Air Compressor Terminology 101

Posted on: May 28, 2014

Commonly used words in the compressed air world Compressor – machines designed from compressing air or gas from an initial intake pressure to a higher discharge pressure Vacuum Pumps – machines for compressing air or gas from an initial pressure which is below atmospheric to a final pressure which is near atmospheric Intercoolers – devices […]

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How To Estimate Power Costs?

Posted on: April 10, 2014

To estimate power costs, you will need to know the following: What is the cost per KWH? How many hours per year does the compressor run? At what capacity will the compressor run or how many hours will the compressor run at various load levels? What are the brake horsepower requirements of the compressor at […]

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