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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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.