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A compressor is a mobile or stationary machine that produces compressed air through compression. This kind of stored energy is essential for many industrial companies, for example in cleaning, painting or checking weld seams. Mobile compressors are broadly divided into piston and screw compressors, and can be either oil-lubricated or oil-free. The basic principle always remains the same: intake air is compressed, then it is freed from moisture and finally it is stored in a compressed air tank. You will find second hand compressors from manufacturers such as KAESER, ATLAS COPCO or BOGE at Surplex.

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SAUER & SOHN WP45L Basic Piston Compressor 40bar
Aichach
0 Bids
3,800 €
27/07/2018 11:36
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HERTZ BOOSTER HPC 40 Piston Compressor
Aichach
0 Bids
3,500 €
27/07/2018 11:43
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ATLAS COPCO GA 11 VSD Compressor System
Halifax
17 Bids
3,480 €
27/07/2018 11:05
KAESER ASK 27 Screw Compressor
Aichach
3 Bids
3,000 €
27/07/2018 11:34
BOGE C-9 Compressor Unit
Fridingen
0 Bids
2,900 €
Not started
BETICO ER 132 Screw Compressor
San Pedro de B…
0 Bids
2,800 €
Not started
ABAC GENESIS 1510 DE 20 HP Compressed air power unit (compressor, boiler and dryer)
Iscar, Valladolid
4 Bids
2,700 €
closed
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ATLAS COPCO GA 18 VSD Screw Compressor
Ennepetal
1 Bid
2,500 €
26/07/2018 16:23
COMPAIR DEMAG CHAMPION 135 T Piston Compressor
Uetikon am See
0 Bids
2,500 €
07/08/2018 10:22
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SAUER & SOHN WP4331-100 Piston Compressor 250bar
Aichach
0 Bids
2,500 €
27/07/2018 11:33
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SAUER & SOHN WP45L Basic Piston Compressor 40bar
Aichach
0 Bids
2,000 €
27/07/2018 11:35
CECCATO RL30-10 Compressor
Guidizzolo
1 Bid
1,700 €
26/09/2018 10:22
CECCATO RL40-10 Compressor
Guidizzolo
1 Bid
1,700 €
26/09/2018 10:21
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ATLAS COPCO GA 11 C Compressor System
Halifax
17 Bids
1,660 €
27/07/2018 10:30
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ATLAS COPCO FD 120 Air Dryer
Aichach
0 Bids
1,500 €
27/07/2018 11:42
CECCATO CSC 40/8 Screw Compressor with Dryer + CDX 65 and Tank
Budoni (SS)
0 Bids
1,500 €
13/09/2018 10:22
BETICO ER 110 Screw Compressor
Villacañas
10 Bids
1,500 €
closed
COMPAIR Cyclon 107 Compressor
Velen-Ramsdorf
7 Bids
1,300 €
closed
SCHNEIDER E.C Rotar BSC1508 Screw Compressor
Brno
0 Bids
1,300 €
13/08/2018 14:23
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ATLAS COPCO GA 11 Compressor System
Halifax
12 Bids
1,200 €
27/07/2018 11:10
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DEMAG 110 RALLYE Compressor
Portogruaro
0 Bids
1,000 €
01/08/2018 14:23
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MARK MSB 22/8 400/50YD Screw Compressor
Wülfrath
0 Bids
990 €
25/07/2018 11:10
ABAC SMART1510 Compressor
Corciano (PG)
4 Bids
900 €
closed
KAESER DC47E Air Dryer
Remseck a.N.
1 Bid
800 €
27/07/2018 10:46
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GARDNER DENVER ES 5-10 Screw Compressor
Aichach
0 Bids
750 €
27/07/2018 11:39
CECCATO RL 100 10 Screw Compressor
Villacañas
5 Bids
750 €
closed
PUSKA PKM15 Drying compressor
Barcelona
0 Bids
750 €
13/09/2018 11:16
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ATLAS COPCO GA 11 FF Air Compressor
Ennepetal
3 Bids
700 €
26/07/2018 15:14
ATLAS COPCO GA 7 Screw Compressor
Ennepetal
5 Bids
700 €
26/07/2018 15:16
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MATTEI 4SERC260P Rotary Compressor
Zona Industria…
0 Bids
670 €
26/07/2018 11:07
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SHAMAL TK11-10 Rotary Compressor
Zona Industria…
0 Bids
670 €
26/07/2018 11:05
KAESER TB19 Air Dryer
Zona Industria…
1 Bid
670 €
26/07/2018 10:55
MARK MDX 4100 Air Dryer
Aichach
5 Bids
650 €
27/07/2018 11:37
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BOGE D 27 Screw Compressor with Refrigerant Dryer
Lembruch
22 Bids
650 €
30/07/2018 14:26
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ALUP HL 2850 FW-1 M Compressor System
Ennepetal
0 Bids
600 €
26/07/2018 16:27
ATLAS COPCO BT 3 E Lot of 2 Compressors
San Pedro de B…
0 Bids
580 €
Not started
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DEMAG RALLYE 085 Compressor
Portogruaro
0 Bids
500 €
01/08/2018 14:24
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ATLAS COPCO LFX 1,5-10 TM90 Piston Compressor
Aichach
0 Bids
400 €
27/07/2018 11:38
Piston Compressor
Zona Industria…
1 Bid
370 €
26/07/2018 10:58
Piston Compressor
Zona Industria…
1 Bid
370 €
26/07/2018 10:57
SPANNAGEL Piston Compressor
Vierkirchen
0 Bids
350 €
14/08/2018 11:28
ALUP PRACTIC 300-50 Compressor
Velen-Ramsdorf
0 Bids
340 €
closed
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ATLAS COPCO XAS 40 DD Mobile Compressor
Dinkelsbühl
1 Bid
320 €
25/07/2018 11:06
SCHNEIDER HANDWERKERKOMPRESSOR Piston Compressor
Lembruch
6 Bids
280 €
30/07/2018 15:01
SERVA ECOAIR C9 Screw Compressor with Pressure Vessel
Romanshorn
0 Bids
250 €
06/08/2018 11:48
BOGE DP8 Air Dryer
Vierkirchen
0 Bids
200 €
14/08/2018 11:23
ERA T 300 Piston Compressor with Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Dryer
Romanshorn
0 Bids
180 €
06/08/2018 11:37
DARI DRS 15/10 Screw Compressor
Salizzole
3 Bids
170 €
01/08/2018 10:54
  

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Index

  1. Explanation of the term "compressor"
  2. Industrial significance of compressors
  3. How compressors work
  4. Pros and cons of compressors
  5. Overview of compressor manufacturers
  6. Buy a used compressors
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Explanation of the term "compressor"

A compressor is a mobile or stationary machine that compresses air. Compressors are an integral part of the processing industry and are therefore found in almost every industrial workshop. While stationary compressors are mainly found in factories, mobile compressors are more versatile and can even be used on construction sites.

Industrial significance of compressors

The main job of an industrial compressor is to compress air. Air compression machines can be used for a wide variety of purposes. The primary purpose of air compressors is to supply pneumatic energy. This energy is used by all pneumatically powered production machines. The compressed air from a compressor can also be used to test the weldseams of aggregates and boilers. In such tests, the compressed air is introduced to the closed system, which is held underwater and checked for air leaks. In paint jobs, compressed air from a compressor is used to evenly spray the paint. Stationary refrigeration units also use compressors. In addition, compressed air is a frequently used way to clean industrial machines and workplaces.

  • Mobile or stationary machines
  • Difference between reciprocating compressors and screw compressors
  • Compressed air is primarily used to provide pneumatic energy
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How compressors work

A compressor consists of an electric motor, a compressor unit, and a tank for compressed air. There are two types of compressor units: piston compressors and screw compressors. Piston compressors suck air into a cylinder and compress it in a tank. In screw compressors, two opposing screws compress the air and save it in a tank. Piston compressors are the most common type worldwide. However, they are increasingly being replaced by screw compressors. Screw compressors are quieter and significantly more robust because they have fewer moving parts.

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Pros and cons of compressors

Compressors supply a relatively safe form of energy. Compressed air is not dangerous unless applied to bodily orifices. However, all new employees should be informed of this. Compressed air machines have a wide range of uses. Cleaning with compressed air is particularly efficient because the swirling air can reach even the inaccessible crevices of a machine. When cleaning high-purity environments, pure and filtered compressed air is the only alternative.

A disadvantage of compressors is that the energy created is the most expensive form of energy in industrial use. When you take a closer look at the air compression process, the reason for this is clear: electrical energy is first turned into mechanical energy, and then compressed air. Because air is a compressible gas, only a fraction of the compressed air is used for the purpose intended, particularly when it has to be redirected over a long distance. The use of compressed air is necessary in modern industrial production, but the costs can be reduced drastically with intelligent management. Often it pays to use more than one compressor, if this means avoiding long pneumatic lines and hoses.

Overview of compressor manufacturers

There are as many compressor manufacturers on the market as there are compressors themselves. Some noteworthy manufacturers of compressors are ALUP, BLITZ, BOGE, MAHLE, KAESER, ELEKTRA BECKUM, and ATLAS COPCO. We generally recommend new or used compressors from these manufacturers without hesitation. On Surplex, you can regularly find high-quality second hand compressors from these manufacturers and more at competitive prices.

Buy a used compressors

Surplex is the right place to look for a used compressor. In our regular industrial auctions, you'll find a large selection of used compressors & suitable compressor accessories. A used high-quality compressor is generally just as powerful as a new machine. That's why it's often more economical to buy a compressor used, rather than paying more for a new one.

The small number of moving parts means less wear and tear, so it's generally not a problem to buy used air compressors. Due to their application in all areas of industry, second hand compressors often look very banged up from the outside. However, this often says little about their functional capability. In such cases, a thorough evaluation is essential. If you have any specific questions before buying a used air compressor, don't hesitate to contact Surplex Customer Care. Our employees are always eager to help and offer advice.

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