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Category Archives: Air Compressors

The Difference Between Rotary Vane & Rotary Screw Compressors

Written on August 11, 2021 at 6:22 AM, by

When deciding on a new air compressor, you may consider both rotary vane compressors and rotary screw compressors for their similar benefits. Compared to other types of compressors, these are both relatively easy to install and maintain. They are also quieter than piston compressors and compact enough to fit in a smaller space. Additionally, both  Continue Reading »

What Is the Ideal Temperature for Compressed Air Equipment?

Written on April 8, 2021 at 4:52 AM, by

Your company’s compressed air equipment is a foundational part of your business operations. You rely on it to help you create your products and meet customer demands. That’s why compressed air equipment maintenance is a necessity. With proper care, this crucial equipment can give your business many more years of efficient, reliable performance. One of  Continue Reading »

Winemaking — the Secret Ingredient for Success

Written on January 26, 2021 at 6:21 AM, by

Many ingredients go into the wine you make, including the grapes you cultivate, the nutrients that help them grow, the yeast that aids fermentation and the oxygen and nitrogen that help refine your wine. There’s yet another secret ingredient you’ll need for best results — the right equipment, such as air compressor equipment, to make  Continue Reading »

8 Ways to Prevent Downtime on a Compressed Air System

Written on January 26, 2021 at 5:57 AM, by

If you manage a business or industrial plant, you know the importance of keeping your equipment up and running. If your compressed air systems fail, you can’t run your equipment. And if you don’t have a backup, your production screeches to a halt, so you can’t make the products your customers depend on. Fortunately, the  Continue Reading »

Compressor Air Leaks Are Costing You More Than You Think

Written on November 16, 2020 at 9:00 AM, by

The compressed air for your facility could account for anywhere from 10%-30% of your facility’s electrical costs. Meanwhile, 76% of your compressor’s lifetime cost comes from the electricity it uses. With such a considerable portion of your energy bill on the line, you must root out inefficiencies. Air compressor leaks waste energy, maybe more than you realize. Even  Continue Reading »

A 101 Guide to Air Compressor Condensation and Moisture

Written on October 14, 2020 at 4:51 PM, by

If you’re noticing unusual moisture and condensation in your compressed air system, you may have a lot of questions. Namely, why is it happening, and how can you fix it? If you’re in an environment that demands 100% moisture-free compressed air, you need a solution fast. Excess condensation in an air compressor can also cause  Continue Reading »

Traditional Oil or Synthetic Lubricant — Which Is Better for My Air Compressor?

Written on October 1, 2020 at 9:29 AM, by

If your company is one of the 70% of manufacturing facilities that use compressed air as a substantial portion of their operations, you know lubrication is essential for helping industrial air compressors maintain optimal performance and longevity. The choice of conventional or synthetic lubricant should be weighed carefully, though. In this guide, we’ll discuss some pros  Continue Reading »

6 Signs Your Air Compressor Pressure Is Too High or Too Low

Written on September 28, 2020 at 8:37 PM, by

When you use an industrial air compressor, making sure it has the right air pressure is critical. Some operators believe running a compressor at relatively high pressure improves performance, but the opposite is true. Operating an air compressor at an air pressure above your performance requirements guzzles power, makes your compressor less efficient, decreases productivity and  Continue Reading »

8 Warning Signs You Need Your Compressor or Dryer Rebuilt

Written on January 16, 2020 at 4:19 PM, by

A good air compressor and dryer system can be a valuable asset to many different kinds of businesses. Many facilities depend on them for continued operation, so a reliable compressor is essential. If your compressor system goes down, it can be costly, significantly affecting your productivity and bottom line. Keeping compressors and dryers well-maintained is  Continue Reading »

Three Benefits of Compressor Control Systems

Written on December 31, 2019 at 3:59 PM, by

If your building or warehouse depends on compressed air for daily operation, a compressor control system could save you money and time. Keep reading to learn more about the advantages of air compressor control, as well as the difference between a centralized and distributed control system. Table of Contents Compressor Control System: Overview and Uses  Continue Reading »