Air Compressors http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6771/more en Save Energy by Recycling Air http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/save-energy-recycling-air <div class="field-byline"> Lowell Jones and Michael Goldfarb, Nexmatix LLC </div> <div class="field-deck"> Redirecting exhaust air back into the circuit of an air cylinder through a 5/3 valve can cut energy cost as much as 30% without sacrificing performance. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Redirecting exhaust air back into the circuit of an air cylinder through a 5/3 valve can cut energy cost as much as 30% without sacrificing performance.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/save-energy-recycling-air" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/save-energy-recycling-air#comments Air Compressors Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:58:00 +0000 40911 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Pneumatic Cannon Flies Pumpkins At Record Distances http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/pneumatic-cannon-flies-pumpkins-record-distances <div class="field-deck"> At the World Champion Pumpkin Chucking Contest, pumpkins fly thousands of feet. Weather permitting, the Big Ten Inch hopes to break its 1-mile record this November. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Big 10 Inch (BTI), a pneumatic cannon that holds the Guinness Book of World Record for launching pumpkins over a mile, will compete again at the World Champion Pumpkin Chucking (that&rsquo;s pronounced &ldquo;Punkin Chunkin&rdquo;) competition this year.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/pneumatic-cannon-flies-pumpkins-record-distances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/pneumatic-cannon-flies-pumpkins-record-distances#comments Air Compressors Entertainment News Wed, 02 Nov 2016 19:55:00 +0000 40661 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com <p>The Big Ten Inch&nbsp;broke records, launching a pumpkin over a mile in&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12.8px;">Moab, Utah, 2010.&nbsp;</span></p> Courtesy of Big10Inch.org Fluid Power Professionals Invited to Attend IMTS http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/fluid-power-professionals-invited-attend-imts <div class="field-deck"> The 31st edition of the bi-annual showcase will take place this coming September in Chicago. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 31st edition of the bi-annual showcase will take place this coming September in Chicago.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/fluid-power-professionals-invited-attend-imts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/fluid-power-professionals-invited-attend-imts#comments Air Compressors Maintenance Other Technologies Controls & Instrumentation Mon, 08 Aug 2016 15:20:00 +0000 39621 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Reducing the Cost of Compressed Air http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/reducing-cost-compressed-air <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Exair </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What tasks do manufacturers do with compressed air? And could they do those tasks more efficiently? What would be the first step...</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/reducing-cost-compressed-air" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/reducing-cost-compressed-air#comments Air Compressors Design FAQs Maintenance Fittings & Couplings Other Components Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:07:00 +0000 38721 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Determine the Cost of Compressed Air for Your Plant http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/determine-cost-compressed-air-your-plant <div class="node-body article-body">These equations can help determine the cost of compressed air, one of the most expensive sources of energy in a plant.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/determine-cost-compressed-air-your-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/determine-cost-compressed-air-your-plant#comments Air Compressors Thu, 15 Oct 2015 19:07:00 +0000 34801 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Monitor Air Quality to Ensure System Efficiency http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/monitor-air-quality-ensure-system-efficiency <div class="field-deck"> Any of several tests can be conducted to determine the quality of the compressed air in a system, ranging from occasional tests that examine a collected air sample to using continuous online testing equipment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Any of several tests can be conducted to determine the quality of the compressed air in a system, ranging from occasional tests that examine a collected air sample to using continuous online testing equipment. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/monitor-air-quality-ensure-system-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/monitor-air-quality-ensure-system-efficiency#comments Air Compressors Tue, 08 Sep 2015 19:26:00 +0000 34041 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Compressed Air Vehicle Appears on “Shark Tank” TV Show http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/compressed-air-vehicle-appears-shark-tank-tv-show <div class="field-deck"> The AIRpod has been fighting its way to the market for the past couple of decades. Its recent appearance on Shark Tank sparks curiosity about its progress. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Zero Pollution Motors, LLC appeared on reality TV show, Shark Tank to pitch AIRpod vehicle.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/compressed-air-vehicle-appears-shark-tank-tv-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/compressed-air-vehicle-appears-shark-tank-tv-show#comments Air Compressors News Thu, 14 May 2015 15:46:00 +0000 32361 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Learn by Playing with Fischertechnik Pneumatic Kits http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/learn-playing-fischertechnik-pneumatic-kits <div class="node-body blog-body">Fischertechnik kits provide instructors with the materials to build operating pneumatic apparatuses as well as a hands-on curriculum, and in the end, young aspiring engineers. They are also used in industry training.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/learn-playing-fischertechnik-pneumatic-kits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/learn-playing-fischertechnik-pneumatic-kits#comments Air Compressors News Fluid Power Talk Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:01:00 +0000 31111 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Compressed Air Guide: Pull, Don’t Push http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/compressed-air-guide-pull-don-t-push <div class="field-byline"> A staff report </div> <div class="field-deck"> Vacuum uses the surrounding atmosphere to create work force by pulling on, rather than pushing, a work piece. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Vacuum uses the surrounding atmosphere to create work force by pulling on, rather than pushing, a work piece. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/compressed-air-guide-pull-don-t-push" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/compressed-air-guide-pull-don-t-push#comments Air Compressors Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:03:00 +0000 30021 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Air in the Tank http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/air-tank <div class="field-deck"> Every compressed air system needs a receiver, but the receiver alone is not always the answer to energy efficiency in the system. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The air receiver usually is the orphan of the plant-air system family, yet, it is potentially most useful components available to increase operating efficiency.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/air-tank" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/air-tank#comments Air Compressors Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:03:00 +0000 28351 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com