Ashley Oberkirch

What You Need to Know About Air Compressor Duty Cycles

Posted on: August 11, 2020

Air compressors are purchased for different reasons by a wide range of companies and independent craftspeople. In some cases, a customer might expect to get a continuous duty cycle air compressor when making that initial investment, only to find the machine in question merely offers a 50% duty cycle. Therefore, it is important to know about duty […]

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What to Look for in a Dental Air Compressor

Posted on: July 17, 2020

Air compressors are a vital piece of any dental office, since they power many of the most important tools. Selecting the right compressor can help you build a practice poised for growth, while choosing poorly could potentially expose your patients to harm. While using a specific type of air compressor does not guarantee pathogens are […]

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A Star Is Born: The New QPVS Refrigerant Dryer From Quincy

Posted on: July 16, 2020

Dryers are an important component of compressed air networks. They are responsible for removing moisture from compressed air, which protects downstream equipment and end products from contamination. Reducing the need for maintenance and prolonging the service life of pneumatic tools lowers operating expenses over time. The problem is that conventional fixed-speed refrigerant dryers only operate […]

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How Fire Stations Use and Benefit from Air Compressors

Posted on: July 10, 2020

As growing numbers of public- and private-sector entities seek to trim their expenses, organizations are embracing ways to perform secondary functions with reduced reliance on third parties. For example, many organizations now handle maintenance tasks in-house where previously they would have lacked the necessary capabilities. Today, companies can save money by having employees take on […]

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What Is Ambient Pressure and Why Is It Important?

Posted on: June 29, 2020

Factories and workshops around the world use air compressors to power tools like grinders, spray guns, sanders, staplers, nail guns and drills. Though air compressors have many applications, optimal working conditions for compressors remain constant. Ambient temperature and ambient pressure — also known as “inlet pressure and temperature” — significantly impact an air compressor’s performance. These terms refer to the temperature and density […]

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What You Need to Know When Buying an Air Compressor

Posted on: June 20, 2020

You want air power. Compressed air is a convenience in your home shop or garage, a necessity in a wide variety of businesses and a utility in industrial manufacturing environments. The most common use of a reciprocating piston air compressor is to power air tools and you’ll find several different models of air compressors to […]

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Air Compressor Accessories

Posted on: June 17, 2020

An Overview of Air Compressor Accessories The air compressor is one of the most vital components in the modern–day industrial framework. From the cars people drive to the buildings in which people work, shop, dine and live, just about every nut, bolt and finishing job is the result of air–powered tools and machinery. Despite its […]

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Ways to Streamline Your Food and Beverage Manufacturing Process

Posted on: June 10, 2020

No matter what your business makes, there are several ways to improve your food and beverage manufacturing process. Knowing ways to streamline your production will reduce costs and boost profits. However, because some methods may require an investment of time and money in equipment and training, you must determine if those upgrades will bring your […]

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Compressed Air and Roller Coasters

Posted on: June 10, 2020

                Amusement parks offer a joyous sensory overload for people of all ages. From the sweet taste of cotton candy to the colors and visuals of the roller coasters and Ferris wheels, amusement parks stimulate the eyes and taste buds, as well as the imagination. Above and beyond […]

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The Best Ways to Dry Compressed Air

Posted on: June 10, 2020

There’s water in the air all around us. The moisture level in air changes as the temperature changes. For example, cold winter air can feel drying to our skin, but a hot, humid day can create moisture in all kinds of unassuming places. Your hair may show signs of unruliness on a hot day due […]

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