Should I Use Traditional Oil or Synthetic Lubricant in My Air Compressor?

Use this side-by-side analysis to make an informed decision about whether to use mineral oils or synthetic lubricants in your compressed air system.

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Choosing the Right Air Hose for Your Compressor

Use this comprehensive guide to compressed air hoses to select the right hose for all of your needs — from auto body painting to powering dental tools.

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What's the Difference Between PSI and CFM?

Learn the essential differences between PSI and CFM, two operational standards for measuring pressure within an air compressor.  

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What to Do When Your Air Compressor Won't Build Pressure

Use these troubleshooting guidelines to ensure your industrial air compressor builds enough pressure for all of your most demanding applications.

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Guidelines for Successful Rotary Vane Compressor Installation

If you’re not sure how to install your new air compressor, don’t sweat it. These guidelines will help you install your new rotary vane compressed air system safely and efficiently.

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How NOT to Use Compressed Air

Steer clear of these compressed air applications, which can introduce safety hazards and substantial energy losses.

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Has the Time Come to Replace Your Air Compressor?

Learn how to identify red flags in your air compressor — and how to determine when it’s best to upgrade to a new machine.

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The Truth About Rotary Screw Compressors

You may think that a rotary screw compressor is the right tool for the job. But knowing the inherent limitations of rotary screw technology might change your mind.

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What Size Air Compressor Do you Need?

Determining what size air compressor your business actually needs provides a simple way to improve productivity and eliminate inefficiencies, but there are a number of factors to consider.

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How to Calculate the Cost of Compressed AIr

How much should compressed air cost? If you’re a manager in an industrial facility, the answer is, well, as little as possible. Understanding what drives compressed air costs can help you take a few digits off your energy bills.

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