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How to Take Care of Your Pneumatic Tools

Your air tools will perform so much better when they are properly maintained. Despite being powerful tools, they also need a bit of TLC from time to time. Make the most out of your pneumatic tools with these maintenance tips! Read the entry below to know more.
⦁ Handle with care and respect
The best maintenance tip you can learn is to handle your pneumatic tools with care and respect every single time. When it comes to your tools, prevention is always better than cure. Use them carefully and accordingly to avoid breaking and unnecessary strains.
⦁ Lubricate
Owners of pneumatic tools know how important oiling is. Properly lubricating your tools will allow the gears to work smoothly with one another – without grinding!
Neglecting to properly lubricate your pneumatic tools care lead to irreversible damage that could have otherwise been prevented. Make a habit of properly lubricating your tools, ASAP!
⦁ Cleanliness is key
Aside from oiling, the next most important maintenance tip we will teach you cleaning. Dirt and grime that builds up can potentially dull and break your tools altogether. Make sure to properly clean your tools after every use to avoid dirt to build up.
⦁ Give it a good hard look
It is always a good idea to give your pneumatic tools a good hard look from time to time. Make sure to watch out for loose screws that can potentially cause leaks –making them inefficient.
⦁ Clear passageways
IF you notice your tools are lacking the powerful punch is normally gives, chances are there is something dislodged in the passageway that could be blocking the airflow. Make sure to clean the passageway regularly – especially if you use your pneumatic tool often. Do this with care, as this area can be extremely sensitive and prone to breaking.
⦁ Store them properly
Proper storage is key in preserving your tools in the best state possible. Make sure to find a dry and spacious space for your tools to help them last longer.
These are just a few tips to help you maintain your pneumatic tools. Always keep in mind, the steps you to take to maintain your tools today can benefit you a great deal in the future.
C.E.D Compressed Air Inc. has been providing preventive maintenance services clients since 1986. We provide off site monitoring and repair services that are geared to helping you save on energy and utilities. Get in touch with us by calling   905.839.7043.
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