AFS expand offshore operations

10th December 2014

Enhancing their project portfolio in the offshore market sector, AFS has today announced the successful completion of a compressed air treatment package for a multinational mining, metals and petroleum company.

The project involving the specification, design and assembly of a duplex instrument air treatment package is to be commissioned on an offshore oil rig in the Irish Sea later this year.

Processing a flow of 2075 m3/hr at 10 BAR to a dewpoint of -40 °C, the innovative air treatment package is designed specifically to increase the reliability of plant operations by ensuring a constant supply of compressed air to exact requirements.

Teaming up with one of Europe’s leading designers and manufacturers of desiccant compressed air dryers, AFS have utilised their experience and market knowledge to deliver a project of international recognition.
Maxine Leach, AFS Ltd Operations Manager said:

“At AFS, we have an excellent track record in providing specialist desiccant dryer packages for numerous specific applications to -40ºC and below. Our continual ability to manage these complex projects involves the need for a clear understanding of client specifications and the ability to continually liaise with all project stakeholders to ensure the achievement of a common goals.”


“As an independent company, we work in very close co-operation with both our customer and selected supplier for these projects to supply innovative and effective solutions within a challenging environment.

To assist us in meeting of the stringent requirements and specifications for this particular critical application, we built on an already established partnership with Silicair Dryers Ltd, one of Europe’s leading designers and manufacturers of engineered instrument air dryer packages, to ensure we provided a product solution that would meet the design and performance criteria required to meet the specific client’s needs.”

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