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Do I Need a Piston or Rotary Air Compressors?

Two of the most popular air compressor configurations are the piston type or reciprocating and rotary screw compressors. There are a few factors that set the two apart based on the way in which they have been set up and the method employed to compress air. Let us start with piston or reciprocating air compressors. These are easily the most commonly used air compressors across the world. They run on the same mechanical principle as the combustion engine. A crank

Compressors , How To
Nov 28, 2016

A Buyer’s Guide to Rotary Vane Air Compressors

Buying an air compressor can be a difficult given the variety available today. There are so many options when it comes to configuration, size, capacity and brand that potential buyers can end up confused about which compressor is right for their business. Introduction Rotary pumps are widely used across industries and applications, from supercharging and power steering in cars, to providing the pressure for soda dispensers and coffee machines. Here is a brief look at the mechanical structure of rotary

Buyers Guide , Compressors
Nov 21, 2016

A Buyer’s Guide to Gas Truck Mount Air Compressors

Air compressors are used by everyone from artists to mechanics, restaurants and in construction. Having such a diverse field of applications means that often, these air compressors are required in places that are hard to reach. Remote locations, difficult terrain, lack of electric connections and temporary use are some of many reasons why a gas truck mount air compressor is a useful addition to businesses that face such challenges frequently. If you are looking at buying an air compressor, and

Buyers Guide
Nov 15, 2016

7 Top Selling Air Compressor Brands in 2016

Air compressors are used in myriad applications and in various industries. The air compressor industry is growing from strength to strength every year due to this versatility of uses and the degree to which they reduce the effort required in jobs they are applied for. Some of the most popular industries that employ air compressors on a regular basis include – Manufacturing Agriculture Automotive Food and Beverage Medicine Pharmacy Energy Art and sculpture Climate control, and more This widespread usage

Nov 10, 2016

How to Choose the Right Air Compressor in 6 Simple Steps

Air compressors are versatile machines and perform a variety of tasks when attached to pneumatic tools. They produce more torque and power and last longer since their moving parts are fewer, when compared to electric power tools. They have many applications, types and capacities, which can be confusing if you are not familiar with the world of compressors! At Compressor World, we want customers to be able to clearly understand products before they make any decisions. So, here is a

Nov 7, 2016

4 Types of Rotary Screw Compressors That Actually Add Value

Rotary screw air compressors are one of the most commonly used type of air compressor in industries today. A cornerstone of the manufacturing world, rotary screw compressors come in two basic kinds, oil-injected and oil-free. In oil-injected rotary screw compressors oil is injected into the screw unit when compression takes place, and later the oil is siphoned out by an oil separator. There is a miniscule amount of oil carryover, or oil that is passed through the machine along with

Nov 2, 2016