Ring Power Air Compressor Brings Dinosaurs to Life

July 6, 2017 at 10:08 AMRing Power

Ever since “Dinos Alive!” opened in February, more than a dozen species of life-size, animatronic dinosaurs have been on the loose at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo, giving visitors a chance to experience what the prehistoric behemoths might have moved and sounded like when they actually roamed the planet.

Lowry Park, a longtime Ring Power customer, worked with Tampa air compressor sales rep, Todd Norris, to get the exhibit up and running. As a testament to the quality of our equipment and service, most visitors have no idea that an air compressor is what powers the dinosaurs’ lifelike performance.

Behind the scenes, an electric, 50-hp Sullair LSR16 compressor supplied by Ring Power breathes life into the awe-inspiring dinosaurs, including three of the most well-known: Tyrannosaurus, Brachiosaurus and Stegoceras. Fed by two custom manifold systems, the multi-sensory beasts move and make sounds that keep the guests engaged while the entire installation which consists also of a Sullair refrigerated dryer, receiver tank and hoses remains discreetly out of sight and earshot.

Kudos to all of the Ring Power Tampa Power Systems Division associates for their teamwork: Todd for securing the contract, Rental Supervisor Jonathan Grubb for coordinating the logistics, Rental Support Mike Lugo for assembling and testing the equipment, and Transport Driver Sam King for delivering it to the site.

“Dinos Alive!” will be a main attraction at Lowry Park Zoo through the end of August, 2017. To see how the air-powered dinosaurs move and hear how they sound, search for “Dinos Alive at Lowry Park Zoo” on YouTube, or visit www.lowryparkzoo.org.

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Sullair ShopTek Compressors Offer Big Savings without Compromising Performance

April 2, 2015 at 10:08 AMRing Power

Ring Power locations throughout Florida now offer Sullair’s 25-50 HP Shoptek Rotary Screw Air Compressors

ShopTek air compressors redefine industry standards for continuous duty compressors in the 5 to 50 hp range. They are designed with a small footprint and built to provide exceptional reliability and extremely low maintenance. ShopTek Air Compressors are competitively priced — up to 20 percent lower than similar units — without compromising performance or reliability.

  • All ShopTek air compressors come standard with:
  • Legendary Sullair end
  • Heavy-duty air filter
  • Sullube® factory fill
  • Exclusive Sullair Diamond Warranty protection

Sullair ShopTek™ compressors are available in 20 models with capacities from 17 to 222 acfm, and pressures from 115 to 188 psig. In order to provide near immediate lead times Ring Power maintains a local stock of most ShopTek models.

Sullair provides a wide range of air compressors to meet the needs of customers ranging from small machine shops to large manufacturing operations, mining, reefing and more. To ensure the right quality is achieved, Sullair offers a full complement of components including air filters, drains, dryers and oil/water separators. Additionally, Sullair has a full line of lubricants, filters and parts to enhance the life of your rotary screw air compressors.

Ring Power is Florida's supplier of new and used air compressors for sale or rent, air tools, air compressor parts and service. We represent the finest electric and diesel air compressor products in the industry with names like Sullair, Atlas Copco, Hurricane, Industrial Vacuum and Belaire.

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Tampa Air Compressor team creating specialized solution for Petroleum Drilling

January 28, 2014 at 12:28 PMRing Power

Confined space. Potentially explosive environment. Never been done.

To most that sounds a lot like: “Strike One! Strike Two! Strike Three! Yer Out!”  But to Jim Huber (National Sales Rep), Gene Meisenheimer (Compressor Service Operations Manager) and Josh Stockwell (Central Florida AC Dispatcher) of Ring Power’s Tampa Air Compressor team, these phrases have created a very unique – and challenging – opportunity.

Gene and Josh are leading Ring Power’s effort to build containerized air compressors that are rated to operate in petroleum drilling rigs. The goal is to build a package that can operate closer to the drill head and in a smaller space than any other.

The prospective customer outlined a wish list of specifications and capacities, and Ring Power has commissioned a design and sourced components to meet those goals. The finished package will provide 1600 cfm at 150 psi, while meeting the stringent DNV 2.7-2 certification requirements (to date, no compressor solution has met this standard; every unit built will have to be independently certified.)

The package is powered by a Cat engine with a Pyroban Explosive Environment kit, a Sullair Drill Air Compressor Kit, an exhaust gas cooler, air inlet shutoff valve, fail-safe louvers, gas detectors and a fire suppression system bundled tightly into a Simmons Equipment container. It all sits upon a skid built by  Mark Harden and Tim Flag in the  HE Fabrication shop.

The team, including Air Compressor Tech Chad Grimmer have the first four units in “design/build” production, and a contract for the first 24 units.

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Air Compressor Group Helps “Punkin Chunkin” Team Set WCPCA World Record

December 2, 2013 at 9:30 AMRing Power

The 28th annual World Championship Punkin Chunkin Association pumpkin launching event took place Nov. 1 in Bridgeville, Del. It was a spectacular event with near record crowds, great weather, and 115 dedicated teams competing for the coveted prize.

When the dust settled, American Chunker — a professional “punkin chunkin” team sponsored by Ring Power — was crowned World Champion in their fourth season competing. 

Not only did American Chunker win the championship, they set a new world record with a monster 4,694.68-foot shot. The team used a Sullair 375HAF air compressor but would not divulge any other "top secret" information relating to the world record launch.

This marked the second consecutive year Ring Power’s air compressor group sponsored the team.

Ring Power is Florida's supplier of new and used air compressors for sale or rent, air tools, air compressor parts and service. We represent the finest electric and diesel air compressor products in the industry with names like Sullair, Atlas Copco, Hurricane, Industrial Vacuum and Belaire. And with over 450 used and new air compressors, air tools, and accessories in our inventory, Ring Power is certain to handle even the largest air compressor project.

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Customer Dubs New Air Compressor System “The Pride of the Facility”

November 4, 2013 at 11:18 AMRing Power

Ring Power’s air compressor team recently completed the Sullair Air Compressor Unitssale and startup of six new Sullair rotary screw air compressors at PCS Phosphate’s Suwannee River Chemical Plant. For PCS, this upgrade was the silver lining following Tropical Storm Debby, which damaged the plant’s Ingersoll Rand units in June 2012.

Within 24 hours of the storm, Ring Power's compressed air experts responded with rental compressors that supported the plant's production throughout the design and purchasing phase of the project. In addition to replacing seven old IR units, the new system required three new 8,000-gallon receiver tanks and a flow controller, also purchased from Ring Power.

Ring Power is Florida's supplier of new and used air compressors for sale or rent, air tools, air compressor parts and service.

 

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Jerry Wynn named Air Compressor Parts Technical Coordinator at Ring Power

May 17, 2013 at 10:24 AMRing Power

Roger Adkins, vice president – air compressor business manager, is pleased to announce that Jerry Wynn has been named the Air Compressor Parts Technical Coordinator at Ring Power Corporation. Wynn joined Ring Power’s air compressor team in 2006 as the Air Compressor Service Supervisor in St. Augustine.

“Jerry brings a passion for providing customers with excellent service,” said Adkins.” His years of experience in the industry will be a great asset in this new position.”

Wynn will be responsible for parts and sales inventory control, specific to the requirements of Ring Power’s valued customers in the air compressor operations and rental industry. He will be based at Ring Power’s corporate headquarters in St. Augustine, Fla.

Ring Power is Florida's supplier of new and used air compressors for sale or rent, air tools, air compressor parts and service. We represent the finest electric and diesel air compressor products in the industry. Ring Power carries a full-line of Sullair Construction and Industrial air compressor products and accessories as well as Atlas Copco Specialty Products, Atlas Copco/Hurricane Boosters, Air Tools, Legris Transair Pipe, Belaire and Champion reciprocating air compressors.

NASCAR's Air Titan and Ring Power’s Air Compressor Team make their way around the country

May 10, 2013 at 9:57 AMRing Power

New track-drying system “Saves the day” at Talladega

After debuting at Daytona International Speedway in February, Air Titan, NASCAR’s new track drying system, has made its way to other tracks around the country.

With the assistance of Ring Power’s Air Compressor team, Air Titan has been tested at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Va. and Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan.  The May 5 race at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala. marked the first time Air Titan actually has been used during a Sprint Cup Series race. Air Titan shined, drying the track 45 minutes sooner than NASCAR officials estimated. USA Today even called the Air Titan a “new superhero.” 

Air Titan utilizes compressed air to dry the track. The system was developed by NASCAR’s Research and Development center with the assistance of Ring Power and Sullair.

Learn more about how the new track-drying system works.

 

 

 

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Check out these great deals on New and Used Air Compressors

October 19, 2012 at 2:48 PMRing Power

Maybe you need one for a job. Maybe you just want to start your own punkin chunkin team. Whatever your need, we've got you covered. Whether your looking for Diesel Air Compressors, Electric Air Compressors, Compressed Air Dryers or Aftercoolers. — we've got them. Check out these awesome October deals on New & Used Air Compressors. 

 

 

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Ring Power Air Compressor Group Sponsors Pumpkin Chunker Team

October 11, 2012 at 9:52 AMRing Power

 


It’s that time of year again. Fall is in the air. Some people like to carve pumpkins this time of year — we prefer to launch them into the air at impressive speeds. That’s why we’re a proud sponsor of American Chunker. Ring Power, with the help of Sullair, has supplied the American Chunker team a high pressure compressor known as "Compressorzilla.” American Chunker will be competing with other Punkin Chunkin teams throughout the season. We’ll post more photos and updates as the season progresses.

To view additional photos, visit us on Facebook.

 

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Controlling Energy Costs

November 11, 2009 at 2:27 PMRing Power
how to save energy costs with Sullair Air Compressors

Sullair Air Compressors with VCC cuts energy costs dramatically 

Lower Maintenance
As a result of Sullair Air Compressor's rugged, time-proven design, the Variable Capacity Control or VCC requires only minimum maintenance  for optimum performance. There are no troublesome belst or expensive bull gear arrangements to wear out or to replace. 

Part Load Capacityair compressor load performance chart
The chart at right shows how a Sullair rotary screw air compressor with variable displacement reduces power consumption as the air compressor load drops. More importantly, it illustrates the substantial power savings at part-load when compared to other capacity control systems.

Ring Power is a leading supplier of air compressors, air tools, compressor parts and air compressor service in Florida for over 45 years. Our offices service the Miami and Pompano Beach, Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville and Tallahassee areas. We carry electric and diesel and industrial air compressors with names like Sullair, Hurricane boosters, and Belaire. See all the air compressors, portable or industrial compressed air, high pressure, or ultra high pressure, at our website compressedair.ringpower.com.

 

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