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Basic Theory

The world of compressors can be daunting at times. Here you can find an introduction to some basic physics principles that could help you better understand the workings of compressors.

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November 22, 2018

Physics of Air Compressors

To understand the workings of compressed air, a basic introduction to physics can come a long way. Learn more about thermodynamics and how they are vital in understanding how air compressors work.

an illustration about a basic theory article in the atlas copco air wiki

November 22, 2018

Compressed Air

To understand the workings of compressed air, a basic introduction to physics can come a long way. Here we give an introduction to maybe the most important element in compressed air: the air itself. Learn more.

an illustration about a basic theory article in the atlas copco air wiki

November 22, 2018

Electricity

Electricity plays a big role in the compression of air. Learn more about electric power and the relationship between active, reactive and apparent power.

an illustration about a basic theory article in the atlas copco air wiki