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10 Tips For Compressed Air Systems Energy Savings

Now more than ever, companies are looking for ways to cut costs. When it comes to air compressors, 70% of the lifetime cost comes from power consumption. So here are some ideas and insights to help you keep your electricity costs down.   LOWER THE PRESSURE We all know that working under pressure can be [...] Read More

Top 5 Tips to Keep Your Air Compressor Running Smoothly

With growing pressure to reduce capital expenditures due to the current economic downturn, and to implement sustainable manufacturing processes, it is imperative that we optimize our compressed air use. Here are 5 essential tips to improve the efficiency of your compressed air system: 1) Start with a Clean Slate – Clean Your Compressor If you [...] Read More

24/7 Air Compressor Services During COVID-19 Shut Down

COVID-19 NOTICE: Michigan Air Solutions will still be a resource with 24/7 air compressor services and sales to some sectors during this shutdown period. As the global effect on coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, Michigan Air Solutions understands the importance that compressed air and vacuum systems play in many essential industries and commercial activities. The recent executive [...] Read More
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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
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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

Industrial Air Compressors – Which One is Right for You?

There are several factors to consider when selecting an industrial air compressor. Factor One: Stationary or Moveable? First, will your compressor remain in one place or will it be moved to several locations. Most industrial air compressors are designed to be stationary, as they are used in one facility. These units, which are larger and [...] Read More
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Reduce Air Compressor Repair with Cellular Connectivity

If you've ever experienced equipment failure you know what it can do to your production schedule. Malfunctioning air compressor systems cause several days of downtime each year, costing companies thousands of dollars, not only in maintenance, but also in reduced productivity. Despite the high costs, air compressor maintenance is typically reactive rather than proactive, costing [...] Read More

Rotary Screw Air Compressor Maintenance Guide

The versatility and ease of use make the rotary screw air compressor a top choice for operations of all sizes, from the largest of manufacturers to private, one-person operations. When well-maintained, a rotary air compressor can perform for thousands of hours. Why Regular Rotary Screw Air Compressor Maintenance Is Important Like all compressor types, rotary screw models [...] Read More
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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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