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FAQ: Oil over Helium

Compressing Helium for Cryogenic Applications To utilize helium gas for refrigeration, impurities must be filtered out first. To filter helium gas, the same methods that are used to filter compressed air can be used to filter oil out of helium. Before using equipment to complete this process, modifications need to be made to make it…

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FAQ: How to Cut Energy Costs in Your Compressed Air System

Compressed air systems are a vital production component of your operation. They are being used for more tasks than ever before, often replacing other traditional power sources. That being said, if you aren’t careful, the cost to run a compressed air system can skyrocket, rivaling traditional utilities such as electricity and gas. Here are the…

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FAQ:The Energy Costs of Compressor Air

When thinking about the energy costs that a factory will endure, you might often think about electricity, water, and gas. However, compressed air systems, if not properly set up, can end up costing thousands in wasted energy each year. In fact, many people view compressed air as the unofficial “fourth utility” because of the impact…

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FAQ: How Do Rotary Screw Compressors Work?

In the industrial marketplace, you’re bound to find rotary air compressors everywhere. In fact, they are the most widely used type of air compressor over all other kinds of compressors. They provide a continuous flow of compressed air, which especially useful for precise applications, and are extremely quiet as well. They are very energy efficient…

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FAQ: The Importance of Clean and Dry Compressed Air

We’ve talked about the importance of using aftercoolers and coalescing filters recently; however, you may still be wondering: why is clean, dry compressed air essential for a smoothly-running operation? Here are a few of the reasons: Because compressed air is vital to the manufacturing processes of companies across industries, ensuring that the air you’re using…

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FAQ: The Benefits of Aftercoolers and Coalescing Filters

In the natural air, moisture is present even if you live in an area with low humidity. The problem is, water vapor will return to its liquid state when the air in a compressed air system gets too cold which can cause a plethora of issues throughout the entire operation. Before air dryers for compressed…

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FAQ: What You Need To Know About Air Compressor Lubrication

If your facility relies on a compressed air system to power pneumatic tools or for other applications, protecting your air compressor from damage and performing preventative maintenance is a top priority. For every hour the system is down, your operation is losing money. Air compressor lubrication is one of the vital elements of keeping the…

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