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Compressors, Air Motors and Vacuum Pumps

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

Vacuum systems leak detection a first for Southern Africa

By: Halima Frost     13th July 2018 South African pump distributor Integrated Pump Technology has added on-site vacuum leak detection of vacuum systems to complement its existing service offering of design, supply, service and repairs of vacuum pumps and systems. Making use of the recently launched Leybold Phoenix Quadro portable... 

Magnets driving energy saving

By: Halima Frost     13th July 2018 Over the past 18 months, Durban-based compressor original-equipment manufacturer Airstream Compressors has supplied 15 rotary-screw air compressor (SCR) permanent magnet (PM) driven compressors across South Africa, saving clients between 30% and 40% on energy costs. Airstream Compressors has... 

ALL IN ONE SOLUTION The SCR PM Compressor offers energy saving and a sleek design
ALL IN ONE SOLUTION The SCR PM Compressor offers energy saving and a sleek design

New measuring instrument launched

13th July 2018 Last month, measurement technology specialist WIKA launched the CPH7000 portable process calibrator, which is the first handheld instrument from WIKA that records measured values of up to 10 000 bar. With the CPH7000 portable process calibrator, high-pressure measuring instruments can now also be... 

PORTABLE PROCESS CALIBRATION
High-pressure measuring instruments can now also be tested in the field
PORTABLE PROCESS CALIBRATION High-pressure measuring instruments can now also be tested in the field

Pronounced growth for compressed air systems specialist

13th July 2018 South African turnkey air compressor services supplier Integrated Air Solutions has seen a notable increase in demand for highly customised compressors, adapted specifically to the customer’s individual need. Air compressor manufacturer ELGi’s comprehensive compressor range available from... 

RUGGED AND RELIABLE
The ELGi range of compressors perfectly suited to African climates
RUGGED AND RELIABLE The ELGi range of compressors perfectly suited to African climates

Gas processing specialist acquired by vacuum pumps company

13th July 2018 Last month industrial vacuum supplier Busch Vacuum Pumps and Systems announced that Switzerland-based engineering company NSB Gas Processing is now part of the global Busch group. The NSB Gas Processing business has been renamed Busch NSB AG and brings a highly regarded team of engineers and a... 

BIGGER AND BETTER
Busch's new manufacturing plant and offices in Virginia Beach USA
BIGGER AND BETTER Busch's new manufacturing plant and offices in Virginia Beach USA

Atlas Copco

13th July 2018 A world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, Atlas Copco is characterised by focused businesses, a global presence with direct sales and service, a strong, stable and growing service business, professional people and an asset-light and flexible manufacturing setup. “We are... 

Atlas Copco

Focus on niche applications, aftersales key for air motor market

By: Nadine James     14th July 2017 The air motor market has a directly proportional relationship to the economy, subsequently making aftersales support and services key focus areas for industrial product supplier Actum Group, says Actum’s Deprag product leader Herman Parsons. This focus, combined with Actum’s approach of providing... 

POWER LINE ATEX RANGE The motor complies with European Union Parliament directive 2014/34/EU on equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres
POWER LINE ATEX RANGE The motor complies with European Union Parliament directive 2014/34/EU on equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres

Greener rotary compressor can deliver savings exceeding 20%

14th July 2017 Compressor engineering firm Lontra founder Steve Lindsey devised a more efficient, oil-free rotary compressor that offers a greener solution to traditional compression technology, able to deliver energy savings of more than 20%. His efforts gained recognition of the European Patent Office (EPO)... 

STEVE LINDSEY The founder of Lontra was nominated and shortlisted as a finalist at the 2017 European Inventor Awards
STEVE LINDSEY The founder of Lontra was nominated and shortlisted as a finalist at the 2017 European Inventor Awards

New pumps suited to packaging, food and beverage industries

14th July 2017 In May, sustainable productivity solutions provider Atlas Copco announced that it had extended its range of variable speed drive (VSD) vacuum pumps with the addition of three models offering flow rates up to 5 004 m3/h. The new GHS 3800-5400 VSD+ rotary screw pumps are particularly suited for... 

GHS VSD ROTARY SCREW PUMP The range provides significantly higher performance levels and reduced maintenance, noise and heat emissions compared to conventional oil-sealed and dry vane vacuum pumps
GHS VSD ROTARY SCREW PUMP The range provides significantly higher performance levels and reduced maintenance, noise and heat emissions compared to conventional oil-sealed and dry vane vacuum pumps

New variable-speed drive showcased at European expo

14th July 2017 Last month multinational industrial machinery manufacturer Voith exhibited power industry  solutions at the POWER-GEN Europe 2017 conference and exhibition, and  one of the main features was its new variable speed drive (VSD), the VECO-Drive, intended to enhance the efficiency of rotating... 

DRIVING FORCE The VECO-Drive increases input speed and generates a high output speed for compressors or pumps
DRIVING FORCE The VECO-Drive increases input speed and generates a high output speed for compressors or pumps

Pipeline expansion project completed in February

14th July 2017 In February, high-end and specialised equipment supplier Energas Technologies announced that it had completed a commission to design and supply a mobile heater skid to a budgeted $210-million pipeline expansion project. The project was commissioned by engineering firm VGI Consulting Africa, on... 

UNDER PRESSURE The new line was filled and pressurised from atmospheric pressure to a line pack pressure of 116 Bar
UNDER PRESSURE The new line was filled and pressurised from atmospheric pressure to a line pack pressure of 116 Bar

Troubleshooting device eases, enables priority maintenance

14th July 2017 The Fluke 810 – manufactured by industrial testing equipment manufacturer Fluke – is one of the most advanced troubleshooting instruments available for vibration testing, enabling maintenance teams to rapidly collect data and diagnose and solve mechanical problems. Fluke, represented locally by... 

FLUKE 810 The Fluke 810 uses a set of advanced algorithms to produce a plain-text diagnosis of the machine with a recommended solution
FLUKE 810 The Fluke 810 uses a set of advanced algorithms to produce a plain-text diagnosis of the machine with a recommended solution

Ntshu Air - PSI Group

By: Zandile Mavuso     30th September 2016 Ntshu Air provides complete air compressed system solutions for the mining, automotive, chemicals, petrochemicals, plant hire, construction and power generation industries. 

Ntshu Air - PSI Group
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