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How Nitrogen Extends Food Shelf Life

Written on September 15, 2021 at 7:22 AM, by

While oxygen has no shortage of positive effects for our bodies, it can be detrimental to the life of food products. Once it comes in contact with the organic matter we eat, oxygen causes quick deterioration, from turning fats rancid to fostering the growth of undesirable bacteria. To meet consumer demand for longer-lasting products and  Continue Reading »

The Difference Between Belt-Drive and Direct-Drive Air Compressors

Written on August 23, 2021 at 12:29 PM, by

When deciding between a belt-drive or a direct-drive air compressor, price isn’t the only differentiating factor. You must understand the benefits of each and how these can help your business use the unit better. Optimize your business operations by choosing the most cost-effective, best-performingair compressor to suit the way you work. Table of Contents Belt-Drive  Continue Reading »

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 »

The Difference Between Air and Water Aftercoolers

Written on August 10, 2021 at 7:42 AM, by

Aftercoolers are among the most effective systems for heat exchange available, although finding the right type of aftercooler for your air compressor can be challenging. There are many variables to consider, including cooling efficacy, operation costs and the amount of space available in your workspace. One type of aftercooler might even be more appropriate than  Continue Reading »

The Benefits of On-Site Nitrogen Generation for Breweries

Written on May 3, 2021 at 9:34 AM, by

Beer has been produced in one form or another for centuries. While many of the ingredients, such as hops, grain, and yeast, have remained the same, the production processes have changed constantly with technology. From larger equipment to automation, technology has revolutionized the way we brew beer today. One such technology is on-site nitrogen generation.  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 »