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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 [...]

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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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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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ELGi’s Air Compressor for Production Lines Brewery

Industrial Air Compressors for Production Lines & Breweries

An air compressor is crucial for the success of a brewery when it comes to bottling, packaging, and labeling. An air compressor for production lines

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Compressed Air Myth Busters

How much do you really know about compressed air? Our friends at ELGi Compressor put together some of the most common myths to set the facts straight. Myth: Compressed air is not desirable source of power Fact: When properly applied, compressed air can be the best choice. It's a safe, clean source of power that is easy [...]

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What is a 2 Stage Air Compressor

The main difference between single and two stage compressors is the number of times the air gets compressed between the inlet valve and the tool nozzle. In a single stage compressor, the air is compressed once; in a two stage compressor, the air is compressed twice for double the pressure. By increasing the number of [...]

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Overview : ELGi Single Stage Air Compressors

ELGi Compressor’s Single Stage series are designed for optimum efficiency while requiring minimum maintenance to meet your demands of compressed air. These compressors are recommended for applications that would require duty cycle less than 70% . For duty cycle higher than 70% , we would recommend our lubricated screw air compressor. Applications Light Manufacturing Auto Service/Gas [...]

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Compressed Air Systems 101

    What is Compressed Air? Air at greater than atmospheric pressure- usually 100 pounds over atmospheric pressure- or 100 PSIG. P.S.I.G means pounds per square inch gauge. Air that has been compressed above atmospheric pressure will return to atmospheric pressure when released. Therefore; compressed air is STORED ENERGY! The amount of this stored energy […]

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