KNW Series

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 KOBELCO KNW Series are designed, manufactured, assembled and tested to be some of the longest lasting and most energy efficient oil-free compressors in the world. Regardless of your industry, you can count on KOBELCO KNW Series oil-free compressors to protect your products and process from contamination.

Two-Stage Design

  • Heavy duty, two-stage compression module with thrust balancing for long bearing life in each stage.

Coated Rotors

  • ASTM 1144 steel rotors with exclusive PTFE coating on rotors and shafts for maximum efficiency and corrosion protection.

  • Gears and bearings are lubricated by a unique motor driven oil pump that provides positive lubrication prior to start-up, through operation and after shutdown.

Unique Design Features-Key design features ensure long air end life.

  • Non contact maintenance free air and oil seals

  • Thrust balance compensation

  • Cooling jackets

  • Dual vents to atmosphere ensure oil-free air

  • Vacuum degassed thrust and radial bearings

  • Premium AGMA rated gears

  • All models meet the requirements of NFPA 99 for use as a medical air compressor

Control Panel and HMI Display

  • The HMI display indicates real time operating conditions, pressures and temperatures

  • The color LCD graphic display and state-of-the-art touchscreen provides information directly to the operator including service indicators, alerts and shutdown alarms

  • Push buttons are provided for specific key control functions

  • Features an external USB port for easy data extraction or program updates