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Posts Tagged ‘air compressor repair’

Incredible Wayfair Piping Job

Wayfair, the huge online retailer, has been a great customer of ours for many years! We manage the air compressors at multiple locations. This particular success story is about us installing 4200 linear feet of pipe with 7 drops. The facility itself is 1.2 million square feet. There aren’t that many facilities around our state…

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Welded Contactors Nightmare

A few years back we received a down call from a customer that had just purchased a brand new unit from us. We were told that they had hit the start button but were having issues so they tried to troubleshoot it themselves and felt like they broke it since the compressor was now tripping…

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Gun Manufacturer Learns Tough Lesson

We have an awesome customer in the gun manufacturing industry. Most of the folks at our company are gun advocates, hunters, and enthusiasts, so this customer is someone we get excited about working with. A few years back we replaced his old Ingersoll Rand rotary screw air compressor with a Kaishan rotary screw. While replacing…

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Regular Maintenance for your Air Compressor – What to check?

Whether you have a rotary screw air compressor, piston/reciprocating compressor, or any other type of compressor – servicing and regular maintenance are vital to keep your system up and running. Periodic repairs and maintenance are crucial for your air compressor. So, when exactly should you service your air compressor and what should you be looking…

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Negligence Can Lead To Compressor Fires – True Story

Back in 2006 I was a newly promoted service manager when I received an after hours call from our largest customer. The customer told me that one of his compressors had started a fire and half of the large compressor room was destroyed. The fire department was still in the process of extinguishing the fire,…

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Ventilation For Your Air Compressors

Has your compressor been shutting down without any known cause? Could poor ventilation be the culprit behind the shutdowns? Compressors generate an immense amount of heat and overheating is one of the most common reasons for compressors shutting down. Lack of proper ventilation leads to air compressors shutting down and can also result in your…

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Airend Rebuild – Our Favorite Story

We have been servicing and repairing rotary screw air compressors for almost 17 years. The head of Facilities & Maintenance contacted our company to come look at his compressed air and vacuum systems to provide them with an estimate to take over the preventive maintenance. They had become frustrated with their provider and was interested…

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Warranty Voided

Unfortunately we’ve been seeing a lot of manufacturers refuse warranty on their air compressors because the air compressor didn’t meet all the maintenance requirements set by the manufacturer. Most air compressor manufacturers including Quincy, Hertz, Sullair, Ingersoll Rand, Atlas Copco, Ozen, etc. require certain criteria to be met for them to hold up the warranty.…

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Air Compressor Oil Analysis

Oil Analysis is an extremely important part of taking care of your air compressor. It is a preventive maintenance procedure that helps identify future problems before they arise. It’s kind of like a blood test for your air compressor. It helps you find current issues that can become costly problems in the future. Oil analysis…

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