Air Compressors http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6771/more en Air in the Tank http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/air-tank <div class="field-byline"> Hank van Ormer, Air Power USA Inc. </div> <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"><p>With its dumpy fat cylindrical shape, dull-painted exterior, lack of visible dynamic activity, and frequently hidden location, it&rsquo;s easy to understand why the air receiver usually is the orphan of the plant-air system family. There is confusion and controversy over its function, where it should be located, what size it should be, how it should be piped &mdash; and whether it is needed at all. Air receivers are one of the least understood, yet potentially most useful components available to increase operating efficiency.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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 An air car? No way. A hybrid air car? Maybe. http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/air-car-no-way-hybrid-air-car-maybe <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> New hybrid technology for cars combines compressed air with a gasoline engine — sounds like it could be a winning combination.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/hitch-post">The Hitch Post</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/air-car-no-way-hybrid-air-car-maybe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/air-car-no-way-hybrid-air-car-maybe#comments Air Compressors Other Industries The Hitch Post Sat, 14 Dec 2013 03:31:00 +0000 24721 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Small Compressors Run Quiet http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/small-compressors-run-quiet <div class="node-body article-body">Small Compressors Run Quiet</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/small-compressors-run-quiet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/small-compressors-run-quiet#comments Air Compressors Mon, 11 Nov 2013 17:06:00 +0000 24291 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Compressed air may be more efficient than you think http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/compressed-air-may-be-more-efficient-you-think <div class="field-byline"> Edited by: Alexis Coffey </div> <div class="field-deck"> Compressed air technology today is more economical than ever. Recent innovations make it possible to save energy and further promote the advantages of safe and reliable pneumatic technology. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Today people no longer think of industry or technology without compressed air. Some examples of compressed air technology are the filling of widespread PET bottles, and the purification of water in sewage treatment facilities.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/compressed-air-may-be-more-efficient-you-think" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/compressed-air-may-be-more-efficient-you-think#comments Air Compressors Thu, 13 Jun 2013 14:51:00 +0000 21741 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Piston pump and compressor http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/products/piston-pump-and-compressor <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Series 319 oil-less, WOB-L piston dc pump and compressor is small and lightweight (5.1 lb/2.3 Kg). Die-cast aluminum components provide strength and durability. It provides up to 150 psi (10.4 bar) of maximum intermittent pressure, and 93% local barometer of maximum vacuum. Corrosion resistant e-coated exterior finish, stainless steel inlet valve, thermally protected motor and inlet filter/exhaust muffler all provide quiet operation. It is available with 12 and 24 Vdc motor and dryer/solenoid.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/products/piston-pump-and-compressor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/products/piston-pump-and-compressor#comments Products Air Compressors Rail, Truck & Bus Mon, 04 Feb 2013 17:08:00 +0000 18991 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com 25 years ago: Diesel-driven centrifugal compressor helps blanket Mount Snow http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/entertainment/25-years-ago-diesel-driven-centrifugal-compressor-helps-blanket-mount-snow <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Over the last decade, large-scale snow-making has become critical to the success of most ski areas, and compressed air is critical to make snow.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/entertainment/25-years-ago-diesel-driven-centrifugal-compressor-helps-blanket-mount-snow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/entertainment/25-years-ago-diesel-driven-centrifugal-compressor-helps-blanket-mount-snow#comments Air Compressors Entertainment Wed, 16 Jan 2013 15:16:00 +0000 18671 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Brushless dc compressor http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/products/brushless-dc-compressor <div class="node-body article-body">Thomas 2220 series brushless dc oil-less air compressor is designed for medical and other applications requiring a compact, lightweight compressor with variable output. It is small — 3.77 in. high × 2.64 in. wide × 4.70 in. long — and weighs only 1.48 lb (0.7 kg).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/products/brushless-dc-compressor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/products/brushless-dc-compressor#comments Products Air Compressors Vacuum Technology Wed, 12 Dec 2012 15:44:00 +0000 18051 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Twin-piston compressors http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/twin-piston-compressors <div class="node-body article-body">Line of twin-piston air pumps and compressors deliver air flows to 5.3 cfm, pressures to 160 psi, maximum vacuum to 99% of local barometer, pressure flow rate of 4.6 cfm at speeds of 1695 rpm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/twin-piston-compressors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/twin-piston-compressors#comments Products Air Compressors Thu, 09 Aug 2012 17:48:00 +0000 15321 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Raising the bar on compressor efficiency http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/raising-bar-compressor-efficiency <div class="field-byline"> By Dusty Smith, P.E. Pneu-Logic Corp., Portland, Ore. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Pre-emptive control is key to lower compressed-air costs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Compressed air is an expensive resource. For each dollar&rsquo;s worth of electricity used to produce compressed air, as little as 10 to 15% of that energy may be used on the factory in the form of compressed air. As energy costs increase, plant operators need to become sensitive to how much energy and money can be wasted if compressor operation is not tightly controlled, and even the smallest air leaks are not repaired.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/raising-bar-compressor-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/air-compressors/raising-bar-compressor-efficiency#comments Air Compressors Vacuum Technology Thu, 07 Jun 2012 19:07:00 +0000 13961 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Pumps and compressors http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/vacuum-technology/pumps-and-compressors <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Line of single and double piston pumps and compressors withstands extremely demanding applications. Comprised of the 660/668 and 2660/2668 series, these pumps and <img alt="" src="/site-files/hydraulicspneumatics.com/files/uploads/2012/03/uploads/2012/03/thomas668series.gif" style="width: 250px; height: 188px; margin-left: 2px; margin-right: 2px; float: right;" />compressors feature air flows to 5.25 cfm (149 lpm), pressures to 160 psi (11 bar) and maximum vacuum to 99% of local barometer (990 mbar). Die-cast aluminum parts are strong, lightweight and durable.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/vacuum-technology/pumps-and-compressors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/vacuum-technology/pumps-and-compressors#comments Air Compressors Vacuum Technology Tue, 06 Mar 2012 15:05:00 +0000 12201 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com