Across industries, costs are rising. Most notably. Energy costs are becoming more and more expensive each year, and they don’t show any signs of slowing down. Because of this trend, designing and maintaining an energy-efficient compressed air system is crucial to saving money across the board. In this post, we’ll discuss our recommendations for the…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Some electrical practices are intuitively well understood by the technically minded. You don’t want too much moisture, for instance, or to use an ungrounded outlet. Other considerations may not be as obvious, for example pneumatic tools may generate static electricity, which can ignite fumes and flammable vapors present in the environment Care should always be…

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