Compressed Air in the Glass Industry

August 4, 2022 0 Comments

It’s something most of us use every single day but don’t necessarily think about it: glass. From flat glass and container glass, to glassware and other glass products, the glass product manufacturing market is abundant. Compressed air is vital in the glass industry, and I will profile how compressed air plays a key role in […]

Compressed Air Piping Recommendations

May 2, 2022 0 Comments

Compressed Air Piping Recommendations April 25, 2022 Brit Thielemann 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. Just […]

Class 0 Oil Free Air vs Technically Oil Free” Air

March 31, 2022 0 Comments

In the oil free rotary screw air compressor world, many terms are  thrown around: oil free, Class 1, “technically oil free,” Class 0, Certified Class 0 and so on. While they may sound similar, there are many differences which should be understood, or the consequences of the wrong solution and technology can be devastating. In […]

Tips to Help Your Industrial Air Compressor Withstand the Summer Heat

March 9, 2022 0 Comments

With summer here, most of us only want to think about sunny days, beaches, barbeques and baseball games. One thing to avoid ‘playing games’ with is your industrial air compressor maintenance. It is important to maintain your air compressor year-round but especially when summer is on the horizon. Hot and humid temperatures can make the […]

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 […]

Laser Cutting With Holtec Nitrogen Generators

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

Sullair Electronic Spiral Valve Technology is a variable capacity control method to efficiently manage changes in compressor demand —reducing the amount of air compressed which in turn reduces energy usage saving you money. Plus, Electronic Spiral Valve Technology helps improve compressor durability and increase air end life by reducing the bearing loads due to variable […]

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 […]