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About the pressure switch on your air compressor

Pressure switches are found on many different types and sizes of air compressors. From the smallest reciprocating compressor, to the biggest rotary screw compressor… they know when to stop and start (or load and unload) because of the pressure switch. On new and bigger machines, the good old pressure switch is replaced by a pressure …

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Hydropower increasingly used as opposed to compressed air in platinum, gold mines

The biggest combined force driving the adoption of hydropower equip-ment in the underground mining industry – specifically in gold and platinum mines – is the need to move away from using compressed air and an understanding by industry that it must do so, hydropower specialist Hydro Power Equipment (HPE) innovation manager Peter Fraser tells Mining …

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Machinery Resale adds high pressure drilling compressors to fleet

Pictured from left to right: Peter De Gersem, sales engineer, Atlas Copco; 
Filip Maes, CEO, Machinery Resale; 
Guy Craeye, business line manager, construction technique, Atlas Copco Atlas Copco and Machinery Resale of Belgium have entered into cooperation to provide high-pressure portable compressors for rent to drilling contractors. Machinery Resale, which provides used construction equipment for …

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Edwards Group £1.6 billion takeover

Edwards Group, a high-tech manufacturer based in Sussex, UK, could be set for a takeover in excess of £1 billion by Atlas Copco, a major Swedish industrial company. The two companies have announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement in a transaction valued at up to approximately $1.6 billion, including the assumption of debt. …

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Compressed air energy storage making a comeback

August 21, 2013 | By Barbara Vergetis Lundin Traditional underground compressed air energy storage (CAES), which is one of only two proven long-duration bulk storage technologies, has been commercially available for more than 30 years.  While no new CAES plants have been deployed since 1991, project activity and interest in the technology has grown in …

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[press] Atlas Copco to acquire Edwards vacuum group

Atlas Copco to acquire Edwards vacuum group 21 August 2013 Swedish compressor plant giant Atlas Copco is buying UK vacuum pumps specialist Edwards for around £1.04 billion in cash. “It is a great fit for Atlas Copco,” comments Ronnie Leten, president and CEO of the Stockholm-based group. “The vacuum solutions market is growing and has …

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