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?
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
So, you have purchased a new compressor. You have tried it and found that you absolutely love it. Now that all the excitement has subsided, you realize that you have no idea as to what you should do about your old one. Don’t worry about it! Here are some excellent options for you: If you … Continue reading What Should You Do with Your Old Compressor?
Air compressors are used at about 70% of all manufacturers, whether it’s for powering up their machine tools, spray painting, material handling, separation equipment, and more. One of the reasons it is preferred by many is the convenience and safety of using air instead of electricity as a resource. An air compressor can work … Continue reading What You Should Look for in a Compressor Before Buying
You may have heard somewhere that for industrial plants, compressed air is among the most expensive utilities and that it quite a poor way to transmit energy to your industrial machines. However, it is not likely that you would convert all your industrial tools and machines to direct-drive electric just for energy efficiency’s sake. Whatever … Continue reading How to Optimize Your Compressed Air System (Part I)
For big industrial plants, one of the biggest considerations they have to make when choosing a rotary screw compressor is whether they should go with a water-cooled or an air-cooled unit. Well, both of these versions have their own advantages and disadvantages. Generally, majority of the rotary screw compressors installed are air-cooled. They are, … Continue reading Air-Cooled Vs. Water-Cooled Compressor
For those who have been using air compressors for years now, the task of connecting air tools can be quite simple. But for someone who is new in the game, the whole thing could seem like a mystery. This post intends to solve just that for you. Most air compressors come with a discharge … Continue reading How to Connect Your Air Tools
Do you plug the line to the pressure switch? If you do, then you are making a big mistake without knowing. Doing this will prevent your compressor from working properly. Of course you do not want that to happen because that means you will have to spend money to buy a new one that you … Continue reading Major Compression Mistake You Probably Don’t Know You’re Making
You may have been considering installing or moving your air compressor outside. Your prime reason could be because you want to save space. Or perhaps you are wondering whether that would be better for your compressed air system or not. Whatever your reason may be, there are some considerations that you need to make first … Continue reading Should You Install Your Compressor Outside?
Every year, it seems like the kind of weather we have gets more extreme, especially the winters. Now as the colder weather approaches, we need to brace ourselves. To prepare for that polar level of temperature, we need to have our air compressor inspected to make sure that it will be functioning well the whole … Continue reading Winterize Your Air Compressor System