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Hitachi Introduces The 132-240kW DSP Series Oil Free Compressors To North America

TARRYTOWN, NY, November 9, 2010-- Hitachi America, Ltd., Industrial Components and Equipment Division, today announced that it has expanded its product line of Oil-Free Rotary Screw Air Compressors to include units in the size range 132-240kW.  Hitachi has been producing oil-free compressors for more than fifty years and boasts a history of compressor innovation spanning nearly a century. Hitachi’s expertise in this area laid the foundation for this advanced product series.

“The expansion of our Larger DSP Series creates unparalleled value for the discriminating air user. Innovations such as life cycle cost reductions, space conservation and increased efficiency make this product a real asset to the manufacturing environment. The expanded portfolio also represents Hitachi’s continuing focus on serving both our customers’ needs and on our mission to create products that are environmentally-friendly, ” noted Nitin G. Shanbhag, Senior Manager of the Hitachi Air Technology Group.

Feature highlights of the DSP Series 132-240kW Product portfolio include:

  • Innovative “U-Structure” space saving design (up to 30+% space savings)
  • Reduced life cycle costs via elimination of belts and couplings
  • HX-18 PTFE free rotor coatings to eliminate performance degradation and produce “Ultimate Air Quality”
  • Patented “Power Save” function to reduce energy consumption and to protect compressor from short-cycling
  • Patented Hi-Precooler to provide efficient cooling and increased longevity for coolers
  • Patented Oil Mist Remover to prevent oil mists from venting into the atmosphere.
  • Patented Rotor Profile from stainless steel rotors for unparalleled efficiency
  • Industry-leading low sound levels and vibration isolation.
  • Hitachi motors and airends to convey highest efficiencies throughout the operating range.


Hitachi’s DSP Series Oil-Free Screw Air Compressors are part of the Air Technology Group, which is based in Charlotte, NC.  The Charlotte facility is the center for all Air Technology Group business operations, warehousing and training for Distribution Partners and OEMs.

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