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Lubricated or Oil-Free Compressors?

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When it comes to selecting the best industrial compressor, businesses need to take into consideration their industry’s level of air purity and decide between Oil-Lubricated or Oil-Free.

The Right Compressor for the Medical Industry

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Compressed Air systems are absolutely necessary to the Medical Industry. Not only are compressors used to power tools, but they are also used to provide air for patients in need. As you can imagine, this means that medical air compressors need to be able to distribute pure and uncontaminated supplies of air. Choosing the right […]

7 Steps to JHFoster Repair Process

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JHFoster can repair your Compressed Air, Automation, and Robotic systems in seven simple steps. As a result, we dedicate ourselves to providing you with fast, efficient, and reliable customer service. Don’t let your system cost you money with expensive downtime. Let us help you repair your system. Find out what our 7 Steps to the […]

The Craft Brewer’s Guide to Air Compressors

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Everything you need to know about air compressors in your brewery can be found in this guide. Many breweries are using an air compressor they believe to be saving them money. Your initial investment is not the only concern for cost, however. The wrong air compressor could cause inefficiencies leading to higher energy costs and […]

Types of Pneumatic System Components

Pneumatic System Components

By definition, pneumatic movement means “the use of gas flowing under pressure to transmit power from one location to another”. Pneumatics is the use of pressurized gas that enables motion and that force or motion…

What Are Five Areas of Focus When Installing Compressed Air Equipment

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Maybe you’re in the market to purchase compressed air equipment. Or, maybe you currently have your unit and are curious about proper installation, staying under warranty, and meeting installation codes. We get it. We know there’s a lot to consider, especially if you are installing compressed air equipment for the first time. Have no fear. […]

Why Should You Focus on Your ISO Specs?

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Depending on what your industry’s goal is, it’s important to use ISO standards in your facility. We know the world’s largest creator and publisher of international standards as ISO (International Standards Organization). The standard has nine separate parts relating to the quality (or purity) of compressed air. In 1991, ISO created the 8573 compressed air […]

Do You Need A Variable Speed Drive Compressor?

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Compressed air is critical to a wide range of functions within manufacturing. Poorly designed and maintained compressed air systems account for significant energy losses and waste every year. You may require a variable speed drive compressor. This makes sense not only in the economic world, but also when considering how to produce compressed air and […]

What Could An Ultrasonic Leak Detection Audit Save You?

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Compressed air typically accounts for 10 to 15 percent of a company’s total energy bill. Find out if your compressor is wasting energy with an Ultrasonic Leak Detection Audit. Likely, you don’t think about compressed air very often. It’s always there, working behind the scenes, yet most companies have no idea how much it costs […]