Atlas Copco releases new compressed air filters with higher filtration efficiency and lower pressure drop
April 2013, Wilrijk, Belgium – High filtration efficiency is the pre requisite for high air quality while a low pressure drop helps to save energy. Having this in mind, Atlas Copco ’s filtration competence team invested a lot in fundamental research and development. Recently, the company presented their latest generation of filters: DD+, PD+, DDp+ and PDp+ filters.
DD+ and PD+ Filters for the filtration of oil aerosols
Compared to the previous generation the pressure drop of the new DD+ and PD+ filters has been reduced and at the same time the oil carry over decreased by more than 20%.
DDp+ and PDp+ Filters for the filtration of solid particles
These new dust filters have extremely high particle removal efficiencies of 99,92 % (DDp+) and 99,98 % (PDp+). Evi Bultinck , Filter Media Specialist at Atlas Copco Airpower: “The filters are now fully certified according to ISO standards by notified bodies, both in-house as well as in external labs. This third party certification ensures our customers the air quality they require. On top of that, the new Atlas Copco filters bring a substantial energy saving.”
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For further information please contact:
- Roel van den Heuvel, Product Manager quality air solutions
+32 3 870 91 70
Industrial Air is a division within Atlas Copco's Compressor Technique business area. It develops, manufactures and markets oil-injected and oil-free air compressors, vacuum pumps, gas generators, air treatment solutions and compressor controls and monitoring under several brands. In addition to serving a wide variety of industries, dedicated solutions are also available for marine, railway and oil and gas customers. The division's focus and main drive is to further improve its customers' productivity. The divisional headquarters and main production center are located in Antwerp, Belgium.