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What Material Should I Use for Compressed Air Piping?

Customers often ask us what type of piping they should use in their compressed air system. There’s quite a variety on the market so it’s easy to see why the choice could be overwhelming. In an effort to help you make an educated decision, we’ve compiled a list of the most common materials. Aluminum Pipe [...] Read More
Single stage vs two stage air compressor

What’s the Difference Between a Single Stage & Two Stage Air Compressor?

If you're in the market for a new air compressor, you may be wondering if you should purchase a single stage or 2 stage compressor, and more importantly, what's the difference between the two? Single Stage vs. Two Stage Air Compressor The main difference between a single and 2 stage air compressor is the number [...] Read More
Compressed air pipe systems

Compressed Air Pipe Systems: A User’s Guide

When organizing a shop floor, planning the compressed air pipe system is often one of the last considerations. Environmental conditions and factory equipment requirements often outrank the plan to simplify supply lines. People don't worry too much about the layout of the piping system because it seems rather straightforward - simply attach a compressor to an [...] Read More
Air compressor maintenance Grand Rapids, Detroit, Lansing, Traverse City, Kalamazoo, Ann Arbor

Industrial Air Compressor Preventative Maintenance and Common Mistakes

When it comes to your industrial air compressor, standard maintenance is simply not enough. To make sure things continue to run smoothly and avoid unexpected downtime, it's crucial to have an air compressor maintenance program that prevents — rather than reacts to — problems with the air compressor and its components. Unfortunately, air compressor maintenance [...] Read More
Increasing Air Compressor Efficiency in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Lansing

8 Tips for Increasing Air Compressor Efficiency

Increasing air compressor efficiency is something we all want to achieve, especially if your system is exposed to varying elements as the seasons change. As part of a process referred to as weatherization, compressor maintenance experts suggest biannual inspections of various areas throughout the entire compressed air system.

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Compressed air audit, energy asessment

Compressed Air Audit Results in Huge Savings

Case Study: Eimo Technologies When Eimo Technologies, an injection molding, assembly, and tooling center partnered with us for an energy assessment and compressed air audit, the results were astonishing. Throughout our assessment, we discovered that undersized piping in this facility caused increased power consumption, increased oil carryover, and unstable air pressure throughout the plant. Increasing [...] Read More
Energy efficient air compressor and energy efficient lighting for a free energy audit

A Tooling Company is Increasing Profits by Reducing Energy Costs

Case Study: Sunset Tool Inc. Michigan Air Solutions has once again teamed up with EE LED Supply to install more energy efficient air compressor equipment and lighting which will save Sunset Tool over 250,000 kilowatt hours per year, and $32,800 annually. Sunset Tool also received over $25,000 in rebates and incentives from Indiana Michigan Power [...] Read More
Energy efficient air compressor equipment and lighting

A Filtration Company Increased Profits & Reduced Costs with Energy Efficient Air Compressor Equipment and Lighting

Case Study: Imerys Perlite Michigan Air Solutions teamed up with EE LED Supply and to install more energy efficient air compressor equipment and lighting at the Imerys Perlite facility, which will save over 400,000 kWh per year, and $30,000 annually. Imerys also received over $32,259 in rebates and incentives from Indiana Michigan Power Company and Michigan Air Solutions [...] Read More
Consumers Energy Efficient Compressed Air

Michigan Air Wins Two Compressed Air Awards from Consumers Energy

We're pleased to announce that Michigan Air Solutions has received the 2017 Compressed Air Top Savings award and the Compressed Air Most Applications award from Consumers Energy Business Efficiency Program. The compressed air program is designed to provide special incentives to industrial customers with compressed air systems installed in their facilities. The program gives customers [...] Read More
Winterizing your air compressor

Should You Winterize Your Air Compressor System?

As temperatures drop and the snow begins to fall, now is the time to inspect and look at winterizing your air compressor to ensure it will be in good condition for the colder months ahead. Air Compressor Maintenance to Keep Your System Weatherized We recommend biannual maintenance in preparation for extreme temperatures, one in late [...] Read More
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