Sizing an Industrial Air Compressor to Fit Your Needs
Sizing a new industrial air compressor can feel like a difficult task. It requires knowledge of the pressure and flow needed for the application. A solid understanding of how frequently jobs are performed and how many jobs are being completed at once. This may seem like a substantial amount of work, but the benefits of […]
How to have a Healthy Relationship with Your Air Compressor
Unless you’ve been living in a cave your whole life, you know that today is Valentine’s Day. You may be celebrating with a significant other, treating yourself to a tub of ice cream, or hanging with some friends. But, have you ever thought about showing your air compressor system some love? With any healthy relationship, […]
Avoid Choosing the Wrong Industrial Compressor this Year!
Choosing the right industrial compressor for your business can be tough. You have to sort through the compressors technologies, sizes, CFM (cubic feet per minute) and PSI (pounds per square inch) requirements, and other specs to determine which air compressor would best fit. Here are some common mistakes to avoid when choosing your industrial compressor: […]
Do I Need a Desiccant or Refrigerated Air Dryer?
Air dryers are essential for the majority of compressed air applications. By nature, air compressors produce a lot of water. The atmosphere of air is compressed and the air gets very hot. When the air temperature decreases, the moisture that was in those atmospheres turns from a gas to a liquid. While some of the […]
New or Used Air Compressor: Which One Is Best?
When looking for an air compressor, you can choose between buying new or used. This decision comes after deciding the specific type of compressor you need. There are plenty of pros and cons for either option and diverse factors to your choice. We’re here to help you outline the advantages and disadvantages of a new […]
Does Your Compressor Need an Upgrade?
Are you doing corrective maintenance more and more every quarter? Are you shouting when chatting near your compressor? Do these scenarios sound familiar? These are all telltale signs that it may be time to upgrade your air compressor. Are you exceeding repairs? A good rule of thumb most of our customers follow on repairs is […]
Summer Maintenance Tips
Summertime is officially here in Texas. The summer brings long, hot and humid days, all of which can take a toll on your air compressor. Skyrocketing temperatures combined with condensation can strain your equipment’s performance unless you’re prepared. Here are some summer maintenance tips that we at 3C have put together to help you with […]