Gardner Denver’s Reavell brand of High Pressure Air Compressors (HPACs) has been exclusively specified for use in the La Fayette frigate class of ships. Gardner Denver is delighted that a decade long study conducted by a major NATO member nation has resulted in its decision to replace all High Pressure Air Compressors with the Reavell 5417N HPACs.
Peter Satchwell, Sales Director, Gardner Denver - Reavell, commented, “We are delighted with the result of this important study. Our commitment to developing machines with low through-life costs has long been an important focus, and we are immensely proud that this has been proven and acknowledged by a world-leading navy. The Reavell 5417N HPACs offer outstanding performance, operational efficiency and reliability and, as recognized by our customer, will generate long-term value and significant cost savings.”
The performance of the Reavell brand of HPACs left the study’s project team in no doubt of their recommendation, which was to replace all the competitor’s machines with Reavell’s 5417N compressors. Because the through-life costs of a Reavell machine are significantly lower, even after the complex decommissioning process of the rival’s compressors, cost savings to the Navy and to taxpayers will be considerable.
For industrial, marine, offshore and naval operations that use publicly funded money, the focus must be on sourcing reliable and low-cost machines and products. Since the first Reavell machine was installed on a British naval ship in 1905, the brand has been synonymous with providing reliable and maintainable products for the world’s leading navies.
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