3 TIPS FOR EASY COMPRESSOR INSTALLATION

When purchasing a new compressor, many people tend to focus on the capabilities it provides — and for good reason. But once you’ve selected a compressor, it’s time to install it. While a lot of thought goes into compressor selection, many people don’t consider issues that could arise during installation. Below are three quick tips…

QGD & QGDV SERIES AIR COMPRESSORS

Find out how Quincy takes performance and reliability to the next level with their next generation of compressors. Both the QGD and the QGDV are smarter, quieter, more efficient, and easier to work on then ever before. Check out the video above for a clear walkthrough of the new additions. Also, be sure to take a look at…

PREPARE YOUR AIR SYSTEM FOR THE WINTER: PART THREE

Determine the needs of compressed air functions – When selecting an air compressor system, it’s crucial to be familiar with the specific needs of every possible use. For example, a compressor shouldn’t be operated without explicit knowledge of how much moisture can be permitted versus how much moisture must be eliminated for a given application.…

REQUIREMENTS FOR MEDICAL GAS MAINTENANCE

  NFPA 99 requirements for medical gas system maintenance has always been a gray area. There had been recommendations in appendix C, but they were not actually part of the requirements. It wasn’t until 2012 that the NFPA 99 actually included maintenance requirements for equipment and for people who perform maintenance. Inventory requirements, inspection schedules,…

REDUCE COSTS OF DOWNTIME WITH PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

As plants have become more automated and equipment more sophisticated, older methods, tools and schedules may not be adequate. Modern production environments require a re-evaluation of your maintenance operations for a better bottom line. Routine preventive maintenance can prevent deterioration, breakdown, or unscheduled shutdown. Maintenance timing isn’t based on a guess. Benefits of preventive maintenance:…

HOW TO KEEP LEAKS FROM DRAINING YOUR BUDGET

According to the Compressed Air and Gas Institute (CAGI), a single quarter-inch leak in a compressed air line can cost a facility anywhere from $8,000 to more than $25,0000 per year. Find and Fix the Leaks: Locating and fixing these leaks can save a significant amount of money. If your pipe system is more than…

PROPERLY MAINTAINING YOUR COMPRESSED AIR SYSTEM

In today’s highly automated manufacturing environments, both preventive and predictive maintenance are essential to keeping a company fully operational. Take advantage of the latest diagnostic capabilities that identify problems that could lead to equipment failure before it ever happens. Call anyone of our locations for help in properly maintaining your compressed air system. www.scalesair.com/locations-a-directions