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Category Archives: Air Compressors

How to Read an Air Compressor Pressure Gauge

Written on May 17, 2018 at 9:37 AM, by

You finally have the right air compressor for your industrial application, and it seems to be working great. However, unless you understand how to read the pressure gauge on an industrial air compressor, you can’t really know if it’s doing the job it’s supposed to. If it’s not, you may not find out before it’s  Continue Reading »

What’s the Difference Between a Lubricated & Oil-Free Air Compressor?

Written on May 16, 2018 at 9:19 AM, by

The Titus Company offers a wide range of air compressors to meet the different needs of various industries and companies. One choice you can make when deciding on an air compressor is whether you want a lubricated air compressor or an oil-free air compressor. What is the difference between the two, and which is right  Continue Reading »

Tips for Protecting Your Air Compressor During the Summer

Written on May 16, 2018 at 9:18 AM, by

If air compressors are important to your business, it’s extremely important to understand how important it is to protect an air compressor during the summer. Heat can have a dramatic effect on air compressors, and to protect an air compressor from the heat, you need to understand heat’s effects. How Does Heat Affect Air Compressors?  Continue Reading »

Tips for Maximizing Your Air Compressor’s Efficiency & Reducing Costs

Written on May 12, 2018 at 9:21 AM, by

Most industries rely on compressed air as a means of powering their most essential tools. Air compressors provide the punch necessary to drive impactors, drills and other equipment on assembly lines, which is why making sure they’re functioning at optimal performance is one of the best ways to reduce your company’s air compressor maintenance costs.  Continue Reading »

Should I Invest in a Backup Air Compressor?

Written on April 24, 2018 at 8:45 AM, by

If you use air compressors in your business, you may not have considered investing in a backup air compressor. After all, an air compressor is a pretty expensive investment, and having one sitting around doing nothing may not seem so healthy for your bottom line. However, there are considerable benefits to having a backup air  Continue Reading »

The Importance of Preventative Maintenance for Air Compressors

Written on April 9, 2018 at 8:43 AM, by

Do you need preventative maintenance for an air compressor system? The answer is yes. An air compressor is a machine, and all machines require regular maintenance if they are going to work their best. Proper air compressor preventive maintenance can help reduce air compressor downtime, identify potential problems before a big repair becomes necessary and  Continue Reading »

What Does Standard Cubic Feet Per Minute (SCFM) Mean for Air Compressors?

Written on March 23, 2018 at 8:42 AM, by

If you work with air compressors in your industry, you must be familiar with the term SCFM, or standard cubic feet per minute. This is a critical measurement when it comes to air compressors. What does SCFM mean? If you’re new to the world of air compressors or are taking a greater role in your  Continue Reading »

Why Is Dew Point Important for Air Compression?

Written on February 10, 2018 at 8:32 AM, by

Do you need to concern yourself with dew point when managing air compressors for your business? It will depend upon your particular industry, but for many, careful monitoring of the dew point, or controlling the dew point with compressed air dryers, can be extremely important. So, why is dew point important for air compression? Dew  Continue Reading »

Air Compressors Buying Guide

Written on November 29, 2017 at 8:02 AM, by

Compressed air is a source of power used in many industrial sectors, and it has distinguished itself from other energy resources for its safety, flexibility and convenience. Most often used to power pneumatic tools, it’s known for providing smooth transitions with more uniform force. It also offers a higher power-to-weight ratio than other sources of  Continue Reading »