Ingersoll Rands press release: "Ingersoll Rand Introduces Versatile Small Engine Air Starters" ~ dated: Aug 26, 2012
All current production of the 3BM, 5BM, and SS175 series vane air starters have been discontinued. Ingersoll Rand (IR) posted a press release on their website (see link above), we later confirmed the changes by talking with two of our vendors. We offer the following for these models only:
Compared to gasoline or diesel engines, a very high compression ratio is required to create ignition of the fuel without spark plugs.
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