New Energy Savers GA 90+-160 Air Compressors From Atlas Copco

Aug 01, 2014, 10:47 ET from Atlas Copco

ANTWERP, Belgium, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

- Atlas Copco unveils the latest GA 90+-160 range of oil-injected rotary screw compressors, designed to reach new productivity levels and reduce operating costs. The patented screw element is packaged in a new enhanced design which improves the performances by up to 5% compared to the previous generation. New innovative features help to increase the availability and durability of the compressors. 

Longer service intervals and reduced maintenance time 

Thousands of Atlas Copco GA air compressors are operating around the globe in applications like power plants, mining, cement, glass and metal industries.

The new GA 90+-160 range is the result of solid industry knowledge combined with innovative features.

With their high-cooling capacity, GA air compressors can perform in all demanding operating conditions and up to 55°C/ 131°F. The intelligent control and monitoring systems, the Elektronikon® and the SmartLink®, offer many possibilities to optimize the compressor operation and further increase the savings. To reduce the operating costs, the new range offers longer service intervals and reduced maintenance time.

"At Atlas Copco, we innovate to maximize value for our customers. Efficiency is in our DNA and lowering the energy costs of our customers is our primary focus. But there is more we can offer: serviceability, ease of installation, integration, and monitoring. The new GA 90+-160 is another great example that our expertise lead to tangible benefits," says Chris Lybaert, President Atlas Copco Oil-free Air division.

More energy savings, less CO2 emissions  

The GA 90+-160 oil-injected rotary screw compressor range includes energy savings features like the IE3 motor, the no-loss water separator drain, the energy recovery module and the in-build dryers.

The unique integrated dryer concept delivers clean, dry air to improve the process' reliability and increases the energy savings. With the reduced floor space requirement, and the all-inclusive package, the installation costs are considerably reduced.

"In today's industrial environment, our customers are looking for solutions that improve sustainability, efficiency and productivity, while lowering operational risk. We are very proud to add this new GA 90+-160 range to our offering. More energy savings, less CO2 emissions, the Atlas Copco drive for efficiency continues," says Conrad Latham, Vice President Marketing, Atlas Copco Oil-free Air division.

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Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and service focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics.  The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2013, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 84 (BEUR 9.7) and more than 40 000 employees. Learn more at

Atlas Copco's Compressor Technique business area provides industrial compressors, vacuum solutions, gas and process compressors and expanders, air and gas treatment equipment and air management systems. The business area has a global service network and innovates for sustainable productivity in the manufacturing, oil and gas, and process industries. Principal product development and manufacturing units are located in Belgium, Germany, the United States, China and India.

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Michael Gaar, PR Coordinator,
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Conrad Latham, Vice President Marketing West Region,
Dalila Assous, Marketing Product Manager

Keerti Lele, Vice President Communications and Competence Development
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SOURCE Atlas Copco