COMPRESSED AIR BEST PRACTICES

Check out our article in Compressed Air Best Practice magazine. Bob Copell, Process Cooling Specialist at Scales, provided case studies on how he was able to improve his customers cooling process and overall system performance. Call any one our locations to learn how you can save energy on your cooling system. www.scalesair.com/locations-a-directions Click the above…

CAPITAL FUNDING

Are you putting off large projects because of capital restrictions? Did you know that you could qualify for as much as 50% or more funding from your MA or NH utility company? Our Massachusetts office recently replaced an older, inefficient compressed air system for a heavy industrial manufacturer. They will save $14,000 a year with lower…

IMPORTANCE OF CLEAN COOLERS AND CONDENSERS

The air dryer is probably the most overlooked cooler in the system. At a minimum, a dirty condenser will cause water in the lines. At a maximum, it will cause dryer failure. A lot of people are tempted to blow out the dirt with compressed air. This only moves the dust which will end up…

KEEP YOUR COOLERS CLEAN

With the warmer weather approaching, now is the time to check and clean the coolers on your air compressors. Dirty coolers lead to unwanted breakdowns and costly repairs. Keeping your coolers clean is essential for the proper operation and of your air compressors. Don’t wait for your unit to shut down on hot days, call…

IMPORTANT WARRANTY INFORMATION

Did you know if your air compressor is still under the manufacturer’s warranty, you need to purchase and install OEM parts and lubricant to maintain it?  In addition, some warrantees require periodic lubricant analysis. Scales can provide the OEM parts and lubricant and analysis. Give any one of our locations a call. www.scalesair.com/locations-a-directions

REFRIGERATED DRYER MAINTENANCE

With the winter hopefully behind us, it’s time to think about maintenance on your refrigerated dryer in your compressed air system. As humidity levels increase during the spring and summer months, moisture can accumulate in the air system if not properly maintained.  This will reduce efficiencies and eventually cause sensitive instruments; such as actuator valves,…

SCALES’ INNOVATIVE MODULAR PIPING

Looking to install new compressed air piping or add on to your existing piping system?  Scales Industrial Technologies’ innovative  modular aluminum piping system is the answer. Our system utilizes powder coated piping with heavy duty, reusable metal fittings and connectors.

FIND THE AMPLIFIER THAT WORKS FOR YOU

Running your air compressor at higher pressures than needed will cause you to use more energy and compressed air.   An Amplifier (Booster) like the one below allows you drop the air pressure in the primary system and send high pressure air only to the device that needs it, thereby saving you money.  Applications vary for…