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Why Glaston specialises in energy-efficient compressed air systems

Following a carbon report carried out by The Making Carbon Work (MaCaW) Project, Glaston Compressor Services was recognised as a carbon-neutral company. In this article, Glaston discusses the benefits our customers can receive from choosing energy-efficient compressors from a carbon-neutral air compressor supplier.

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How to cut compressed air energy consumption in the chemical industry

In the chemical industry, compressed air is largely used as a safe and versatile power source. Chemical processes rely on the availability of compressed air to power critical applications, which keep plants performing, sometimes 24/7. However, compressed air isn’t a free resource. Generating it can be quite intensive, representing between 5-30% of a site’s total […]

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Why use variable speed compressors from HPC KAESER?

For businesses with fluctuating compressed air demands, a variable speed drive compressor can provide substantial savings on energy costs. As HPC KAESER distributors for the North West of England, Glaston Compressor Services has an extensive stock of KAESER variable speed drive compressors to suit a variety of budgets and process requirements. Here, we examine the […]

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Variable speed compressor vs fixed speed compressor

If you need an air compressor that can offer reliable performance when dealing with varying air demands, a variable speed compressor (VSD) might be the way to go instead of the more traditional fixed-speed compressor. However, you must make an informed decision before choosing your compressor unit as a VSD compressor might not be the […]

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Choosing the best quiet air compressor for your process

If you’re looking to buy a quiet air compressor that is suited to your business, you may be considering a HPC KAESER. At Glaston, we are an authorised UK distributor of HPC KAESER compressors, and can create a bespoke compressed air package using a range of ultra-quiet air compressors and oil-free compressors that meet the […]

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Silent air compressors vs regular air compressors

In some businesses, the characteristic sound of moving air and heavy machinery simply isn’t suitable. Smaller workshops, where team members are working in close proximity to a machine for a full eight hours, require an air compressor with effective lubrication, precision engineering and additional noise insulation to absorb as much noise as possible and create […]

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Why use dental compressors from HPC KAESER?

The dental industry is heavily reliant on compressed air to power dental instruments. Dental practitioners require a constant source of clean, dry and reliable air to meet NHS guidelines and patient safety standards. Oil-free rotary screw dental compressors from HPC KAESER offer the perfect solution. Glaston explains the benefits of purchasing an HPC KAESER dental […]

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How oil-free compressors can benefit the dental industry

When you purchase an HPC KAESER oil-free dental compressor from Glaston you can expect a reliable source of clean, dry and hygienic compressed air – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We also aim to deliver the highest standards of service and the best value air preparation solutions on the market. Find out […]

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Oil-free compressors for refineries

In our last blog article, Glaston discussed why oil-free compressors are commonly used within the pharmaceutical industry. Here, we take a look at a much different industry where oil-free compressors are often overlooked – oil refineries. While not always the first choice for petrochemical or refinery environments, oil-free compressors offer many benefits that should be […]

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Oil-free compressors in the pharmaceutical industry

Oil-free compressors are the go-to solution for generating compressed air in the pharmaceutical industry. The need for high air purity levels and a contaminate-free compressed air supply means the pharmaceutical industry traditionally has specialist requirements when it comes to selecting air compressors. Here, Glaston Compressor Services discusses how oil-free compressors are used in the pharmaceutical […]

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