Consider your condensate drain.  It’s possibly the most overlooked element in your compressed air system, yet arguably among the top three most important parts of your compressed air system. Regardless of how much you have spent for your system, aa few dollars smore for an efficient, reliable drain can make or break your compressor. We […]

At its most basic, an air compressor is actually pretty simple. A main unit, some piping, and a tank and you’re in business. Of course, we know the system is a little more complicated than that, and you have the ability to accessorize your system based on the specific needs of your facility. Let’s start […]

Like any large piece of equipment, your facility’s air compressor requires some specific training- not just for those who work with it directly every day, but for those who regularly work near the unit itself or who work with the compressed air it produces. That’s why Air Components and Systems offers safety training for clients […]

You work hard to maintain your compressed air system, but don’t forget your drains. When the weather gets humid, like it’s about to, your air compressor system works overtime removing moisture from the air it sends through your facility. This moisture has to go somewhere, and since it’s not necessarily squeaky clean, it can leave […]

Purchasing a compressed air system for your facility can be a complicated venture, one that we can absolutely help you with step-by-step. But once you’ve purchased the perfect system for your facility, you must consider installation and everything that involves.  That’s why we’re here. Your Air Components experience doesn’t end with the purchase, we can […]

Compressed air as we know it powers your business, runs equipment and provides you with another energy source you rely on to make things happen. There are other uses for compressed air – on a smaller scale, perhaps – that affect us outside of your plant nearly every day. Examples of compressed air at work […]

Some compressed air systems, maybe yours, are large enough and employ multiple compressors.  If your compressed air demand changes from day to day, an uncontrolled system could produce too much air and that could get expensive. How, then, do you manage a multiple compressor system efficiently? With a central controller, that’s how.  One controller that […]

Your air compressor system has been humming along, faithfully supplying your facility with the fuel on which it runs for a long time, but now, you’re noticing little indications that she may be running out of steam.  How do you know if your air compressor just needs a few repairs, or if it’s time to […]

We mentioned in a previous blog that pressing PVC piping into use in a compressed air system was a bad idea.  Someone asked us why. In spite of PVC pipe’s apparent durability, there are certain things it just falls short of being able to handle. For example, handle compressed air. Implementing PVC pipe in your […]

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 […]