Detroit Compressor

Archive for December 2017

FAQ: 10 Tips To Save Energy Costs For Your Compressed Air System

Did you know that over the lifetime of your compressor, the energy costs to run it will cost several times more than the initial price of the unit? For this reason, monitoring and doing everything you can to save on energy costs is crucial. Here are our top ten tips to save on energy costs…

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FAQ: What You Need To Know About Oil-Free Compressor

Chances are, you’ve probably heard about oil-free air compressors over the last couple of years as they’ve become a staple in the pharmaceutical, laboratory, and electronic industries. There are tangible benefits that oil-free compressors offer over traditional systems, and they are incredibly useful for sensitive applications where contaminates must be kept to a minimum. However,…

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FAQ: Everything You Need To Know About Diesel Portables

Portable air compressors are essential for many jobs and are used extensively in the construction, automotive, and manufacturing industries. They come in many shapes and sizes and can be powered in different ways, the most common being electric and gas-powered. In this post, we’ll be discussing diesel air compressors, including their operation, who they are…

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FAQ: A Quick Guide To Oils and Lubricants

Everyone knows nearly every compressor requires some form of oil or lubricant to operate correctly and keep the gears, bearings and seals in working condition, but which oils, lubricants, and guidelines are the best to keep your compressor running smoothly for years? That’s the question… Let’s start with oil. The first step is to use…

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FAQ: Compressor Air Systems: Not All Piping Is Created Equal

If you have ever set up an air compressor system, you’ll know that piping is one of the most crucial components to keeping the air moving consistently at a constant rate and pressure. If you are using inferior materials, your system can turn into a disaster. In this post, we’ll discuss the best and worst…

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FAQ: Store More, Do More With Air Receiver Tanks

Air receiver tanks are useful addition to your air compressor system, and they are recommended in almost every circumstance. They increase the storage capacity of your compressed air system, and that alone can make them invaluable, but they also do so much more. Air receiver tanks remove temperature fluctuations and reduce the load on other…

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FAQ: The Importance of Proper Filtration

Clean air is essential to the functioning of your compressor. If you think the compression process obliterates the dirt, dust, water and oil particles which make their way through the intake vent, you’ve got another thing coming. When that junk gets into your equipment, it combines to form a mess of gunky residue which seriously…

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