Month: June 2017

Tips for selecting the right air compressor

Selecting the right air compressor for your application is critical. When choosing which air compressor will best fit your needs, ask yourself this simple question: Can my product or application be contaminated by even a drop of oil? Yes – Use a 100% oil-free compressor. Do not risk your production with a compressor reliant on filters that may or may not work. Oil-free air compressors were specifically designed to run without the use of oil and eliminate the risk of contamination. No – Use an oil-flooded compressor. When using construction tools, oil is needed to keep the tool lubricated...

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PET bottle plants are growing, but what happens when…

The water bottle market continues to grow.  More and more people are drinking bottled water every day.  So that means there are more water bottle plants than ever before.  And these plants are stretched to the max to keep up with the growing demand.  Some bottling plants can make and fill thousands of bottles an hour.  Downtime is not an option.   Even a few hours of lost production can be painful.  Even more painful is realizing you have no back-up plan for when your bottle plants air system goes down.  Fire drill time.  How much air do we need?  What...

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