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Portable oil free air compressors are one segment in the ongoing growth of the global air compressor market, according to a new market research report. Global Market Insights predict that by 2023, the air compressor market worldwide will be worth…

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Compressed air could prove to be a valuable ‘lubricant’ for sailing vessels, providing them with a hovercraft-like cushion on which to float through the water with less resistance. Air lubrication was the subject of a recent Lloyd’s List Aronnax column,…

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From February 20th 2015, new EU rules mean ovens must be more energy efficient – for example, by improving door seals to retain more heat – but further up the food supply chain, a focus on the use of compressed…

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Compressed air could soon be used to label food products with a spray-on ‘DNA barcode’ so that, if that food is later found to be tainted, it can be traced immediately back to its source with a high degree of…

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Compressed air can play a specific – and safe – role in the clean-up operation when textile dust becomes a concern. The Health & Safety Executive warns that textile dust can be hazardous in several different ways, ranging from its…

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A pneumatic contraption that has been dubbed the ‘Muscle Suit’ has been unveiled in Japan, and uses compressed air to make light work of heavy lifting tasks. The highly portable device is about the size of a large rucksack, and…

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FinishPro 18 Mg Nailer

A compressed air nailer or stapler has two positions – idle and activated, or ‘not fired’ and ‘fired’ if you prefer to think about it that way. It’s useful to understand what is happening in terms of the compressed air…

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Compressed air could revolutionise surgical interventions for epilepsy, which until now has required invasive brain surgery on the hippocampus, accessed by drilling through the patient’s skull. A team at Vanderbilt University have spent the past five years looking for an…

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