If you are like most people, you’re going to do your research about air compressors before you decide on a particular unit. But what if you do not exactly know what you should look for? These questions can help: 1. Why are you considering purchasing an air compressor? Are you planning to use the air … Continue reading Most Important Compressor Questions to Ask Yourself
Last time, we have discussed how important it is to choose the right compressor for your DIY projects. We talked about the differences of portable and stationary air compressor. We also asked you think about whether you’re going to need a gas-powered or an electrical-powered compressor. By now you probably have already thought about those … Continue reading How to Choose the Right Compressor for Your DIY Projects (Part II)
An air compressor is an important tool in every DIY aficionado’s arsenal. A compressor can help you save time as it powers pneumatic tools that complete tasks that can take a while manually including hammering, nailing, spraying, and sanding in seconds. In addition, when you have an air compressor to take care of what otherwise … Continue reading How to Choose the Right Compressor for Your DIY Project (Part I)
When the topic of discussion is about compressed air and air compressors, people always talk about cooling. It’s because air compression generates heat, so yes, compressor needs to be cooled. Compressed air is always hot… so why do you need a compressed air heater? This is actually because you need to prevent condensation of water … Continue reading Protect Your Equipment Using Compressed Air Heater
It is widely believed that refrigerated compressed air dryers are excellent equipment for removing all the moisture from compressed air. However, condensate can still start if the temperature of the compressed air suddenly drops below the dew point it was dried at originally. Refrigerated compressed air dryers are made to lessen the dew point of … Continue reading Do You Need a Desiccant Type Compressed Air Dryer?
Any commercial or industrial facility that uses air-operated equipment and tools needs a properly working compressed air dryer. This is to remove water vapour from the compressed air. It also prevents condensation from getting in the way of your sensitive equipment’s operation or worse, producing condensation that can cause rusting. Business owners choose to use … Continue reading Refrigerant Air Dryers – What You Need to Know
So you notice that your air compressor will not build pressure. It runs and seems like it’s working just fine. The air pressure in the tank plateaus at certain point, like 40 PSI for instance, and though the unit runs continuously, your compressor just won’t build pressure past that point. This leads to yet another … Continue reading Compressors that Do Not Build Pressure
If you’re running an auto shop, you need to have a dependable air compressor so you can operate efficiently. A lot of auto shop owners and managers look for used air compressors just because air compressors need a sizable investment. It can be risky, for sure, but auto shop owners can also find value with … Continue reading Important Considerations to Make When Buying a Used Air Compressor
Have you ever wondered why suddenly, for no apparent reason, your compressed air system has been down? Now think – have you been performing regular service on your air compressor? Servicing your equipment is crucial because it helps you prevent downtime and ultimately, decreased productivity, too. Preventive maintenance is necessary. It is also much simpler … Continue reading How Often Compressed Air Equipment Should be Serviced
You have already heard of how great rotary screw compressors are but are they the type of compressor you really need? To help you decide, here are some considerations you have to make: HOW LARGE YOUR DEMAND IS Rotary screw air compressors are known for their durability and their ability to handle even large amounts … Continue reading Do You Need a Rotary Screw Air Compressor?