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Sauer Compressors UK Ltd.
“Sauer House”
Lanswood Park
Broomfield Road
Elmstead Market
Colchester, Essex
CO7 7FD / England

+44 (0) 1206 233 335 more



Market-leading naval know-how

Sauer is at the forefront in compressor design and innovative solutions to support todays navies. We are proud to be part of programmes where we supply air-cooled compressors for OPVs to high technology water-cooled modules for the latest ship designs within fleets including aircraft carriers, surface ships and submarines

Outstanding features

  • Compact design to suit the limited space available
  • Lightweight yet extremely reliable
  • Lowest noise and vibration
  • Shockproof
  • Long maintenance intervals
  • Easy to service

Comprehensive naval portfolio

  • Centralized high-pressure air systems
    on naval vessels
  • Starting air for diesel engines
  • Starting air for gas turbines
  • On-board breathing air solutions
  • Breathing air units for special forces
  • Dockside air for submarine bases

Leading-edge technology

As the market leader in naval applications, Sauer Compressors commits considerable resources to research and development. The outcome is frequent innovations, such as the 5000 range featuring 100% balanced free inertial forces, and the technical leadership required to deliver leading-edge solutions for future naval applications.


References of repute

Our list of references is a bit like Jane’s Fighting Ships – we equip everything from huge aircraft carriers to small miscellaneous vessels with fit-for-purpose compressors of the highest quality and reliability. Click here to see our list of references.

Sauer WP5000 –
the naval compressor

Over 60 years of naval compressor expertise went into the development of the Sauer 5000 Series. Like all Sauer compressors, the 5000 Series has an outstandingly compact, shockproof design, generates minimal air- and structure-borne noise, features proven technology with first-class worldwide references.

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Girodin TGM

With their unique swash-plate design our Girodin range of compressors stands for highest precision and craftsmanship. Exclusively built in France by Girodin-Sauer SAS, they are unrivalled in performance, size and accessibility, making them the first choice for demanding applications in the naval sector.


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As long ago as 1955, Sauer delivered the first high-pressure compressor to the nascent West German Navy. Since then, more than a thousand compressors have been delivered to navies all over the world.

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At the heart of every Sauer breathing air station is a robust compressor block designed to withstand the highest demands occurring in naval applications, e.g. shock, vibration, inclination, high temperatures and continuous operation.

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Integrated Logistics Support (ILS)

High-value defence products and solutions need high-quality support and documentation. We can deliver the backing you need. Our Integrated Logistics Support ensures that your Sauer compressors are backed by a comprehensive solutions’ package to maximise their operational capability.

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Working hard for those who defend – for 35+ years

Comprehensive support and service

At Sauer UK we are long-term partners and guarantee comprehensive product support and spare parts for at least 35 years after delivery. We are there for you even during long periods of ship operation to offer you the best possible aftercare. This way you can be sure of getting the most out of your compressed air and gas systems, keeping operating costs low and maximising the reliability of your compressor. With highly qualified service technicians, representatives and service stations in over 60 countries worldwide, we are close even when far away - anywhere, anytime.