Category: Filters

How to Tell When Your Compressed Air System Needs New Filters

The air filter for compressor.

Using clean dry air is beneficial for compressed air systems in many ways.  It will reduce wear and tear and maintenance required for pneumatic tools, machines, and devices used in the manufacturing environment and help maintain product quality and consistency.  You can reduce machine downtime by having the proper filtration system in place while also […]

Optimizing Your Air Compression System Reduces Costs 

Industrial Air Compressor

Operating an air compression system consumes a significant amount of energy, so any improvements in efficiency will result in a better bottom line. For this reason, it is beneficial to evaluate and maintain your air system on a regular basis. In addition to ensuring that your air compression system uses less energy, regular evaluations and […]

OEM Air Compressor Replacement Parts Provide Long-Term Benefits

Whether you simply need to change an inlet filter or an oil filter or you’ve had a mechanical failure and need a replacement part for your air compressor, you not only want to obtain the part quickly, but you want it to meet the performance level of the original so you can get back to […]

Accessorizing Your Air Compressor to Improve Efficiency

Industrial Air Compressor System in boiler room

Air compressors may come with all the essential accessories, or…they may not. In other cases, an air compressor may not be working the way it should be because an accessory is in disrepair, in need of a replacement or was never added to the system. Either way, your compressed air system should be supported by […]

Using ISO 8573-1:2010 to Ensure Compressed Air Purity Levels

Often called “the fourth utility,” compressed air systems are used throughout the manufacturing industry and serve many functions within a facility. They drive pneumatic equipment used on items such as conveyors that move product from place to place; run tools, machines and other equipment essential to production and power packaging systems that keep finished product […]

What Are the Components of a Compressed Air System?

When you first think of a compressed air system, you likely think of an air compressor first. However, there are many different components within a compressed air system that can make your applications more efficient and reliable. It’s not only important to select the right air compressor but to select the right parts and accessories […]

When Do Air Compressors Need Filters?

Seventy percent of all manufacturers use some type of compressed air system. Air compressors produce tighter, and more pressurized air to generate a steady stream of airflow. This airflow is then used to power a variety of tools, assembly lines, and pneumatic equipment. Compressed air is crucial to many industrial and manufacturing processes. If contaminated, […]

How to Remove Contaminants in Compressed Air

Today, virtually all industrial chemical processes use or interact with compressed air systems. Air compression is required in most processes, whether to add texture to products, dry sterilized equipment, divert items and ingredients along the assembly line, or perform a whole range of other tasks. Throughout all these processes that use compressed air systems, contamination […]

How Contaminants In Compressed Air Can Affect Processes

Contaminants can be introduced to your compressed air system through many mediums. Liquids like water and oil, solid particles, and vapor can cause contamination and affect production processes if precautions aren’t taken. Why is contamination such a concern? Contaminants can wreak havoc on not only your compressed air system and parts, but they can endanger […]

Basic Components of Compressed Air Systems

Compressed air is widely used in various industries due to its availability and ease of use. It is often known as the fourth utility, following electricity, natural gas, and water. But did you know that the idea of using compressed air to transmit energy began as early as the 1800s? During this period, metal manufacturing […]