Oil-free centrifugal compressors

Oil-free centrifugal compressors

ZH+: Oil-free centrifugal compressors, 400-2750 kW, 500-3500 hp.

Customer benefits

  • Maximum uptime – All ZH+ components are easy to maintain, dismantle and re-assemble if required, thus reducing downtime. Advanced control and monitoring possibilities ensure that production interruptions are minimized. In addition, easily accessible major components, minimal service interventions and long overhaul intervals reduce maintenance time and costs.
  • Maximum energy savings – All components of the ZH+, such as the backward leaning impeller, carbon ring air seals and inlet guide vanes, are designed to lower the pressure drops and provide the highest air volume with the lowest energy requirement.
  • Plug-and-run package – The integrated design of the ZH+ includes internal piping, coolers, motor, lubrication, inlet guide vanes and control system: all supplied as a ready-to-use package. Installation is fault-free, commissioning time is low and no external instrument air is required. You simply plug and run.
  • Advanced control monitoring – To maximize efficiency and reliability, the Elektronikon® controls the main drive motor and regulates system pressure within a predefined and narrow pressure band. The Elektronikon® controller can be adapted to your specific needs with extra sensors, digital contacts, fieldbus, Internet and SMS communication functions. In combination with the ES multiple compressor controller, the operation of your complete compressor room is optimized.
  • Certified 100% oil-free – ZH+ compressors provide you with 100% pure, clean air that complies with ISO 8573-1 CLASS 0 (2010) certification. CLASS 0 means zero risk of contamination; zero risk of damaged or unsafe products; zero risk of losses from operational downtime; and zero risk of damaging your company’s hard-won professional reputation. In 2006 Atlas Copco was the first manufacturer in the world to receive such certification on an oil-free compressor.

Delivered as a plug-and-run package, Atlas Copco’s ZH+ oil-free centrifugal compressors are designed to save energy and guarantee reliability. They are just what you need for large compressor rooms of 1-20 MW and for processes with a fluctuating or constant air demand. In the plug-and-run package you get internal piping, integrated coolers, motor, lubrication, inlet guide vanes, control system and 100% matched components. Choose the ZH+ to protect your production: air is 100% certified oil-free according to ISO 8573-1 CLASS 0 (2010), and the compressors operate reliably even in extremes of temperature and humidity.

Technical Specifications
Capacity FAD (l/s) 967 – 7547 l/s
Capacity FAD (m³/h, cfm) 3500 – 27000 m³/h
Working pressure 2 – 12.5 bar(e)
Installed motor power 315 – 2750 kW

ZH 350+: Oil-free high-speed drive centrifugal compressors, 350 kW, 470 hp.

Customer benefits

  • Maximum energy savings – All components of the ZH 350+ are designed to save energy. The high-speed drive means no oil lubrication, no intermediate gears and fewer rotating components, all of which drive down energy costs. The backward leaning impeller and the carbon ring air seals are designed to lower the pressure drops and provide the highest air volume with the lowest energy requirement.
  • Advanced control monitoring – The compressor controller maximizes efficiency and reliability of the ZH 350+ by controlling the main drive motor and regulating system pressure within a predefined and narrow pressure band. The controller can be adapted to your specific needs with extra sensors, digital contacts, fieldbus, Internet and SMS communication functions. In combination with the ES multiple compressor controller, the operation of your complete compressor room is optimized.
  • Maximum uptime – All ZH 350+ components are easy to maintain, dismantle and re-assemble if required, thus reducing downtime. Advanced control and monitoring possibilities ensure that production interruptions are minimized. In addition, easily accessible major components, minimal service interventions and long overhaul intervals reduce maintenance time and costs.
  • Plug-and-run package – The integrated design of the ZH 350+ includes internal piping, coolers, motor, and control system: all supplied as a ready-to-use package. Installation is fault-free, commissioning time is low and no external instrument air is required. You simply plug and run.
  • Certified 100% oil-free – ZH 350+ compressors provide you with 100% pure, clean air that complies with ISO 8573-1 CLASS 0 (2010) certification. CLASS 0 means zero risk of contamination; zero risk of damaged or unsafe products; zero risk of losses from operational downtime; and zero risk of damaging your company’s hard-won professional reputation. In 2006 Atlas Copco was the first manufacturer in the world to receive such certification on an oil-free compressor.

Atlas Copco’s ZH 350+ oil-free centrifugal compressors are designed to save you energy. Operating at high speed and high efficiency, they are directly driven by a permanent magnet synchronous motor. Optimal 3-stage compression reduces operating costs to previously unattainable low levels. A further major benefit is that air is 100% certified oil-free according to ISO 8573-1 CLASS 0 (2010). With the ZH 350+ you get a complete plug-and-run package including internal piping, integrated coolers, motor, control system and 100% matched components.

Technical Specifications
Capacity FAD (l/s) 700 – 1100 l/s
Capacity FAD (m³/h, cfm) 2520 – 3960 m³/h
Working pressure 6 – 9 bar(e)
Installed motor power 350 kW

ZH: Oil-free centrifugal compressors, 500-2750kW/ 600-3500HP

Customer benefits

  • Maximum uptime – To ensure continuous production for the users ZH centrifugal compressors from Atlas Copco employ high-end features to guarantee maximum uptime. Milled impellers made from 15-5 ph stainless steel, spin tested at 115% of the nominal speed ensure zero defects. Variable geometry flexible pad bearings, carbon ring air seals, AGMA A4 gears and stainless steel coolers are some of the other features contributing to trouble free performance and high lifetimes. The horizontally split construction makes access for inspection and preventive maintenance easy and quick.
  • Maximum energy savings – Superior oil-free turbo air ends provide the optimum combination of a high flow with low energy consumption. Ample sized cooling, low pressure drops and an efficient drive train result in high compressor package efficiency. Further energy savings are possible with Atlas Copco’s heat-of-compression MD, ND and XD dryers.
  • Easy installation – All-in-one standard package incorporating the latest technology in a built-to-last design includes internal piping, coolers, motor, lubrication, inlet guide vanes and control system and installation is fault-free, and commissioning is quick.
  • Advanced Elektronikon® monitoring & control – To help customers increase efficiency and reliability, Atlas Copco equips its compressed air products with advanced control and monitoring systems. Easily expandable with extra sensors, digital contacts, fieldbus, Internet and SMS communication functions, the Elektronikon® controller can be adapted to specific customer needs. Atlas Copco’s ES central controllers are the most efficient way to monitor and control multiple compressors and blowers simultaneously as well as dryers and filters.
  • Certified 100% oil-free – ZH compressors provide you with 100% pure, clean air that complies with ISO 8573-1 CLASS 0 (2010) certification. Over the past sixty years Atlas Copco has pioneered the development of oil-free air technology, resulting in a range of air compressors and blowers that provide 100% pure, oil-free air. Through continuous research and development, Atlas Copco achieved a new milestone, setting the standard for air purity as the first manufacturer to be awarded ISO 8573-1 Class 0 certification.
    CLASS 0 means : Zero risk of contamination. Zero risk of damaged or unsafe products. Zero risk of losses from operational downtime. Zero risk of damaging your company’s hard-won professional reputation.

Proven turbo technology
Equipped to save energy and guarantee reliability, Atlas Copco’s ZH are ideal for customer processes with a fluctuating or constant air demand. These innovative compressors provide reliable operation in the most demanding environments. For optimum product quality, air is 100% certified oil-free according to ISO 8573-1 Class 0 (2010).

Technical Specifications
Capacity FAD (l/s) 2453 – 7547 l/s
Capacity FAD (m³/h, cfm) 5200 – 26000 m³/h
Working pressure 2 – 12.5 bar(e)
Installed motor power 500 – 2750 kW

ZB 300-900: Oil-free integrally geared centrifugal blowers, 300-900 kW, 415-1250 hp.

Customer benefits

Exceptional reliability – The advanced design of ZB 300-900 blowers incorporates tilting pad and low vibration turbo technology which contribute to exceptional reliability and production continuity. The use of top-quality AGMA A4/DIN 5 gears ensures the highest levels of production uptime.
Maximum energy savings – The ZB 300-900 range cuts your costs: the unique bearing design coupled with the turbo compression system provides the highest air volume at the lowest energy consumption.
Easy maintenance – ZB 300-900 blowers will save you time and costs due to easy serviceability.
Certified 100% oil-free – All ZB blowers provide you with 100% pure, clean air that complies with ISO 8573-1 CLASS 0 (2010) certification. CLASS 0 means zero risk of contamination; zero risk of damaged or unsafe products; zero risk of losses from operational downtime; and zero risk of damaging your company’s hard-won professional reputation. In 2006 Atlas Copco was the first manufacturer in the world to receive such certification on an oil-free compressor.

In a highly competitive marketplace, Atlas Copco’s ZB 300-900 single-stage, integrally geared centrifugal blowers stand out from the crowd. One reason is an innovative energy-saving design for increased efficiency at maximum flow. The result is a continuous, reliable, energy-efficient supply of air – certified 100% oil-free according to ISO 8573-1 CLASS 0 (2010). In short, the ZB 300-900 stands for reliable, cost-effective performance in a variety of demanding applications.

Technical Specifications
Capacity FAD (l/s) 972 – 11667 l/s
Capacity FAD (m³/h, cfm) 3500 – 42000 m³/h
Working pressure 0.2 – 0.95 bar(e)
Installed motor power 300 – 1120 kW

ZB 100-160 VSD: Oil-free Variable Speed Drive centrifugal air compressors, 100-160 kW, 135-215 hp.

Customer benefits

  • High reliability – Thanks to innovative magnetic bearings, low vibration turbo technology and integrated Variable Speed Drive, ZB 100-160 VSD blowers provide exceptional reliability and production continuity.
  • Maximum energy savings – Install a ZB 100-160 VSD and benefit from reduced costs. The magnetic bearing design coupled with the turbo compression system provides the highest air volume at the lowest energy consumption. Enjoy extra energy savings with integrated Variable Speed Drive technology, which automatically tunes the compressed air flow precisely to air demand.
  • Certified 100% oil-free – All ZB blowers provide you with 100% pure, clean air that complies with ISO 8573-1 CLASS 0 (2010) certification. CLASS 0 means zero risk of contamination; zero risk of damaged or unsafe products; zero risk of losses from operational downtime; and zero risk of damaging your company’s hard-won professional reputation. In 2006 Atlas Copco was the first manufacturer in the world to receive such certification on an oil-free compressor.
  • Easy installation – ZB 100-160 blowers are delivered ready for use. The all-in-one package includes a powerful PLC controller, integrated VSD, forklift slots, check valve, air filter, blow-off valve and silencers.
  • Easy maintenance – ZB 100-160 blowers will save you time and costs due to easy serviceability.
  • Quiet operation – Low vibration and noise levels provides a pleasant working environment for your operators.

Atlas Copco’s low pressure ZB 100-160 VSD blowers guarantee a continuous, highly reliable, energy-efficient and 100% oil-free air supply – certified according to ISO 8573-1 CLASS 0 (2010). These blowers are directly driven by a permanent magnet synchronous motor, which is vastly superior to conventional types. Moreover, the unique stainless steel backward lean impeller has integrated labyrinth seals which lead to high efficiency and minimal air leakage. The ZB 100-160 VSD is supplied as an all-in-one, ready-to-run package with a small footprint. Vibration and noise levels are low, resulting in an agreeable working environment for your operators.