Expert Corner



Why Do I Need an Oil-Water Separator and How Does It Work?

Inside of your air compressor, you will find an internal oil-water separator. The internal separator separates the water from the oil that stays inside the compressor. 

How often do I have to service my compressor?

You understand the importance of servicing and performing maintenance on your car, why wouldn’t you do the same for your air compressor?

Where Should I Install my Air Dryer?

Your company purchased an air dryer for your compressor, now where should you install it? One of the most common things we see in the industry are air dryers being stored on top of the compressors. Seems like a wasted space not being used on top of the compressor, right? Wrong.

Maximise the efficiency of your compressed air installation

Save on energy consumption and enjoy maximum uptime by analysing, monitoring and optimising your compressor room

How to Optimise Compressor Operating Costs

Compressed air plays a fundamental role in industrial activities. Depending on the type of application, the energy cost of producing compressed air can be very high. Below are some tips to save on you compressor bill.

What are the Advantages of Having a Controller on my Air Compressor?

Air compressors are used in many different applications and provide essential compressed air to many businesses and individuals with different air needs. No matter what your CFM, PSI and HP requirements are, the electronic controller on your air compressor is the motherboard for keeping your unit running as efficiently as possible. It is your eyes into your machine.

When to use E-Stop on an air Compressor?

The emergency stop, "e-stop", is for true emergency situations only. When hitting the e-stop, all power is halted from the machine and the unload process isn't achieved. The emergency stop button is intended to help with possibly hazardous situations that are developing. Common conditions of having to use the e-stop is the misuse of the equipment in ways that weren’t intended, predictable failures not addressed or failing to consider all the foreseeable uses of the compressor.

How Can I Save on Energy Costs by Using a Screw Compressor?

Air compressors are helpful for an enormous range of applications such as air filling, packaging, tools, HVAC control, and more! One possible drawback is the amount of electricity they use; air compressors can be a huge drain on energy if used ​inefficiently​. If you are running them too long, allowing leaks to exist, or using the wrong type of compressor, you are wasting ​energy and money​. This article will go over some of the biggest power-wasters and how to
stop/prevent them!

What can I do to lower the energy cost of my air dryer?

My use multiple air dryers in my facility, and they are causing the energy cost to be high. What can I do to make my air treatment system more energy-efficient?

Why is the quality of the desiccant in my adsorption dryer important?

Adsorption dryers can only be energy efficient if they contain premium desiccant material. The desiccant used in Pneumatech adsorption dryers is carefully selected from a wide range of European and North-American suppliers, based on following key selection criteria:

FAQ Sheet: Screw Compressors

In the following guide, we want to try to answer some of the questions you may have been asking yourself in regards to screw air compressors. If you do not find the answer you are looking for, please get in touch with us.

What Happens if You Don't Use Air Treatment in Your Business?

Air treatment helps prevent finish damage, scrapped materials, and tool/equipment replacement due to air moisture damage, like rust, when using compressed air.

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