Portable air compressor

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A single-stage, oil-injected, rotary screw portable compressor, the CPS 250 features cognitive electronics (PACE) technology with which the operator can control machine pressure. The new intuitive XC2003 controller is coupled with PACE functionality and adjusts the pressure in 2-psi increments. The operator can also toggle between two predefined set points. In addition to the new controller, product engineers increased the operating range of the compressor in the 100-150 psi range, making the machine more versatile and user friendly.

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Fuel efficient air compressor

A twin single-stage, oil-injected, rotary screw type model, the CPS 1800 JD8 T4F is the largest in the manufacturer’s portable air compressor lineup and can work in a wide range of applications. Powered by a liquid-cooled, six-cylinder turbocharged John Deere diesel engine, rated at 525 hp, it has a starting capacity at 14°F without the addition of cold start options. A 240-gal. fuel tank enables operation for over eight hours at full load and comes standard with a low fuel shutdown at 5 percent empty. Additionally, FuelXpert technology reduces CPS 1800 diesel consumption up to 10 percent at 75 percent load.

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Lehigh Cement Co. LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lehigh Hanson Inc., has promoted Quentin McGahey from Mitchell, Ind., plant manager to vice president, Cement Operations Northeast, based in Allentown, Pa. Succeeding him in Indiana is Jerry Miller, elevated from assistant plant manager.

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