American companies are losing billions of dollars in lost energy due to wasted energy costs. This likely includes your company. New air compressor models do a tremendous job at increasing energy efficiency but still, only about 15% of the energy created by the compressor system is actually delivered as compressed air. The remaining energy is […]

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 […]

Imagine waking up to a message from your facility’s air compressor that one of the filters needs cleaning, or that something more severe is about to occur. It’s more than just a dream, it’s happening with air compressors you can monitor remotely, with a 24/7 stream of information that lets you know exactly how your […]

As with any mechanical system, your air compressor is subject to occasional hiccups- problems not quite big enough to shut the system down, but not small enough that you can afford to ignore them. Here are three trouble-some issues that could pop up in your system that will need to be addressed. Decreased pressure- Your […]

As we discuss a lot in this blog, there are some things you can do on your own to ensure your air compressor system lasts a good long time- as it was built to. Someone asked us to keep it simple, and give them five things you can do right now to lengthen the life […]

There are two truths about air compressors.  One: you probably can’t operate your facility without it, and two: it generates heat.  A lot of it. Heat is the mortal enemy of an air compressor and it must be dealt with or it can cause plenty of problems- from reliability to performance and heat can even […]

You can buy the latest and greatest thing but if you don’t use it properly, it might as well be a doorstop. The same is true of air compressors- the best units, filters, tanks and dryers won’t do you any good if you don’t install them properly.  Proper installation of your air compressor system makes […]

One of the most important parts of your air compressor operation- the system with your air compressor system, if you will- is the piping.  It’s literally the delivery mechanism, taking the compressed air where you need it, when you need it, in hopefully the exact amount of pressure you need. But that’s where, sometimes, your […]

At the very end of every one of these blog entries, we ask you to bring your questions to our experts- and you absolutely do your part.  We’re dipping into the ACS Mailbag for this entry. Q: What pipe is necessary to minimize pressure loss in a facility? A:  Generally, you can count on losing […]

Every installation of a new air compressor system is different, we rarely see the same circumstances twice and sometimes we have to jump through some significant hoops to get the job done.             For example, one of our clients was expanding quickly and identified a need for additional compressed air support. While the client approached […]