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White Papers

Atlas Copco Compressors is pleased to offer whitepapers on products and their appropriate applications. You can download the whitepaper below. If you’d like to learn more information about a particular topic, please fill out the form below and we will be more than happy to contact you.

Understanding Variable Frequency Drives and Appropriate Applications

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The following white paper describes the operation of variable speed drives specifically for use in rotary screw air compressors. The operation of a variable speed drive (VSD) works and the internal components is explained. Examples of different applications where variable and constant torque outputs are needed are then explained. Finally, the paper explains the need for a drive properly designed for the application and an explanation of how Atlas Copco's NEOS drive is ideal for rotary screw air compressor applications.

Are Oil-Lubricated Compressors with Food-Grade Oil a Reliable and Cost-Effective Solution for the Food Processing Industry?

In this white piper, the dangers of food-grade oil in the food processing industry are explained. If precautions are taken to avoid food-grade oil contact with skin, the risk of it entering food should be completely avoided. Discussion also includes the effect of temperature in the purity of compressed air and other risks associated with lubricated compressors. Learn how oil-free compressors are the best choice for the food processing industry.

Centralized Vacuum Systems in Food Processing

The following white paper describes the importance of knowing your choices in vacuum pumps for food processing applications. Examples are given explaining the benefits that centralization brings to a plant and why the use of a lubricated rotary vane pump is a good technology point for a plant. The paper concludes explaining the use of boosters and sequencing, and the importance of well thought-through set-up.

Selecting Air Dryer Technology for Railway Applications

The following white paper explains how damaging water in compressed air systems can be. There are three common types of compressed air dryers describe in this paper. Learn the difference in refrigerated, desiccant and membrane dryers, as well as the importance of selecting the right one for your desired application.

Compressed Air- Measure Efficiency Throughout the Day When No One is Around

In the following white paper, some of the practical ways to save energy in compressed air systems are explained. Learn how remote monitoring of systems can improve both efficiency and optimization. The ISO 50001 and the development of more efficient energy use is also explained in this white paper.

Sustainable Manufacturing Starts with Compressed Air Optimization

In the following white paper, learn what a manufacturing facility can do to stay competitive in the fast-paced industry. Compressed air systems have the largest potential for energy savings in a facility, accounting for around $3.2 billion annually of wasted energy costs. Energy audits can reveal opportunities for improvement. See how you can achieve a sustainable future with remote monitoring.


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