Atlas Copco’s new XAS 950 air compressor logs 15% gas financial savings

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The XAS 950 transportable air compressor from Atlas Copco options new expertise that matches the compressor’s engine velocity, energy and torque with air demand.

Known as stress adjusted by means of cognitive electronics, or PACE, the expertise results in a 15 to 20 p.c improve in gas financial savings, the corporate says.

The expertise additionally allows the compressor a broader working vary, capable of deal with geothermal drilling, horizontal directional drilling, sandblasting and shotcrete.

Atlas Copco gave the XAS 950 a spread of stress and circulate settings, together with 950 cubic toes per minute at 100 kilos per sq. inch, 900 CFM at 150 psi and 750 CFM at 200 psi. The compressor is powered by a liquid-cooled 6-cylinder turbocharged Caterpillar C7.1 Tier 4 Remaining diesel engine.

The one-stage, oil-injected rotary screw compressor has an working weight below eight,250 kilos, which the corporate says makes it about one-third lighter than compressors with related output.

The XAS 950’s body is designed to stop oil, coolant and gas spills. For simpler upkeep, the corporate gave it a centralized drain system and quick access to service factors.