Your compressed air system is, almost literally, the life blood of your facility.  You operation depends on it and any unplanned downtime can be disastrous on many levels. We talked to your technicians and asked them to list five things you can do right now to help prevent an unplanned equipment failure. Take a Look […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

There are so many questions about the future that it is literally impossible to predict what will happen tomorrow, let alone a year or more from now. What if we told you we have a crystal ball, and that we can predict how well your air compressor system will perform long into the future based […]

Occasionally, as knowledgeable and professional as our own technicians are, an installation project comes along that is big enough to require a consultation. In these rare instances, ACS will partner with an engineering firm or other consultants to ensure the job is done correctly. Typically, the company building a new facility will hire an engineering […]

We ask you repeatedly for questions and you never fail to respond. Here’s another list of the questions we see most often, and of course the answers. Q: Why is my air compressor overheating? A: Check your oil level. Add if you find that you need to. If that doesn’t bring your operating temperature down […]

Periodically, we like to answer common questions we get from our clients- who sometimes think they can stump our experts. Some questions are easier than others. Q: What is the difference between “stop-start” and “constant run” and which is better? A: That’s two questions but we’ll allow it. A “stop-start” compressor is equipped with a […]