Air compressors for mining

Compressed air products for the mining industry

copper mine
Chuquicamata: the world's largest open pit copper mine

Kaeser compressed air and blower solutions are installed around the world, reliably supporting mining operations large and small in a wide variety of critical applications, including:

  • powering pneumatic tools
  • dense and dilute phase material conveying
  • ventilation
  • methane gas extraction
  • smelting and refining
  • drag lines
  • flotation
  • wastewater treatment
  • dewatering
  • filter backwash and scouring

From coal to copper and iron, precious metals and gemstones, reliability is key to sustaining profitable mining operations. Kaeser equipment meets the challenge of mining in remote and austere locations with superior durability and ease of maintenance. Further, Kaeser’s custom engineered solutions deliver scalable drop-in modules that eliminate installation costs and offer fast commissioning. These can be permanent, semi-permanent or movable systems. In all cases, they are designed for the local climate to sustain operations in extreme weather conditions.

Kaeser compressed air products for the mining industry

Rotary screw compressors

Kaeser’s rotary screw compressors offer the best in rugged reliably and superior efficiency. Available oil-injected and oil-free, these packages are designed for ease of maintenance, deliver ultra-low noise levels, and consistently are more efficient than the competition.

Portable air compressors

M250 compressor in use for mining

With flows to 1600 cfm, Kaeser's MOBILAIR™ line of portable air compressors is designed and built for rugged use and dependable performance. A wide range of portable air compressor models and accessories are available to suit virtually any need

Blowers

Tri-lobe, screw and high speed turbo blowers provide efficient and reliable low pressure for conveying, aeration, and process applications. Our complete package design reduces engineering, installation and commissioning time and costs.

Compressed air treatment products

Dirt, oil, and other impurities enter the compressor with atmospheric air and during the compression process. If not removed, these contaminants may cause costly production problems including equipment contamination and accelerated tool wear. Kaeser offers a complete line of air treatment products including dryers, filters, and drains to prepare compressed air for even the most stringent requirements