Ingersoll-Rand's Industrial Technologies Div., Davidson, N.C., claims to have brought out the industry's largest air compressor for PET stretch-blow molding. The 1500-hp model C-1050 centrifugal compressor is rated at 4000 cfm and operates at a discharge pressure of 600 psig. The company's previous largest unit was rated at 2200 cfm. The new compressor is said to meet or exceed the demands of high-volume stretch-blow molding of hot-fill containers for fresh juice and sports drinks-now in the range of 60,000 bottles/hr.
800 Beaty St. Davidson, NC 28036
Phone (704) 896-4311 Fax (704) 896-4537