5 Things to Know about Atlas Copco’s Vacuum Solutions Portfolio

  1. Atlas Copco develops, manufacturers and markets vacuum pumps and systems and related products under Atlas Copco brands. Since January 2014, Atlas Copco’s vacuum product portfolio has grown significantly to include superior quality and reliable high pressure vacuum systems used in the semiconductor and emerging technology industries. The Vacuum Solutions division’s focus and main drive is to further improve sustainable productivity in a variety of industries.
  2. The Vacuum Solutions division touches a wide variety of industries from food packaging to aerospace engineering. In some industries, like food packaging, vacuum is a huge part of the business. Vacuum is used to package foods including cheese, meat and vegetables. In general manufacturing, vacuum is used in automated pick-and-place processes. In printing, vacuum helps move paper through presses. Power plants are big users of liquid ring vacuum pumps, and vacuum is used in electronics research and development and pharmaceutical laboratories. Vacuum touches industries as diverse as woodworking and mining, chemical refining and refrigeration.

  3. We offer a single point of contact for service of compressors and vacuum systems. Approximately 70 percent of compressor customers also use vacuum in their processes. The same service technicians who service your can also service vacuum pumps and systems, meaning maintenance is more efficient and cost-effective.

  4. Reliability, efficiency and low lifecycle cost are just some of the benefits of Atlas Copco’s vacuum technology. Atlas Copco’s vacuum equipment is reliable and rugged, compact and easy to install. Noise and vibration levels are low through operating ranges; maintenance is easy and can be done by the same technician that services your compressed air equipment.

  5. The GHS VSD+ provides energy savings of around 50%. Launched in early 2015, the GHS VSD+ is an intelligent, rotary screw vacuum pump that represents the latest advancement in the vacuum industry. Atlas Copco was the first to design and manufacture a variable speed drive package that is optimized for vacuum. Not only does the GHS VSD reduce energy consumption by 50 percent, it features reduced noise levels and it conforms to energy management and environmental commitments according to ISO 50001/14001.

Learn more about Atlas Copco Vacuum Solutions

Claw Pumps

The Ash Air range of rotary claw vacuum pumps is the best alternative to rotary vane pumps. A vacuum claw pump is virtually zero maintenance and compared to rotary vane pumps can work at vacuum levels of 400 to 1000 mbar without overheating. Rotary claw vacuum pumps are the best choice for CNC guided wood routers.

Sub Categories

Liquid Ring Pumps

The Ash Air range of humble liquid ring pumps is still the most reliable form of large volume vacuum generation available today. These liquid ring pumps are simple to use and very reliable, and the best option when sucked air contains a large amount of saturated gas.

Sub Categories

Rotary Vane Pumps

Dry and oil-sealed vane vacuum pumps are robust, affordable and easy in maintenance. You can use DVP vane pumps for wide range of application, for skin packaging, holding, lifting, thermoforming.

Sub Categories

Screw Vacuum Pumps

We have a quality range of oil-sealed screw pumps for sale that are energy efficient and have low life-cycle costs.

Sub Categories


We have a great range of new and hire blowers from single stage ring blower through to large lobe blowers, and we also stock the service parts for common blowers across many brands.

Our roots blowers, side channel blowers are built to last, and are backed up by our promise of excellent customer service to keep your business performing well day in and day out.

Sub Categories

Booster and Scroll Dry Vacuum Pumps

Discover cutting-edge dry vacuum pumps from Atlas Copco, including dry scroll vacuum pumps and vacuum booster pumps, designed to meet your industrial needs. Elevate performance and reliability with our top-notch vacuum solutions, available for sales throughout New Zealand. Trust us for unmatched expertise and service in the field of industrial vacuum pumps.

Sub Categories

Do you have an idea for our #expertcornerLet us know!

Who we are and how Ash Air can help your business!

Ash Air has been around in New Zealand since 1979, and we’ve grown into a nationwide company with international support and a reputation for quality and reliability.We look after all things compressed air for your business!

  • Reciprocating, Screw, air compressors
  • Vacuum pumps
  • Nitrogen
  • An extensive line of air treatment components

Ash Air's range of Chicago Pneumatic, Alup, Pneumatech, and Quincy compressors are used extensively around the world in industries ranging from oil and gas to food, automotive and farming, and we bring you these world class compressors here in the land of the long white cloud.Our technicians are compressed air equipment experts and are dedicated to addressing customer needs. Supported by a 13 locations nationwide, Ash Air offers one of the widest selections of compressed air equipment and parts available today in New Zealand.

Reliability and Efficiency

With Ash Air compressors, you can count on reliability and high performance for even the most demanding applications. We focus our efforts on the following:

  • Increasing uptime
  • Reducing unexpected repairs
  • Reducing energy consumption
  • Improving the cleanliness of compressed air

Talk to the team today:  CONTACT US CONTACT US

Read more from our #expertcorner