What are air compressors? Technically, air compressors are machines that convert one form of energy into another form, which can then be stored and used at a later point in time. But neither that brief explanation, nor the more detailed description below do this invention and its profound impact on our lives.
That is why it is "The machines that have changed our world more than almost any other invention.”
What may sound like hyperbole is actually a very accurate description of the impact air compressors have had on our society – and especially the industrial sector. In less than 150 years since Austrian engineer Viktor Popp built the first compressor plant, compressed air has become so indispensable that it is