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Environmental Protection

Environmental protection has always been at the core of how Cooper conducts its business. We have been very active for decades in reducing our hazardous waste, managing water usage, and improving energy efficiency. For example, we recently replaced all of our facility lighting with energy efficient LED lights to help reduce our electricity consumption. But Cooper goes far beyond lightbulbs and water conservation in our efforts to protect the environment as we place environmental protection into our thinking when we develop our product and service offerings. Several examples: Cooper recently eliminated chrome and tin from our power cylinder and piston manufacturing process. We now offer a full suite of used parts and refurbished engines that keep customers from having to replace their equipment with expensive and environmentally unfriendly new products. We offer the world’s most complete product suite for emissions reduction and can get today’s integral and separable gas engines down to 0.5 gram/bhp-hr NOx. These are just a few examples of how Cooper is at the forefront of environmental protection in our industry.
NEW HYDROGEN TEST ALERT

Cooper Expands Use of Hydrogen Fuel in an Integral Engine, Topping 30% by Volume

In March 2022, Cooper Machinery Services (Cooper) successfully tested a slow-speed integral engine running on a hydrogen (H2) fuel blend (95% natural gas and 5% hydrogen by volume). This month, Cooper greatly exceeded industry expectations by successfully testing the same engine with a fuel blend of 30% H2 by volume, achieving significant reductions in CO, CO2, THC, and methane emissions.

CleanBurn Plus™ two-stroke AJAX® 2802
NEW OFFERING

INTRODUCING CLEANBURN PLUSTM
Reduces methane output by up to 40%

The reduction of greenhouse gases, particularly methane, is a key element of Cooper’s emissions reduction technology offering. To improve the environmental impact of engine-compressors operating within our industry, Cooper is pleased to announce CleanBurn Plus™, an emission reduction solution tailored to reduce fuel consumption, fuel slip, methane leakage, and unburned hydrocarbons.

Cooper’s CleanBurn Plus™ upgrade package is a comprehensive solution that can reduce methane output by up to 40% in most of the industry’s integral engine-compressors. For a fleet of engines rated collectively at 100,000 HP, this level of CO2 reduction can equal 20,000 tons/year, equivalent to the elimination of 2,000 standard passenger cars.

Our CleanBurn Plus™ upgrades are offered across our entire integral engine-compressor product line to include AJAX®, Cooper-Bessemer®, Clark, Enterprise®, Ingersoll Rand, and Worthington.

Product
Model
HP
Annual Savings*
Tons CO2e
Annual Savings*
Tonnes CO2e
Annual Equivalency Savings
Passenger Cars**
Annual Equivalency Savings
Bbl Oil***
Annual Equivalency Savings
Homes****
Cooper-Bessemer
16W-330
8,000
1,946
1,765
383
4,105
213
Worthington
MLV-20
8,000
1,480
1,342
291
3,121
162
Cooper-Bessemer
16V-250
5,500
1,338
1,214
263
2,822
146
Clark
TCV-16
5,500
1,249
1,133
246
2,635
137
Worthington
ML-12
3,500
545
495
107
1,150
60
Ingersoll Rand
512KVT
3,000
350
318
69
738
38
Ingersoll Rand
412KVSR
2,600
352
319
69
742
38
Cooper-Bessemer
GMW-10
2,500
843
765
166
1,779
92
Cooper-Bessemer
GMVH-10
2,250
482
437
94
1,016
53
Clark
HBA-8
2,050
426
386
83
898
47
Worthington
SUTC-16
2,000
514
466
101
1,083
56
Clark
TLA-6
2,000
454
412
89
958
50
Ingersoll Rand
412KVG
1,320
308
279
60
650
34
AJAX
DPC-2804
800
48
43
9
101
5

* Based on 4,500 operating hours/year, 930BTU/ft3 fuel
** Average passenger car generates 10 Tons CO2e/year (EPA)

ELIMINATION OF HAZARDOUS PROCESSES

Cooper created better products and eliminated hazardous chrome- and tin-plating processes by developing new plating processes for our power pistons and cylinders. Chrome plating is hazardous for the environment, uses toxic acid baths and produces hazardous byproducts, which may cause various health conditions and pollution risks. Similar concerns apply to tin plating.

We eliminated chrome plating by introducing electrolytic hard iron plating to protect and restore power cylinders. It works better and it’s far safer. And our chrome plating of power cylinders allows the customer to repair his cylinders and avoid the expensive and environmentally costly process of attaining newly built parts.

We completely replaced tin plating with dual-coated manganese phosphate and graphite technology for protection of power pistons. This is also a much better process.

Remanufacturing instead of new

Disposal of worn-out engine or compressor parts or outdated compressor packages can be costly and a significant drain on the environment. And building new ones can be even more expensive and detrimental. In order to reduce the environmental impact, repairing parts and repurposing of old compressor packages is the right choice. Cooper is committed to helping our customers extend the life of their equipment and bringing environmentally sustainable solutions to the market.

Besides the environmental impact, component repair and equipment refurbishment also provide our customers significant savings. We inspect and evaluate used cores and remanufacture them to our exacting standards. We operate numerous service locations in the United States and worldwide, each staffed by experienced personnel and equipped to restore parts for all makes of large reciprocating engines and compressors.

The lead times for a used package will be much shorter compared to a newly built package, and our O.E.M. certified refurbished packages carry the same warranties and guarantees as our new compressors. And consider the cost savings and environmental impact of refurbishing a new part or compressor in lieu of building new.

our suite of e.s.g. products

Cooper has a complete suite of products designed to reduce engine emissions, increase efficiency, and eliminate the need for the purchase of newly built products. Every new product and service we bring to the market is conceptualized and designed with some element of sustainability in mind. It is part of our process. It is part of who Cooper is.

QHSE commitment, policies, & Certifications

The safety of our employees and customers, the health of our environment, and the protection of the public are all core values at Cooper. We are committed to delivering the best quality and safest products and services in the industry.

Our zero-injury culture drives every element of our business. Training, prevention, policies, procedures, feedback and continual improvement are all keys to maintaining safety as one of our key metrics.

E.S.G. at Cooper

Helping Our Customers with their journey

NEW HYDROGEN TEST ALERT

COOPER EXPANDS USE OF HYDROGEN FUEL IN AN INTEGRAL ENGINE, TOPPING 30% BY VOLUME

In March 2022, Cooper Machinery Services (Cooper) successfully tested a slow-speed integral engine running on a hydrogen (H2) fuel blend (95% natural gas and 5% hydrogen by volume). This month, Cooper greatly exceeded industry expectations by successfully testing the same engine with a fuel blend of 30% H2 by volume, achieving significant reductions in CO, CO2, THC, and methane emissions.

CleanBurn Plus™ two-stroke AJAX® 2802

Cooper Awarded Enterprise R-3 Engine-Generator Project by the United States Space Force

Houston, TX, September 12, 2022 –(PR.com)– Cooper Machinery Services (Cooper), LLC, a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management, has been awarded a contract by the United States Space Force (U.S.S.F.) to overhaul two of the six backup Enterprise R3 engine-generator sets stationed inside the Cheyenne Mountain Space Force Station in Colorado.