The Compressor is used to compress plates for use. Look below for details.
The Compressor has a 3x3 grid like a crafting table,only that you need to place 2 ingots of a type to compress it.
It needs to be fueled by coal or any other normal fuel.
Compressed steel:Place 1 compressed iron and 2 coal to get this.
Compressed bronze:place 1 compressed copper and 1 compressed tin to get this.
Compressed Desh and Compressed Meteoric Iron:You only need 1 of the ingots to compress it.Yay!
There is an electric version of the compressor. You can craft 2 compressed versions of the ingots at a time with it.
Craft this in a Crafting Table.