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Posts Tagged ‘Rotary Screw Air Compressors’

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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Rotary Screw vs. Reciprocating Compressors

It can be a daunting task to pick the right air compressor for your expensive equipment. One of the first things you’re going to stumble upon is whether you should use a rotary screw or a reciprocating air compressor but the good news is, they can both be advantageous in different realms. Now we just…

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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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FAQ: Oil over Helium

Compressing Helium for Cryogenic Applications To utilize helium gas for refrigeration, impurities must be filtered out first. To filter helium gas, the same methods that are used to filter compressed air can be used to filter oil out of helium. Before using equipment to complete this process, modifications need to be made to make it…

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FAQ: How Do Rotary Screw Compressors Work?

In the industrial marketplace, you’re bound to find rotary air compressors everywhere. In fact, they are the most widely used type of air compressor over all other kinds of compressors. They provide a continuous flow of compressed air, which especially useful for precise applications, and are extremely quiet as well. They are very energy efficient…

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FAQ: The Importance of Clean and Dry Compressed Air

We’ve talked about the importance of using aftercoolers and coalescing filters recently; however, you may still be wondering: why is clean, dry compressed air essential for a smoothly-running operation? Here are a few of the reasons: Because compressed air is vital to the manufacturing processes of companies across industries, ensuring that the air you’re using…

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FAQ: What You Need To Know About Air Compressor Lubrication

If your facility relies on a compressed air system to power pneumatic tools or for other applications, protecting your air compressor from damage and performing preventative maintenance is a top priority. For every hour the system is down, your operation is losing money. Air compressor lubrication is one of the vital elements of keeping the…

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FAQ: Compressed Air Energy-Efficiency Tips For Every System

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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