Energy-efficient and sustainable vacuum solutions from Atlas Copco provide the ultimate good contact for Noelle + von Campe

The UN has declared 2022 the “International Year of Glass”. This places much more concentrate on manufacturing situations within the energy-intensive glass trade, and efficient technologies along the complete worth chain are significantly in demand. Vacuum expertise additionally has a significant influence on sustainability in glass manufacturing – as a outcome of steady vacuum is needed in lots of processes. Atlas Copco specializes in offering energy-efficient, clever, and sustainable vacuum options to producers worldwide. They have equipped the German glass producer Noelle + von Campe with three GHS 4600 VSD+ screw vacuum pumps. The Atlas Copco GHS VSD+ series of vacuum pumps are a spread of extremely environment friendly, intelligent vacuum pumps with Variable Speed Drive (VSD) expertise.
Individual glass packaging for bottling firms
Noelle + von Campe produces individual glass packaging for bottling companies. The individualized bottles and jars are given their form and the final contact utilizing vacuum expertise. The final contact contains adding a customer’s brand or identify. When shaping the glass, better embossing of the brand or any lettering is achieved if the trapped air between the glass mould and the precise glass has been eliminated as finest as possible. With an output of 650 million jars per yr, the best vacuum system is a crucial factor for the efficiency of the entire plant for Noelle + von Campe. Atlas Copco, with its utility expertise and experience in supplying vacuum pumps to the glass business, is aware of the exact necessities of the market. They have a protracted historical past in partnering with glass producers. Their solutions and installations are made to measure for every particular person customer. This was one of many causes Noelle + von Campe selected Atlas Copco’s GHS VSD+ oil-injected screw vacuum pumps for their manufacturing facility.
Energy financial savings with Variable Speed Drive (VSD) technology
The use of vacuum know-how alone saves lots of power: the same production end result may be achieved with compressed air but would eat extra power. With its progressive motor concept for glass manufacturing, the Atlas Copco GHS VSD+ sequence is one of the most energy-efficient oil-lubricated vacuum pumps in the marketplace: with the VSD variable velocity control, the screw pumps can be tailored precisely and shortly to the respective vacuum requirement. Variable velocity and the set point management presents optimum vacuum levels. The GHS VSD+ vacuum pumps installed at Noelle + von Campe have saved round 27% in vitality costs.
Increased stability in the vacuum supply
The lowered power consumption isn’t the one advantage of the GHS VSD+ vacuum resolution. The whole vacuum provide at Noelle + von Campe is now more secure than earlier than. „When we change tools or adapt our processes, for instance, the new central vacuum system continues to reliably provide our complete production“ reports Timo Scherf, the Head of Maintenance Plant 1 at Noelle + von Campe. „This was an essential issue for us, as a end result of the dependable, uninterrupted vacuum provide in flip has a direct impact on the standard of our end products. And in phrases of the standard of our jars and bottles, neither we nor our customers make any compromises“, Timo Scherf emphasizes.
Significantly faster amortization
According to Atlas Copco gross sales engineer Oliver Heitjohann, further value reductions are generated by the ES central control: „The intelligent system coordinates the usage of the vacuum pumps with one another – this protects even more prices, also for maintenance and electricity. A massive benefit: the purchasers also achieve significantly faster amortization“. The ES16 central controller can monitor and management a number of GHS VSD+ vacuum pumps simultaneously. The sensible control system balances and optimizes the efficiency of all machines, reducing the overall energy consumption. Compared to competitor products, the intervals between maintenance are additionally longer. Other note-worthy features of the GHS 4600 VSD+ vacuum pump is its low noise stage, space-saving design and the truth that the pumps are supplied in a single, compact housing. The set up is plug & play and is correspondingly uncomplicated.
More for less
The Atlas Copco GHS VSD+ oil-sealed screw vacuum pump collection thus put the ending touches not only to the products but additionally to the production course of. This is the place Atlas Copco’s intensive experience in working with glass producers pays off. That is why Atlas Copco additionally customized the piping of the vacuum pumps. Atlas Copco is thus, because it had been, a one-stop store for glass producers – from the pump to the connection systems. And so, on balance, Noelle + von Campe will get extra for much less: extra vacuum, extra management and more stability for much less power consumption and fewer effort.
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