After feedback from clients suggesting a quieter RAPTAIR-MF could be beneficial to them in bidding on construction projects for utilities and in public works, Vehicle Mounted Air Compressors (VMAC) says it responded by adding an idle-down feature to the system. The system now features low speed at 2,600 rpm and high speed at 3,600 rpm.
The low speed is quieter, burns less fuel and provides low engine speed at startup, providing added protection for the unit. The higher speed delivers more power when it is required to a maximum of 45 CFM. The welder, generator and PTO port do not run at the lower speed, so when those options are chosen, the unit runs at the higher rpm.
The lower idling speed also protects the system at start-up as it idles at low speed for five seconds before idling up. When the weather is cold, the low-speed idle lasts until the system is ready.
All other features of VMAC's RAPTAIR-MF unit remain the same. The PTO, welder, generator, battery booster and battery charger all meet the same specifications as before. The unit is 585 lbs. wet and its Kubota diesel engine is Kubota-certified.
For more information visit VMAC's website.