PROJECT: Nitrogen Generator
ACL Engineering received an enquiry for a nitrogen (N2) application for flow soldering on printed circuit boards, the N2 flow was very small but the purity was 99.999%, the N2 being used to provide a shield around the solder from oxygen.
Nitrogen gas for flow soldering
Atlas Copco had the NGP range of Nitrogen Generators available, ACL quoted to supply the package inclusive of buffer vessel, air treatment and full installation with commissioning which was installed in May that year.
Three years later following the success of the soldering of the printed circuit boards and the Atlas Copco generator supply of high quality Nitrogen, the customer decided to purchase 2 more of the soldering machines, this meant that the Nitrogen Generator needed to be upgraded to a bigger unit, this came at a perfect time for the customer because Atlas Copco had launched their new NGP+ range of generators, ACL sized the system, checking and confirming that there was enough capacity from the existing Atlas Copco VSD+ air compressor. The NGP20+ generator was supplied, installed and commissioned in July this year.
Phillip King, managing director from Newbury Electronics is extremely pleased with the new NGP+ generator and he commented by saying “the new N2 generator does what is says on the tin.”
NGP+ premium N2 generator
Our NGP+ premium nitrogen generators offer the completest scope of nitrogen supply at the highest energy efficiency. Carbon molecular sieves guarantee premium nitrogen at the highest purity levels. Why buy N2 gas when you can generate your own?
50% reduction in running costs
The NGP+ nitrogen generator reduces up to 50% of the running costs compared to other nitrogen generators. Air factors of 1.8 (at 95%) up to 5.5 (at 99.999%) generate premium N2.