Elgi Equipments, one of the world’s leading air-compressor manufacturers, exhibited its oil free range of piston compressors for the railway segment at the 13th International Railway Equipment Exhibition (IREE), Asia’s largest rail transportation event.

“The Indian Railways has been ELGi’s important customer for over four decades. Increasing urbanization and rising incomes have contributed to a significant growth in the passenger segment while freight traffic also saw a marked increase due to dedicated freight corridor investments. We are confident that our oil free air compressors which are renowned for reliability, performance and energy efficiency, will further revolutionize the way compressed air is used in the railway industry,’’ said Dr. Jairam Varadaraj, Managing Director, Elgi Equipments.

Speaking at IREE 2019, Ramesh Ponnuswami, Executive Director Elgi Equipments, said “We are proud to introduce our oil free air compressors for the Metro/EMU segment. Indigenously developed and bearing a lighter construction tag with noiseless operation at less than 66 dbA. This product is testament to our focus on continuous innovation and delivering sustainable and efficient compressed air solutions for our customers.”

ELGi’s Oil free piston series (RR10100 OF/RR20100 OF) offers railway customers clean, oil free air, enabling ease of operations, reduced maintenance costs of up to 50% and improved maintenance schedules. This will eliminate the need for routine maintenance checks enabling significant savings. As a CLASS ‘0’ certified product, the ELGi oil free compressor also ensures reduced CO2 emissions and a greener environment.


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