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Atlas Copco introduces new air compressor concept in the most compact and agile compressor

2010-12-21

Atlas Copco launches a new air compressor concept with the new XAS 27 (27 l/s, 7 bar) compressor.  The XAS 27 compressor is the first in the Atlas Copco Portable Air compressor range powered by a petrol engine.  And the unit has been designed to offer exceptional versatility by having the most compact dimensions in our portable compressor range.  

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The new XAS 27 is driven by a tough and reliable Honda engine, which exceeds existing emissions regulations. It has a V-Belt drive with a belt tensioning rail system. The engine drives Atlas Copco’s new C55 element. The XAS 27 is also the very first compressor with a petrol (gasoline) engine in the entire Atlas Copco Portable Air range.
 
Whether being used for running pneumatic breakers, chippers, hammers, or small hand tools, this one-tool compressor can handle projects such as demolition, finishing and renovation. 
 
The XAS 27 is compact and very agile. It weighs just over 200 kg, and its undercarriage allows you to transport it wherever you need to go without any heavy lifting. As a result, you can easily handle it and manoeuvre it into the best working position. The XAS 27 is even small enough to fit through commercial doorways or an elevator.
 

The compressor is simple to operate and to maintain. The XAS 27 has our successful polyethylene concept taken from the HardHatTM- line combined with zincor treated steel to give protection. The fuel tank is part of the canopy and incorporates an electric fan for efficient cooling. With the hood open, the XAS 27 is also very easy to service. You can easily access the air oil separator, its spin-on filter and all the other filters, so you can make optimal use of the XAS 27 without expensive service costs.
 
There is also a trolley design version, if an even simpler and more compact compressor is needed.
 
The XAS 27 offers exceptional value combined with power, reliability and durability. Everything you need to get the job done.

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Portable Air is a division within Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique business area. It develops, manufactures and markets portable compressors, high pressure boosters, generators and submersible dewatering pumps worldwide. Products are offered under several brands to a wide range of industries including construction, mining, oil and gas, and rental. The divisional headquarters is located in Antwerp, Belgium. Production facilities are located around the world, mainly Belgium, USA, India, Brazil and China.
 
Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in compressors, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. The Group delivers sustainable solutions for increased customer productivity through innovative products and services. Founded 1873, the company is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2009, Atlas Copco had about 30 000 employees and revenues of BSEK 64 (BEUR 6.0). Learn more at www.atlascopco.com.