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compressor

 [kom-pres´er]
something that causes compression.
air compressor a device used to pressurize room air, which can then be used to power other devices, such as respiratory devices.

air compressor

A machine that compresses air into storage tanks for use in air syringes, air turbine handpieces, and other air-driven tools.
See also: compressor
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Air contamination caused due to oil lubrication in oiled air compressors and noisy operations of oil-free compressors are major concerns that limit the adoption of air compressors.
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John Nash of BOGE Platinum Partner Aroplus (UK), part of the Diaphragm Pumps Group of companies, said: "We were able to data-log the existing compressors and therefore recommend the optimum compressor package for Armitage Shanks' needs." Because of the datalogging exercise, Aroplus recommended that Armitage Shanks install a system comprising BOGE SLF 271 -3 200kW frequency-controlled air compressor, a BOGE S220-3 160kW fixed speed air compressor, and the BOGE Airtelligence control system.