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Winter is coming…

The cold weather bring a particular set of problems to compressed air systems – and these problems start even before temperatures reach negative values (I’m talking degrees Celsius here). Now…

‘Oil Vomiting’ Air Compressors

I’ve received two similar questions this week, about screw compressors with a very specific problem. I call this an ‘oil vomiting’ air compressor. It’s when oil flows back out through…

Cheap filters vs OEM filters

Your compressed air filters need replacement… what do you choose? Those expensive OEM filters or a cheaper copy of them? Nowadays, for almost any brand and model of compressed air…

Water in Compressed Air Calculations

Water in Compressed Air Calculations To continue on the topic of ‘water in your compressed air’ (the other two articles are here and here), let’s examine how we can calculate…

Water in your compressed air system

Most of you guys reading this have experienced it at one point: water in your compressed air system. In fact, it’s one of the most common problems with compressed air…

Your Dumb Air Compressor

In my last article, I quickly mentioned some of the energy wastes in compressed air systems. One of those was “inefficient compressed air production”? What do I mean by that?…

The Cost of Compressed Air

In my last article I talked about the cost of compressed air. And that you must ask yourself: do I REALLY need to use compressed air for my application? http://www.air-compressor-guide.com/blog/using-com……

Back from holidays

Hi guys, Just a quick update. I just got back from a week long holiday in Hong Kong. Which was really awesome by the way. Very, very busy and I…

Help me get an air compressor!

As amazing as this might sound to you.. I don’t have an air compressor! Yes, ‘Mr. Compressor’, who helps so many people with their compressor problems and questions everyday doesn’t…

Air Compressor Training Courses

Hi, I’m working on creating several training courses about air compressors and compressed air. The just finished Air Compressor Troubleshooting Guide is very popular and besides making some money on…

Hard copy pre-sale open!

I’ve been very busy the last few weeks with the hard copy version of my Air Compressor Troubleshooting Guide. Here’s a little update. Of course, I  tried to make it…

New Troubleshooting Guide

Yes! I did it. I just finished my latest and greatest guide: the Rotary Screw Air Compressor Troubleshooting Guide. It has taken some time longer than expected, but I wanted…

Another compressed air storage project

There’s news today about another compressed air storage project, called ‘SustainX’. It’s aim is to store energy as compressed air for later use. From the article: A key part of…