Variable speed air compressors that save power and money

Variable speed air compressors are becoming increasingly popular with Pilot Air customers. Pilot Air’s ALTA-TEC series rotary screw variable speed air compressor models service small to mid-sized businesses, with reduced energy costs and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Our ALTA-TEC range uses less power and reduces CO2 emissions. The outstanding quality of the componentry, coupled with the advanced online connectivity features, significantly mitigates downtime and maintenance requirements.

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ALTA-Tec variable speed rotary screw air compressors are ideal for small and medium business

Variable speed compressors are just that. The air compressor speed is variable as the demand requires, in comparison to fixed speed air compressors that deliver compressed air at full capacity each time. A larger industry that is reliant on full capacity compressed air for long periods does value the performance of a fixed speed model; however, they are not always suitable for many businesses that don’t require the same level of demand.

The variable speed air compressors deliver the compressed air as required and when a business’s air delivery needs vary over a day, a week, or even a month, the variable speed air compressor is a much more economical and energy-efficient method of delivering compressed air as needed.

Pilot Air’s portfolio of ALTA-TEC rotary screw variable speed air compressors covers a broad range of sizes to suit any number of applications. From the 7.5Kw right up to the high-performance 90Kw model, the design of these units ensures reduced energy consumption, lowering the carbon footprint as well as driving down operational expenditure.

With many businesses looking at their costs, such as power, and making sound, ‘green’ driven decisions, the variable speed air compressors are highly advantageous and tick a number of boxes when you are looking at your compressed air needs.

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Superior online connectivity mitigates costly maintenance and downtime

The ALTA-TEC compressors have serious connections, with state-of-the-art features including remote monitoring (on demand) via GSM, GPRS, ethernet or WiFi module. The remote monitoring provides for online compressor status, remote assistance and connection with PC, smartphone, tablet and connection between neighbour compressors.

The optional Service Management System (SMS 2.0) device allows operators and service centres to remotely control and perform preventive maintenance checks on screw compressors equipped with ETIV controller.

These facilities operate when the device is configured for a local internet network via Wi-Fi or ethernet connectivity. The SMS system sends emails automatically in the case of a fault or other anomalies and/or for automatic regular emails (hourly, daily or weekly) to be sent to monitor the proper operation of the compressor and to define the remaining hours for service. Users can access other information and settings remotely, aimed at safeguarding the reliability of the system.

This level of remote connectivity and engagement mitigates costly maintenance and avoids unnecessary downtime, creating further cost benefits for your business.

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When your business is assessing its compressed air needs, now is a great time to consider a variable speed option

With energy costs soaring and pressure on businesses and individuals to reduce their carbon footprints, many small to mid-sized businesses are investigating ways to reduce energy costs and reduce their CO2 emissions, whilst maintaining high levels of productivity. Unnecessary high energy consumption equipment is under the microscope, and having the option to shift gears toward a low emissions, low energy and low maintenance air compressor unit that still delivers outstanding performance and longevity should be on your wish list.

Now is a great time to contact one of our experienced and qualified team members and discuss the option of a variable speed air compressor for your needs. A simple phone call can make all the difference.

From air compressors through to compressed air storage, treatment and distribution, our 40 years of experience mean we’ve got you covered. And if none of our standard compressed air products are suitable, we offer custom-built solutions to meet your individual requirements.

Our product range and large stock levels, combined with our comprehensive spare parts inventory, ensure we maintain your compressed air system’s reliability and efficiency while reducing whole-of-life operating costs.

Learn more about our compressed air products or chat with one of our team specialists to find the best solution for your needs.

Air Compressor Products

From air compressors through to compressed air storage, treatment and distribution, our extensive range of compressed air products ensures we have the right solution for your business needs, no matter the industry or application. We also offer custom-built packages and compressed air systems that are fit for purpose and tailored to your budget.

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