compressed-air power

compressed-air power

[kəm¦prest ¦er ′pau̇r·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
The power delivered by the pressure of compressed air as it expands, utilized in tools such as drills, in hoists, grinders, riveters, diggers, pile drivers, motors, locomotives, and in mine ventilating systems.
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offers a line of standard, modular lifter-tilters, offered with either electric or compressed-air power, for handling heavy sheet weighing up to 2,000 tbs.
Last fall, a compressed-air power provider conducted an ultrasound survey at our plant that identified $25,000 worth of compressed-air leaks.