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Using Nitrogen Gas in the Food Manufacturing Process

Gaseous nitrogen is used in a variety of systems and processes in the food manufacturing and packaging industries. Often regarded as the industry standard for non-chemical preservation, nitrogen is an inexpensive, readily available option. Suited for a variety of uses, … Continue reading

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Compressed Air System Controls Save North American Lighting $91,000 in Energy Costs

By finding a better way to control and manage its compressed air system, North American Lighting, Paris, Ill., has reduced its total compressed air energy use by 27 percent – and in the process – saves over 1,100,000 kWh/year for … Continue reading

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Overhauling An Air Compressor

Signs You Need To Overhaul An Air Compressor It’s imperative that you take oil samples when performing your routine fluid checks. In addition, you should also be monitoring your air compressor for bearing vibration. Performing these tasks on a daily … Continue reading

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Compressor Room Advantages with Oil-Free Centrifugal Air Compressors

The level of competition in this industry is always rising, so the need to stay cost efficient is always a must. Manufacturers have found that centrifugal air compressors are can reduce plant costs related to supplying compressed air. What Is … Continue reading

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Is Aluminum Pipe Oxidation a Bad Thing?

These days, your customer may be asking you more detailed questions on their piping installation project. If you’ve noticed an increase in requests for aluminum piping, here’s a refresher on how to explain aluminum pipe oxidation. Why Aluminum Pipe Oxidation … Continue reading

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Piping and Ventilation Guidelines for Proper Air Compressor Installation

Location, clearance, condensate disposal, ducting, and compressor plumbing are the main items to consider during air compressor installation. Is your installation checklist as comprehensive as you’d like? While budget or time restrictions can inhibit your team from performing their ideal … Continue reading

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Get Compressor Room Advantages with Oil-Free Centrifugal Air Compressors

Understanding Centrifugal Technology Before investigating the benefits of centrifugal air compressors, it is important to understand the technology behind the compressor. Centrifugal, sometimes referred to as dynamic compressors, work by transferring kinetic energy from a rotating impeller into potential energy … Continue reading

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How to Optimizing Today’s Pneumatic Systems

In the last ten years, the design of pneumatic systems has changed dramatically, mainly due to developments in the technologies that create them. Pneumatic manufacturers’ online tools for sizing components have evolved, the fieldbus systems are ever-changing, component designs are … Continue reading

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Oil Flooded Variable Speed Rotary Screw for Industrial Compressed Air Equipment

Variable speed oil-flooded rotary screw industrial air compressors are designed to offer the same reliable service as fixed speed compressor, but using the least possible energy to meet the fluctuating air demand. With perfect, instantaneous response to your industrial air … Continue reading

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How Oil Flooded Rotary Screws Work in Industrial Compressed Air Equipment

Oil-filled rotary screw air compressors are considered positive-displacement compression units. They comprise a pair of identical helical screws with lubricant filled in the gap to provide an air-tight hydraulic seal and facilitate motion transfer between the two. As the screws … Continue reading

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