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Preparing your Cooling Water System or Air Compressor for the Christmas break

Often the only time of the year a factory stops production is over the Christmas break, this may be for Christmas Day and Boxing Day or it may be for the whole period from Christmas Day right though until after …

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Glaston saves Poppies Europe Ltd £9k

Glaston UK is a leading specialist in air compressor intelligent control, nitrogen generators and energy management systems. With a comprehensive portfolio of energy efficient products and air compressor services, Glaston works with a diverse range of industries including – Power …

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Glaston reduces energy bills by 10% with HPC Kaeser compressor.

HR Kilns and Fibreglass, is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of GRP gratings, platforms, drainage covers and GRP flooring.  Commonly referred to as GRP or FRP (Glass Reinforced Plastic or Fibre Reinforced Plastic), they have developed advanced techniques in …

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Variable Speed Drive Compressors – not always the most efficient solution !

Over the years we have had lots of customers request variable speed drive compressors regardless of the air demand profile of the site and when we ask why they are asking for a variable speed drive they often say one …

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How a Compressed Air Leak Detector can help save you money

A Compressed Air Leak Detector is a device specifically designed to find leaks in compressed air systems. It works by listening for ultrasonic sounds and is often called an ‘ultrasonic leak detector’. Compressed Air Leak Detectors are frequently used for …

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Heat Reactivated Desiccant Air Dryers

Heat Reactivated Type Desiccant Air Dryers There are two main types of heat reactivated type desiccant air dryers of which I will talk about each separately, the Internal Type and more modern External Type. Internal Heat Re-activated Type Heat Reactivated …

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Manufacturers Shift Towards Energy Management

The continuous increase in energy prices means that manufacturers must now focus on the most effective way of managing their energy usage and ultimately reducing costs. According to a joint survey by manufacturer’s organisation EEF and energy provider Npower, the …

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Why HPC Kaeser Compressors are the best

HPC Kaeser Compressors offer superior performance, durability, and energy efficiency. They are available from 2.2kW right up to 450kW, with capacities from 9 to 3,044 cfm, and pressures up to 15 bar. All units are fully packaged and are ready …

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SAUER Air Compressor installation

For 10 years our new customer had used two Ingersoll Rand 350 bar piston air compressors to maintain the 350 bar and 40 bar operating pressures. Unfortunately, both units failed within a short space of time and hire equipment was …

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Benefits of Storage in a Compressed Air System

Storage in a compressed air system performs several functions, and is a critical part of any properly designed air system. When correctly applied, storage can improve energy savings, air quality, and pressure stability; as well as reduce maintenance costs and …

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Which type of Nitrogen Generator is suitable for you?

Dependent on purity, flow rate and a number of other considerations there are many options to supply nitrogen. The indicative optimal supply options are shown below. Consultation with Glaston Compressors will result in the preferred solution for your specific on-site …

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Chemical Industry Awards June 2011

Glaston Compressors were kindly invited to a prestigious awards ceremony by their client Rockwood Additives. The Chemical Industry Awards ceremony was held in Birmingham in the historic Great Hall in the University of Birmingham on June 23rd 2011.

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Welcome to the new Compressor Blog

Welcome to the new Compressor Blog brought to you by Glaston Compressor Services. Glaston is a privately run business, established in 1979, with a wealth of knowledge in intelligent control and energy management systems. We have a team of highly …

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