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Monthly Archives: September 2014

The oil and gas industries have a truly global footprint – and with such a wide range of geographies, they pose unique challenges for air compressor engineering. For instance, extraction of oil and gas can take place almost anywhere, from…

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Air compressors have provided the energy needed for the first ‘untethered soft robot’ to take its first tentative steps, in a journal article published in the latest issue of Soft Robotics. Engineers at Harvard and Cornell Universities in the USA…

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Variable speed compressors have made a contribution to cutting carbon emissions in the UK equivalent to taking more than 40,000 cars off of the roads over the past year, according to Atlas Copco. The figure – 42,460 cars’ worth to…

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Air compressors could hold the key to measuring the density of solid objects without having to make direct contact with them. There are plenty of reasons why direct contact might not be preferable; such as the desire not to deform…

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