Getting Your Air Compression System to Meet Your Carbon Neutral Goals by Peter Modrow

March 6, 2023 0 Comments

Carbon neutral status has become the mantra in many businesses’ sustainability team. Considered in many ways the holy grail of sustainability, it is achieved when a company’s carbon dioxide emissions are offset by carbon savings elsewhere in the manufacture, use or disposal of the product. Achieving carbon neutrality or achieving any higher-level climate action is […]

Managing Leaks (and everything else) in an Industrial Compressed Air System By Brian Mann

January 18, 2023 0 Comments

Managing a compressed air system is just one of many responsibilities for most industrial facility maintenance teams. Along with the boilers, chillers, cooling towers, wastewater treatment system, the compressed air system is another item that is essential to operations, requiring significant capital and maintenance investments, and commitment of resources to ensure trouble-free operation. On top […]

Importance of Service Intervals and Inspections for Rotary Screw Air Compressors

November 17, 2022 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 […]

Dairy and OIl-Free Compressors

October 25, 2022 0 Comments

“PFFF.” I’m sure you are all familiar with that sound when you first pull back the lid on a pot of yogurt. If you are not careful you can even sometimes get a lively one! It´s a little bit of magic in the form of compressed air, that brings the milk from the cow to […]

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 […]