Resources

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 Spring Cleaning Tips

With a proper maintenance schedule, your air compressor can last for years and provide you thousands of hours of operation. So we’ve created this industrial air compressor maintenance checklist and a full set of tips to keep your air compressor running smoothly.   1. Check Incoming Voltage—Make sure that the incoming voltage on your air compressor [...]

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 [...]