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What you Need to Know About Air Compressor Couplings

What you Need to Know About Air Compressor Couplings

If you want to connect your air hose with your air compressor, quick disconnect couplers are a good option. Also known as quick release couplings, they provide a quick way to attach piping, with air fitting tools. They make air fittings simple so that the parts can be fitted by hand rather than b...

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How to Choose the Right Air Compressor for Auto Repair

How to Choose the Right Air Compressor for Auto Repair

According to audits conducted by the U.S. Department of Energy, more than half of compressed air systems in small to medium-sized facilities have low-cost opportunities for energy conservation. For example, keeping your compressed air piping layout free of leaks can dramatically lower energy costs i...

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Expert Tips For Efficient Compressed Air Distribution Systems

Expert Tips For Efficient Compressed Air Distribution Systems

Inefficiencies and leaks in a compressed air distribution system can be costly -- a hole as small as 1/8 of an inch wide can cost more than $1,200 per year in wasted energy for a 100 PSI system. But how do you know if your compressed air distribution system is efficient? To help you find out, t...

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Compressor Piping: Here’s What You Should Know

Compressor Piping: Here’s What You Should Know

Compressed air has many industrial applications. Close to three-quarters of all manufacturers rely on compressed air distribution systems for material handling, use with machines, as well as separation and spray painting equipment. Compressed air is channeled to pneumatic machines or other wo...

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Why An Air Compressor Is Good For More Than Just Car Tires

Why An Air Compressor Is Good For More Than Just Car Tires

Everyone knows the importance of an automotive air compressor for keeping your tires properly inflated. Underinflated tires can reduce your car’s miles per gallon, adding to already high fuel prices and further polluting our environment. Very underinflated tires can be downright dangerous, as ...

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8 Ways To Make An Air Compression System More Efficient

8 Ways To Make An Air Compression System More Efficient

Compressed air systems can be highly effective for power tools in many industries, such as automotive care, carpentry, construction, and metalworking. Tools that are powered by compressed air do not have to have a motor and are, therefore, lighter and easier to work with. They are also less likely t...

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What Are the Best Materials for Compressed Air Piping?

What Are the Best Materials for Compressed Air Piping?

A compressed air system creates pressure that can be used to power machines. Many industries such as construction, automotive care, metalworking, and woodworking use equipment that requires compressed air. Tools that use compressed air systems do not need motors, which makes the tools lighter and mo...

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