Roots Type Air Compressor

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Fluid Power Equipment

Roots Type Air Compressors has two rotors with 2,3 or 4 lobes which rotate in opposite directions so that the lobes mesh. Compression takes place at approximately constant volume.

Roots Type Air Compressor Design Formula

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Work input formula