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Compressed Air Dryers Explained

Compressed air dryers are designed to remove water vapor from compressed air. When air is compressed, the temperature and atmospheric contaminants (in this case, water) increase. Compressed air has a 100 percent relative humidity rate. As the air cools, the water condenses and runs off into the machinery—similar to how your car might “leak” water […]

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What’s the Main Thing You Should Know Regarding Industrial Lubricants?

Getting the right industrial lubricant for your machinery in Wisconsin is a little more involved than opening your owner’s manual and picking the first recommended lubricant you can find in-store or online. Manufacturers’ recommendations are helpful, but you need to pick an industrial lubricant that’s not just suitable for your machine, but also the environment […]

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How Often Should Mechanical Machines Be Lubricated?

One of the most important aspects of ongoing maintenance for mechanical machines in Wisconsin is making sure the machinery is properly lubricated. By keeping friction low, you also reduce the amount of wear and tear that occurs during standard operation of the machine, cut down on operating temperatures, minimize potential corrosion and prevent contaminants from […]

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What You Should Know About Bearings for Air Compressors

The choice between bushings and bearings for your air compressors is one that will have long-lasting consequences on the operation of your machinery. In general, industry experts recommend using bushings over bearings. While the two parts serve the same function, bushings are slightly better at ensuring effective performance and make it less likely that you […]

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What Is a Refrigerant Dryer, and How Does It Work?

A refrigerant air dryer is a specific type of compressed air dryer that is used to remove moisture from compressed air, which always contains water. Any time the compressor sucks in air, it brings in exterior moisture as well, so to protect your equipment, it is important to have a compressed air dryer in place […]

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