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New compact QAX generating sets from Atlas Copco


The range of QAX generating sets is now extended up to 60 kVA and features a compact build to incorporate the same acoustically-treated weather-proof enclosure as the new XAS 137 compressor.

A new QAX 40-60 range of generating sets has been introduced by Atlas Copco featuring a compact build using the same compact enclosure as the new XAS 137 compressor; extending the previous range of QAX 12-35.
The QAX series of sets have been designed to meet the electrical needs of rental fleet, construction applications and the public utility sector.
The new sets are rated at 40 and 60 kVA at 50 Hz and 50 and 70 kVA at 60 Hz, joining the existing Series 7 compressor canopy, QAX 12, 20, 24,30 and 35 models.

Environmentally friendly

The new range is powered by a BF4M2011 turbocharged, oil cooled, 4–cylinder Deutz diesel engine, complying with emissions legislation meeting EED stage 2.
Housed in an acoustically treated weather-proof canopy, the QAX 40-60 complies with the latest noise directives and is ideal for operations in residential and noise sensitive areas.
The canopy is zincor-treated with powder coat paint producing excellent durability and resistance to corrosion; ensuring high residual values.

Service accessibility and operation

One of Atlas Copco’s focus areas was to ensure the reliability of the unit to boost the customer’s uptime and thereby his productivity and revenue.
For the new design, special attention was given to ease of installation and operation, service and safety.  An open hood allows superior accessibility to all service points.
A plug and socket cubicle is also protected by circuit breakers and earth leakage protection and covered by metallic plate with window.


To guarantee the lowest cost of ownership and the equipments highest productivity, Atlas Copco has developed a full range of Aftermarket solutions; ranging from maintenance kits for pre-determined service intervals to full coverage service agreements.  
Depending on the specific operational set-up and need of the customer, Atlas Copco can propose the most cost-effective solution.
Years of experience and extended field experience, allows Atlas Copco to determine the most optimal service regime.  Atlas Copco’s well trained service technicians rely on the field experience of a worldwide organization and can check the operation condition of the equipment under all circumstances, thus preventing failures and costly down-time by pro-actively replacing wear components.
Atlas Copco’s commitment to quality and reliability can be backed up with an extended warranty program.

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Portable Air Division

Portable Air is a division within Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique business area. It develops, manufactures and markets portable oil-injected and oil-free air compressors, and generators for prime or standby power worldwide, under several brands, to the construction and general industries. The division also serves customers in selected geographic markets and industry segments with temporary air and power rental solutions. The divisional headquarters and main production center are located in Antwerp, Belgium.