December 2, 2011
The compressor is powered by a 200-horsepower John Deere six-cylinder diesel engine. The electronically controlled, water-cooled engine consumes 8.2 gallons of fuel per hour at 100-percent load. The engine is installed in a new canopy and frame similar to the previous model, so the footprint remains the same.
Teachers learn about mining at Illinois Teachers Workshop: Rocks, Minerals & Mining in Today’s Society