes boosters for use in rescue services

By: Halima Frost     13th July 2018 High pressure breathing air compressor supply company Coltri Compressors South Africa became the sole distributer of the MPS Booster pump for booster pump manufacturer MPS Technology in Southern Africa which is marketing it to emergency medical services (EMS) for underground rescues. The MPS... 

SLEEK DESIGN
The smaller, more compact MPS Booster pump can be taken anywhere in its specially designed hard explorer case
SLEEK DESIGN The smaller, more compact MPS Booster pump can be taken anywhere in its specially designed hard explorer case

Company to expand channel blowers range

By: Halima Frost     13th July 2018 Sandton-based side-channel blower supplier CR Elec plans to expand on its offerings, which will complement its existing Sirocco brand. A side-channel blower can generate significantly higher pressures than industrial fans, and is also known as a vacuum pump or vacuum compressor. The side-channel... 

BLOWING AWAY COMPETITION
Side-channel blowers across the range will maximise offerings
BLOWING AWAY COMPETITION Side-channel blowers across the range will maximise offerings

Compressed air dryer freezing the costs of energy consumption

By: Halima Frost     13th July 2018 Compressed-air treatment suppliers Artic Driers International, also the Southern Africa distributor of global manufacturer SPX Flow Busan products, has introduced a new approach in compressed-air drying South Africa through the Phase Change Material (PCM) compressed-air dryer. “The constant need... 

COOLER CUTTING COSTS
The SPX Flow Busan compressed-air dryer is now available in South Africa
COOLER CUTTING COSTS The SPX Flow Busan compressed-air dryer is now available in South Africa

High-speed dry vacuum pumps series launched

13th July 2018 Vacuum device manufacturer ULVAC has launched its LS vacuum series – a range of dry vacuum pumps with high pumping speeds and low power consumption. Dry vacuum pumps are used in many production lines, including those for electronic parts and displays, for reasons including low power consumption.... 

SHORTER DOWNTIMES
The LS Vacuum pump series shortens downtime with higher speeds
SHORTER DOWNTIMES The LS Vacuum pump series shortens downtime with higher speeds
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