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Compressed Air

Hi-Line celebrates three new appointments and safety accreditation

Hi-line Industries, UK supplier to the compressed air sector, has welcomed three new employees to its ranks. Reflecting the company’s ongoing success and growth, Stephen Martin joins as sales director, Matt Johnson takes up the title of project engineer while Brad Beesley arrives as internal…

  • 04/09/2019

A breath of fresh air

Since opening its doors in 1985, CMC has carved an international reputation for designing air compressor controls without compromise and that add value to manufacturers that incorporate them. Its approach to producing robust, multi-functional control solutions from its Belgium-based facility has…

  • 19/07/2019

Gardner Denver launches new white paper on managing EPC contracts

Gardner Denver has created a new guide with helpful tips and insights on project management for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts that require compressed air and vacuum equipment. Available to download from http://ora.cl/8uD8t, the white paper explores the implications of…

  • 26/06/2019

Mattei celebrates a centenary by encouraging industry to 'think green'

Rotary vane air-compressor specialist Mattei is marking its 100th year by reaffirming its commitment to the development of ecologically and economically viable products, launching a new logo and strapline to celebrate. Founder Enea Mattei established the company in 1919 following the First World…

  • 25/06/2019

Mattei highlights importance of air compressors in tackling global warming

This week (1-5 October) saw the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) meeting in Incheon, Republic of Korea, to agree on a plan of action to limit climate change from rising by more than 1.5C this century. In light of this, Mattei is once again calling on industry to assess how air…

  • 05/10/2018

New compressed air system reduces CO2 emissions for Buxton Press

Installing a new Atlas Copco ring main and variable speed driven (VSD) compressor with ancillaries is calculated to result in an annual carbon reduction of approximately 48 tonnes of CO2 for magazine printing company, Buxton Press - along with close to £7,500 per annum savings in compressed…

  • 02/02/2018

BOGE reveals how to implement industry 4.0-compliant compressors

Compressed air specialist, BOGE Compressors, has published a new white paper giving manufacturers practical advice on how to easily integrate existing smart compressor technology into their manufacturing facilities. The paper shows how to make the most of the real - rather than theoretical - value…

  • 29/01/2018

Latest compressed air drains offer both value and performance

Hi-line Industries, an established and reputable UK manufacturer of high-quality compressed air purification equipment, has launched its new HTD condensate drain into the UK market. Featuring an isolation valve for strainer cleaning to 250 micron, the latest-generation HTD offers a 100% ED rated…

  • 17/01/2018

BOFA’s global growth prompts UK expansion

BOFA International is increasing its UK footprint by 25 per cent to meet growing worldwide demand for its market-leading fume and dust extraction technology. Work has started on creating an additional 12,000sq ft of space in the company’s hometown of Poole in Dorset to house its corporate…

  • 13/11/2017

Improving compressed air and dryer quality

Dew point temperature is a key indicator of high water vapour in compressed air systems. If the dew point temperature is the same as the temperature of the compressed air, water vapour will condense and there will be unwanted water in the compressed air lines. This causes erosion, corrosion…

  • 23/10/2017