How To Size a Compressed Air Dryer (SCFM vs ACFM)

December 16, 2021 0 Comments

  All compressed air dryers have a maximum drying capacity expressed in cubic feet per minute (cfm). So to make sure your compressed air system has enough drying capacity, all you need to do is get a dryer with a rated cfm higher than your air compressor’s output cfm and that can handle the compressor’s […]

The Importance of Nitrogen In Laser Cutters

December 15, 2021 0 Comments

Holtec is a global supplier of both PSA and Membrane type nitrogen generators for producing high purity nitrogen gas. Since 1999 we have been designing and manufacturing reliable systems worldwide from our location in St Charles, Missouri, USA (near St. Louis). With broad experience in the field of nitrogen generation, our products are serving industrial […]

What You Can Learn with an Oil Sampling

November 11, 2021 0 Comments

      From a young age we are taught how important it is to complete routine checkups and examinations with a variety of a specialists. For our personal health, this is to monitor changes over time and make more informed decisions about our body, mind and self-care needs. And as we get older, we […]

Sullair Electronic Spiral Valve

September 30, 2021 0 Comments

  As experts in spiral valve technology, Sullair is leading the way on another revolutionary design — the electronic spiral valve. This cutting-edge air end component automatically matches air supply to demand, improving the performance of your compressor and saving you energy and money.  

Why It’s Important to Follow Service Intervals and Inspect Wearable Parts on Rotary Screw Air Compressors

September 3, 2021 0 Comments

When it comes to rotary screw air compressors, it  is important to follow the prescribed service and  maintenance program. A maintenance program is one  of the most critical components of system management,  since so many machines and functions within industrial  facilities rely on compressed air. This helps ensure a  smooth-running operation and helps prevent interruptions  […]

How Does An Air Compressor Work?

May 25, 2021 0 Comments

While a number of compressor types exist—scroll, reciprocating, rotary screw, centrifugal, and more—all air compressors do one thing: compress air. But how do air compressors compress air? Do the different types of compressors compress air differently and if so, how? And why does it matter, anyway? Let’s answer the last question first. Different uses of […]

Industrial Air Compressor Installation Tips

April 30, 2021 0 Comments

So, you’ve determined you need an industrial air compressor for your facility. Whether you’re a first-timer or a veteran, deciding the proper size compressor for your facility, as well as how and where you install your air compressor, is critical to your facility’s success. Next to water, electric and gas, many companies view compressed air […]

Hybrid Manufacturer Cuts Nitrogen Costs

June 22, 2020 0 Comments

Almost by default, hybrid micro-electronic assembly producers have locked themselves into using expensive liquid nitrogen as a source for their inert gas needs. While seam-seal and some other manufacturing procedures admittedly require the 99.99 percent purity of liquid nitrogen,the largest volume of nitrogen, and thus the largest expense, is for inert gas blanketing of assemblies […]


July 3, 2019 0 Comments

What can be measured, can be controlled and a vacuum generator needs to be controlled to get the most out of it. To that end there are some tools that help to monitor the performance of a vacuum generator, we present some. The vacuum gauge in a vacuum generator allows us to measure the pressure. […]


July 3, 2019 0 Comments

Saving energy is vital when thinking about a vacuum generator. There are several options on the market such as Sullair vacuum pumps that have a high efficiency. The difference between a vacuum generator type H and an L, lies in the ability of each to generate vacuum. Let us start with the meaning of the […]