Higher education has never been so popular or so broad in its offering - what subject area can't you study now?

From aerospace studies to life sciences and more, universities have requirements for compressed air just the same as any factory.

We can provide university departments and research centres with bespoke compressed air installations to match technical specifications. From quiet point-of-use applications to large scale plant rooms to power different laboratories across campus, we can design a compressed air system for your requirements.

Typical uses of compressed air at universities include:
  • Research and development
  • Practical experiments from students
  • Laboratory applications
  • Machinery
  • Pneumatics

Our team utilise their expert skillsets and compressed air knowledge to deliver installation projects on time and on price. We also have the expertise to work on projects involving nitrogen, inert gases and vacuum.

Our project capabilities

Air Compressors

Your compressor is more than just a financial investment – it is a key component in ensuring your equipment receives consistent, high quality low cost air to maintain and improve processes.

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Energy Reduction

Compressed air is one of the most important utilities, which makes it also one of the largest consumers of energy. Therefore, compressor energy savings have significant impact on overall project or research costs, as well as on the environment.

Energy Reduction

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We offer complete compressed air solutions including design, installation, servicing & WSE inspections.


We consider your entire compressed air system from the compressor to downstream equipment & pipework.

Industry / Sector

Whatever the industry and whatever the application, there's a growing demand for higher-quality compressed air.