The Compressor is used to craft essential items for higher tier items and machines of IC2 including Carbon Plates, Advanced Alloy and Industrial Diamonds.
The Compressor is a component of the Recycler.
The Compressor needs an input of 2EU/t. It can take 32EU/t before exploding.
Compressors are powered by Rechargable Batteries, Single-Use Batteries or a Direct cable connection to a Power Source.