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Ingersoll Rand RS160ie A8.5 is a two-stage rotary screw air compressor designed to provide design flexibility with up to 10% improved efficiency and up to 10% more airflow capacity. It delivers a capacity of 1070cfm with a working pressure of 8.5barg and 160kW nominal motor rating.

  • E3/NEMA Premium® Efficiency TEFC motor delivers significant energy savings
  • XE-Series controller delivers increased control functionality through an intuitive user interface as well as remote access with any common, current web browser
  • V-Shield Technology provides a totally integrated, leak-free design featuring PTFE stainless steel braided oil hoses and O-ring face seals
  • Progressive Adaptive Control (PAC) monitors key operating parameters and continuously adapts to prevent unexpected downtime



  • 380-415V/3PH/50HZ TEFC/IP55 (IE3) motor
  • State-of the-art robust and reliable Ingersoll Rand Airend design
  • Maintenance-free, sealed drive system
  • Progressive Adaptive ControlTM-PACTM Protection
  • V-ShieldTM Technology
  • Free Floating Cooling System
  • IP65 Electrical Protection for Controller
  • IP55 Sheet metal all-welded starter box
  • Stainless steel air pipelines and fittings; Air/Water Separator and Electronic Drain Valves, Factory filled Ultra EL-Coolant 16,000 hours or 3 years running
  • Xe Series Controller; Manages up to 4 units Xe-equipped compressors without additional hardware, Modbus RTU protocol, RS485 communication port, Remote mornintoring and diganostic via online internet, and History record 200 events
  • Air-Cooled: 74 dB(A) low noise enclosure


  1. Pressure (bar) 8
  2. Pressure (psi) 125
  3. Capacity (CFM) 1,070
  4. Capacity (m3/min) 30.3
  5. Power (kW) 160
  6. Cooling Air Cooled
  7. Stages Two
  8. Compressor Coolant Ultracoolant
  9. Controller Xe90
  10. Ambient Min/Max (Degrees C) 2OC / 46OC
  11. Pressure Min/Max (Bar) 5 / 8
  12. Noise Level dB(A)@1m 74
  13. Drive Type Gear
  14. Power Type 400/3/50


  1. PORO: Power Outage Restart sounder
  2. Outdoor modification +2 – 46 Deg C (weather ingress protection only)
  3. Low ambient temperature Option (min -10 Degree C)
  4. Hi-Dust Filter
  5. Ultra FG food grade coolant factory filled and filter fitted
  6. Energy Recovery System (ERS)
  7. Hi-Dust Package Pre-filters
  8. Control box space heater
  9. Motor space heater
  10. Remote start & stop control (Dry contact signal,distance > 20m & <2km)

CAPS have supported us very well, with downtime kept to a minimum. Their service staff are well trained, and responsive to our needs.

Bluescope Steel

We have the widest range of precision engineered & robust industrial air and power solutions in Australia.

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