Nov. 1, 2006
Ingersoll Rand Ingersoll Rand's AirSource and AirSource Plus portable rotary-screw compressors are designed to offer rental customers quality and reliability

Ingersoll Rand

Ingersoll Rand's AirSource and AirSource Plus portable rotary-screw compressors are designed to offer rental customers quality and reliability with enhanced performance and value. The AirSource compressor, 160 cfm at 100 psi, runs off a high-performance 49-hp Ingersoll Rand diesel engine with an 8-hour runtime. The AirSource weighs 1,850 pounds and allows for two-tool use. The AirSource Plus, 185 cfm at 100 psi, is designed for high-demand applications and is available with either a 62.4-hp Ingersoll Rand diesel engine or a 65-hp John Deere diesel engine. Both compressors come in a compact size, with a width of 67 inches and height of 59 inches.
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GrimmerSchmidt Compressors

GrimmerSchmidt announces the new generation of MonoBlock compressors based on the advanced Chrysler 5.7-liter Hemi engine. MonoBlock compressors use one bank of a V8 engine for power and the other bank to compress air. The model 185E provides 185 cfm, which can handle two 90-pound breakers. Electronic fuel injection and electronic engine controls are included to facilitate starting and fuel efficiency. The patented PaceAir unit is designed to control the engine/compressor to maintain a constant air supply within 2 psi of the set pressure. The catalytic converter reduces smog-causing emissions.
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Edco introduces two new air compressors to the market. The PAC-5 is a 8.9-cfm, 5.5-hp air compressor that will run any Edco ALR model chisel scaler, up to five framing/sheathing guns or up to seven roofing guns. The PAC-8 is a 16.2-cfm, 8-hp air compressor that can handle an Edco Big Stick model chisel scaler, a few ALR model chisel scalers, up to eight framing/sheathing guns or up to 10 roofing guns. These heavy-duty, portable compressors are built with an exclusive Italian-made Chinook pump and come with a complete gauge package and low-oil shut off.
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Atlas Copco Compressors

Atlas Copco introduces the XRXS 1206 air compressor, which features a 575-hp C18 Acert Tier-3 engine that delivers 1,200 cfm at 435 psi. With the dual-pressure option, the user can adjust the performance to the specific needs of the application. Atlas Copco also offers three technologies to accompany its air compressors: FuelXpert for optimized fuel consumption, Oiltronix to decrease wear and tear on components, and Cosmos, which allows the user to connect with equipment from anywhere and monitor its performance, maintenance needs and location.
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Aggreko's fleet of portable, 100-percent oil-free air compressors delivers from 200 to 1,500 cfm at pressures up to 150 psi. These electrically powered units are designed with sensitive environmental considerations in mind and produce clean, oil-free air suitable for high-purity applications. All units are equipped with a two-stage screw compressor and offer discharge temperatures of 20-degrees above ambient temperature with built-in aftercoolers. The units require 480-volt, three-phase 60 Hz power and have a flexible operating pressure range.
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Hitachi Power Tools announces the EC119SA, which features a large, cast-iron cylinder pump and a new protective roll cage designed to withstand demanding use on the jobsite. The EC119SA replaces the former EC119 air compressor and offers a higher psi and locking regulator for improved performance in addition to two installed couplers for convenience. The portable compressor features a 15-amp induction motor for quiet operation and extended use. The 4-gallon twin stack features a large finned head pump and metal cooling fan to keep the pump cool during tough applications. The EC119SA produces 5.3 cfm at 40 psi and 4 cfm at 100 psi.
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Scorpion Air Systems

The LS 55 rotary screw air compressor system is engineered and designed for the demands of the rental industry. With a 55-cfm and 175-psi output as well as a 100-percent duty cycle, the LS 55 can run a 60-pound jackhammer or any other air-tool application. The air-on-demand throttle-control feature is designed to respond quickly and smoothly to maximize air delivery. The compact design and industrial-strength frame has dimensions of 31 inches by 25 inches by 29 inches and weighs 292 pounds. Safety features on the LS 55 include low-oil shut down, over temperature and a thermostatically controlled fan.
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Sullair has enhanced its 3700 Series of 40-, 50- and 60-hp compressors with the Sullair variable-speed drive (VSD) to models 3000V, 3700V and 4500V. The 3700V compressor is built to provide energy savings, lower overall costs, improved operating consistency and relief from potential peak demand changes. These VSD compressors feature a simplified WS microprocessor, low sound levels and a small footprint. Multiple engineering features have simplified routine maintenance, further reducing costs by centralizing all maintenance areas to one side of the machine.
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Jenny Products

Jenny Products introduces its line of K-series electric portable compressors. The K-series features the “K” pump, which is a heavy-duty, single-stage cast-iron compressor pump. The series consists of three horsepowers — 1, 1.5 and 2 — and four basic tank configurations — 8, 15, 17 and 30 gallons. Operating on 115- or 230-volt, single-phase power, K-series compressors can deliver up to 8.4 cfm at 100 psi for quick recovery. Other standard features include anti-vibration feet, manual tank drains, special unloading valves to assist in motor starting, pressure relief valves and tank, regulator and outlet pressure gauges.
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Makita introduces the MAC5200 air compressor, which is designed for jobsite performance and portability. Producing 6.5 cfm at 90 psi, the MAC5200 integrates a rugged and portable design. Rugged wheels and a collapsible handle that incorporates air hose storage facilitate jobsite portability. Other features include an accessory storage compartment, built-in tool hangers and cord wrap. With the handle collapsed, the MAC5200 stores conveniently for transport. The compressor also comes equipped with finned discharge tubing for increased cooling and automotive-style metal air filters for added efficiency and performance.
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Mi-T-M manufactures a line of portable, two-wheeled, two-stage, 8-gallon air compressors designed to meet the needs of the industrial and contractor professional. Electric and gasoline models feature cast-iron, two-stage compressors with aluminum head and splash-lubricated, cast-iron crankcase and cast-iron cylinder, a 16.5-inch fly wheel for extra cooling and longer life, a large canister intake filter, 14-gauge powder-coated, two-piece belt guard, and two pneumatic tires with tubes and steel hubs. The gasoline compressors also include 8-hp to 9-hp industrial Honda, Vangaurd or Subaru engines, while the electric compressor includes a 5-hp industrial UL-listed electric motor.
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Kaeser Compressors

The M14 portable rotary-screw compressor combines Kaeser's proprietary Sigma Profile airend with an 18-hp, heavy-duty, industrial Briggs & Stratton gasoline engine to produce 50 cfm at 100 psi. Variable pressures that range from 70 to 190 psi are also available. The M14's lightweight, wheel-mounted package features a hinged handle bar designed to increase maneuverability. Vibration isolator pads absorb shock from the engine and airend, ensuring quiet operation. Other features include an electric starter and an air-cooled oil cooler with cooling air circulation fan for consistent performance.
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