Compressed Air Filtration There is a common misconception among some air compressor owners that the process of taking in and compressing air removes dirt and dust all by itself. This is just not true and adhering to that thinking leaves a mess which can affect the operation of your unit. The cure involves keeping your […]

Moisture is the enemy.  If you’re paying attention at all to the air compressor you have installed and this blog, you know that for a fact. Keeping the compressed air you utilize moisture-free is critical to the lifespan of your compressor and the well-being and operation of your facility. There are two predominant ways you […]

Your air compressor is a critical part of your facility and if it fails for any reason, your bottom line is affected.  Let’s take a look at two common air compressor issues you might experience and how you can treat the problem (potentially) yourself. Air compressor is really loud. Once you begin operating an air […]

While we’re not suggesting that these are the only steps you need to take to keep your compressor humming along, we will say that if you do these three things regularly your unit is more likely to last longer and keep your facility supplied with the compressed air it needs to function. Change your air […]

At some point, you’re going to ask yourself if it’s time to upgrade your air compressor and when that time comes you may want to consider an upgrade to a rotary screw unit. And, rightfully so, you’re going to have questions. A rotary screw air compressor uses two helical screws to compress air.  It’s slightly […]

It’s a new year, and while everyone is rededicating themselves to fitness, or diet, or professional goals – let’s rededicate ourselves to making sure your air compressor keeps ticking, shall we? We’re sure you’re conducting daily maintenance checks (right?) but since you rely on your compressor – heavily – let’s take a little extra effort […]

We get a lot of questions about air compressors – and that’s a good thing – after all it’s what we do. Let’s take a look at some of the best questions we’ve received over the past few weeks. Q: If I was only to do one thing to ensure my air compressor lasts a […]

Pop quiz: what is the only pharmaceutical drug actually manufactured in hospitals and health care facilities? Answer: Medical grade compressed air. Medical air is used in just about every area of a hospital and is administered to patients who need inhaled medications and anesthesia, while patients are under anesthesia, for treatment of respiratory conditions, and […]

If you are in the market for a new air compressor system, we’d like you to think about two key words: plan ahead. In this case, “plan ahead” actually means three different things. For starters, think about your capacity, what you will be asking your air compressor to do.  Then, get out your crystal ball […]

Many facilities and people who work around compressed air tend to take it for granted.  You turn it on, or activate the tool or machine you are using, and it’s just there.  It’s that reliable. What can’t be overlooked about compressed air, is the inherent danger in working around it.  If used properly, with common […]