Rotary Screw Air Compressor Features and Advantages

John Davis
Dec 9, 2014 · 2 min read

Air compressors are versatile machines that offer solutions for powering a pneumatic tools for a variety of applications in many different industrial job sites. The air compressors come in different models and sizes and with specific performances in order to meed the all compressed air need.

The rotary screw air compressor is known as one of the most reliable, efficient and productive air compressors. This type of compressors are made of two parallel rotors complemented with external helical profiles (screws). These two rotors are located in stator which contains two cylinders. The rotary displacement mechanism that is implemented in these air compressors for producing compressed air enables they to be used for industrial applications that demand up to 30 horsepower (hp). For this reason, the rotary screw air compressor is the most commonly used compressor in diverse range of operations.

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There is never ending doubt for companies about what type of air compressor is most suitable for their work tasks. What sets the rotary crew air compressor among the most commonly sought and chosen air compressor are it’s various advantages in term of performances, effectiveness and maintenance. So before making the final decision for which air compressor to choose consider the following advantages of the rotary screw air compressor:

Less Moving Parts — the rotary screw compressor is not comprised by many movable parts. This is result of the new advanced technology for compressed air producing. The decreased number of parts in these rotary compressors contributes for increasing the productivity and effectiveness of the compressor.

Easy Maintenance and Durability — The screw air compressors have longer life span compared to any other type of air compressor. One of the main characteristic that enables these air compressors to be used for five to six years longer compared to the other models of air compressors is the easy maintenance. Most of the parts of the screw air compressors need to be replaced after ten years of use, which is a reason plus to purchase a rotary screw compressor

Low Level of Noise — In comparison to the Priston air compressor, the rotary screw compressor produce less noise when working. This feature makes this air compressor suitable for working in different environment: indoor and outdoor. It is also good for working in small and tight places due to the reduced vibration and the low level of noise.

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