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Antwerp, Belgium, 2012/05/02 - As an addition to the GX 2-5 kW oil-injected screw compressor range, this GX 7 kW brings a reliable, cost competitive compressor to the European and American markets - AtlasCopco.com.
With a capacity of 14 liters per second, this 7 kW/10 hp compressor is an extension to the GX 2-5 range. The new GX 7 is ideal for small industries and priced to be an economical entry into oil-injected screw technology.
The new GX 7 offers capacities of 14 liters per second at a 10 bar working pressure. This 7.5 kW or 10 hp oil-injected screw compressor is much in demand and therefore a valuable addition to the existing GX 2-5 compressor range.
Proven screw technology for any workshop
With the new GX 7, compressor users with a low compressed air demand enjoy the reliability of Atlas Copco’s in-house designed oil-injected screw element, low energy consumption and a small footprint. Especially when compared to a piston compressor, the GX offers higher efficiency at a much lower noise emission. Moreover, the GX 7 is equipped with load/unload regulation, which is more energy-efficient than the traditional start/stop regulation.
The GX’s compact design allows for easy installation into the workplace. GX compressors discharge their cooling air from the top, which allows for installation against a wall or in a corner. The GX 7 is available in tank and floor mounted variants. Also the optional integrated dryer is a space-saving feature that will benefit small workshops by saving installation work and costs.
Dual offer at 7 kW
With the new GX 7 in the newly expanded GX 2-7 series, the GX family has a dual offer for 7 kW, catering for different applications. The GX 7-11 range offers higher flows (16 to 27 l/s), different pressure variants (7, 8.5, 10 and 13 bar) and the Elektronikon® control system. This makes the larger range of oil-injected screw compressors ideal for applications demanding larger flows and longer duty cycles.
Economical, reliable and compact oil-injected screw technology
The new GX 7 adds a 14 l/s variant to the existing GX 2-5 range. With the benefits of a compact design, load/unload regulation and Atlas Copco’s proven oil-injected screw element, this new GX brings economical, reliable compressed air to small industries and workshops.
Atlas Copco (atlascopco.com) is an industrial group with world-leading positions in compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. With innovative products and services, Atlas Copco delivers solutions for sustainable productivity. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2011, Atlas Copco had 37 500 employees and revenues of BSEK 81 (BEUR 9).
Industrial Air is a division within Atlas Copco's Compressor Technique business area. It develops, manufactures and markets oil-injected and oil-free air compressors, vacuum pumps, gas generators, air treatment solutions and compressor controls and monitoring under several brands. In addition to serving a wide variety of industries, dedicated solutions are also available for marine, railway and oil and gas customers. The division's focus and main drive is to further improve its customers' productivity. The divisional headquarters and main production center are located in Antwerp, Belgium.