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AC Alternating Current
Air compressor a device that converts power into kinetic energy by pressurizing and compressing air
Alternator an electromechanical device that converts mechanical energy into energy in the form of an alternating current (AC)
Assets economic resources - anything tangible or intangible that can be owned or controlled to produce value and that has a positive economic value - equipment and machinery are assets
Atlas Copco a Swedish industrial company that was founded in 1873 - it manufactures industrial tools and equipment
Bar a unit of pressure equal to 100 kilopascal and roughly equalling the atmospheric pressure at sea level
Bobcat a Bobcat (Lynx rufus) is a North American mammal of the Felidae family (cats) - it is also a manufacturer of farm and construction equipment - part of the Doosan Group
Buyer's guide an instruction on how to select the right equipment for the right application - see How to select my…
Capacity measure of how much air is flowing through a tube - in compressed air technology it is often defined in FAD - free air delivery
Centrifugal compressors use a rotating disk or impeller in a shaped housing to force the gas towards the rim of the impeller, increasing the velocity of the gas - a diffuser (divergent duct) section converts the velocity into pressure energy - primarily used for continuous, stationary service in industries such as oil refineries, chemical and petrochemical plants and natural gas processing plants - from 100 hp (75 kW) to thousands of hp
CFR cost and freight (named destination port) - the seller must pay the costs and freight to bring the goods to the port of destination - however, the risk is transferred to the buyer once the goods have crossed the ship's rail - maritime transport only - insurance for the goods is NOT included - insurance is at the cost of the buyer - see INCOTERMS
CIF cost, insurance and freight (named destination port) - exactly the same as CFR except that the seller must in addition procure and pay for insurance for the buyer - maritime transport only - see INCOTERMS
CIP carriage and insurance paid (named place of destination) - the containerized transport/multimodal equivalent of CIF - seller pays for carriage and insurance to the named destination point, but risk passes when the goods are handed over to the first carrier - see INCOTERMS
Club Car a manufacturer of golf carts based in Augusta, Georgia - is a subsidiary of Ingersoll Rand
CompAir an engineering and manufacturing company specialized in compressed air and gas systems - CompAir was actually formed when Holman (1801) merged with BroomWade (1898)
Compressed air air which is kept under a certain pressure - usually greater than that of the atmosphere - in Europe 10% of all electricity used by the industry is used to produce compressed air
Conex box a shorthand of the Army term CONtainer Express - also see container
Container a reusable transport and storage unit used to move products and raw materials between locations or countries - the terms container or box may be used on their own within the context of shipping - containers manufactured to ISO specifications may be referred to as ISO containers and the term high-cube container is used for units that are taller than normal - there are approximately seventeen million intermodal containers in the world
Container dimensions standard internal container dimensions: 40ft std (66,83 m³) - 12.00m L x 2.33m W x 2.35m H (end door aperture width 2.28m - height 2.26m) - 40ft hc (75,32 m³) - 12.00m L x 2.33m W x 2.65m H (end door aperture width 2.28m - height 2.56m), 20ft std (32,85 m³) - 5.87m L x 2.33m W x 2.35m H (end door aperture width 2.28m - height 2.26m)
Cosinus phi when generating power there is an actual loss of power in the alternator - the difference between reactive power and active power is mathematically defined in a graph - the angle in the graph is the cosinus phi value
CPT carriage paid to (named place of destination) - the general/containerized/multimodal equivalent of CFR - the seller pays for carriage to the named point of destination, but risk passes when the goods are handed over to the first carrier - see INCOTERMS
Crankshaft sometimes casually abbreviated to crank - is the part of an engine which translates reciprocating linear piston motion into rotation
DC Direct Current
DDP delivered duty paid (named destination place) - means that the seller pays for all transportation costs and bears all risk until the goods have been delivered and pays the duty - also used interchangeably with the term "Free Domicile" - see INCOTERMS
Depreciation decline in value of assets
Diffuser the channel between the vanes of the stator of a centrifugal compressor
Doosan a South Korean conglomerate quoted on the Korea Stock Exchange, also known for its manufacturing of heavy and small construction equipment
Electric motor generates a mechanical motion through varying electromagnetic fields
Engine (or motor) a machine designed to convert energy into a useful mechanical motion
Equipment is a device that can be used to produce or achieve something but that is not consumed in the process
Excavator a tracked or wheeled vehicle with an approximate operating weight from 0.7 to 7.5 tonnes - it generally includes a standard backfill blade and features an independent boom swing
EXW ex works (named places) - the seller makes the goods available at his premises - the buyer is responsible for all charges - see INCOTERMS
Facebook a social networking website launched in February 2004 - operated and privately owned by Facebook, Inc. - had more than 500 million active users in July 2010 (= about one person for every fourteen in the World)
FAD free air delivery - equals the capacity of a compressor - the actual amount of air sucked into a compressor
FAS free alongside ship (named loading port) - the seller must place the goods alongside the ship at the named port - the seller must clear the goods for export - see INCOTERMS
FCA free carrier (named places) - the seller hands over the goods, cleared for export, into the custody of the first carrier (named by the buyer) at the named place - see INCOTERMS
Fleet optimization optimizing a fleet of equipment or vehicles for ecomic and efficient operation - an important part of fleet optimization is selling off old equipment (remarketing)
Fleet standardization standardizing a fleet of equipment or vehicles to a minimum of different makes - part of standardization is selling off obsolete equipment (also called remarketing)
Fleet management management of a company's vehicle or equipment fleet
FOB free on board (named loading port) - the seller must load the goods on board the ship named by the buyer, cost and risk being divided at ship's rail - the seller must clear the goods for export - maritime transport only - see INCOTERMS
Free Domicile see INCOTERMS
Freight container see container
Gardner Denver a compressor manufacturer based in Quincy, Illinois (1859)
Generator a device that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy
High cube container like standard containers but taller, see container dimensions
Impeller a rotor inside a tube or conduit used to increase the pressure and flow of a fluid
Incoterms international commerce terms - a series of international sales terms, published by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and widely used in international commercial transactions
Ingersoll Rand a global diversified industrial company founded in 1871
Intermodal container see container
International commerce terms abbreviated as INCOTERMS
Invoice or bill - a commercial document issued by a seller - indicates the products, quantities and agreed prices for products or services the seller has provided
ISO International Organization for Standardization
ISO containers see container - in conformity with ISO standards
Kaeser manufactures compressed air and vacuum products, including rotary screw compressors and other related products - Kaeser Kompressoren is headquartered in Coburg, Germany
Kubota a tractor and heavy equipment manufacturer based in Osaka, Japan - established in 1890
kVA kilo Volt Ampère - equals kW time cosinus phi (approx. factor 0,8 in power generators)
kW kilo Watt - measure of mechanical or electrical power
Lease a contract - the lessee (user) pays the lessor (owner) for the use of an asset
Lease contract see lease
Machinery devices that use energy to perform an activity
Order acknowledgement a document in which the seller confirms the receipt of the buyer's order
Piston compressor a positive-displacement compressor that uses pistons driven by a crankshaft to deliver gases at high pressure - also see reciprocating compressor
Portable compressor the mobile and towable version of an air compressor
Power the rate at which work is performed or energy is converted
Powertrain mostly consists of engine + transmission (steering and brakes)
Pre-owned putting products in the market for a second time, commonly known as second hand - also see remarketing
Pressure (symbol: P) - the force per unit area applied in a direction perpendicular to the surface of an object - gauge pressure is the pressure relative to the local atmospheric or ambient pressure
Pro forma invoice the invoice made up prior to shipment and final invoice (pro forma) to have all payment details to be able to transfer money from bank to bank
PSI pounds per square inch (lbs/inch²) - is a unit of pressure equalling 1 pound per square inch
Reciprocating compressor a positive-displacement compressor that uses pistons driven by a crankshaft to deliver gases at high pressure - also see piston compressor
Remarketing putting products in the market for a second time, commonly known as second hand or pre-owned products
Rental an agreement whereby a payment is made for the temporary use of a machine or a piece of equipement owned by a third party
Rental contract rental agreement - a lease in which the asset is tangible property
Resale finding a buyer for used machinery
Residual value one of the constituents of a leasing calculus or operation - describes the future value of a good in terms of percentage of depreciation of its initial value
Roller a machine used to reduce the size of waste material or soil / asphalt through compaction
Roll-on / Roll-off or RORO - a method of shipping machines by boat or vessel using the self-propelling capacities of its own running gear to move it in and out of the ship
Rotary screw compressor a gas or air compressor which uses a rotary type positive-displacement mechanism
Rotary Vane compressor a positive-displacement compressor that consists of vanes mounted to a rotor that rotates inside of a cavity - these vanes can be of variable length and/or tensioned to maintain contact with the walls as the compressor rotates
Running gear used to describe the wheels, suspension, steering, powertrain & (usually) chassis/bodyshell of a car or machine or the tracks and road wheels of a tracked vehicle or wheeled vehicle
RV residual value
Second hand products that aren't new anymore and thus referred to as second hand or pre-owned, also see remarketing
shipping container see container
Skid Steer Loader or skid loader - a small rigid frame, engine-powered machine with lift arms used to attach a wide variety of labor-saving tools or attachments
Stationary compressor a static and non movable version of an air compressor
Synchronization the process of connecting an AC generator (alternator) to other AC generators is known as synchronization and is crucial for the generation of AC electrical power
Telehandler see telescopic handler
Telescopic handler or telehandler - a machine widely used in agriculture and industry. It is similar in appearance and function to a forklift but is more a crane than a forklift - has the increased versatility of a single telescopic boom that can extend forward and upward - several attachments, s.a. buckets, pallet forks or lift tables can be attached to the boom
Tracks belt made of discs providing traction for a tracked vehicle such as a tank, bulldozer or excavator
Versahandler see telescopic handler
Zero tail swing ZTS units (excavators) with a housing diameter that does not exceed the width of the tracks when rotating - Zero-tail swing units allow the operator to focus on digging and do not require him to watch out for obstacles within swinging range
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