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VFDs for small shops

vfd for small shop

Variable frequency drive units present many advantages and we sell a lot of them, but sometimes the latest isn’t always the greatest. Here are some points to consider if you’re thinking about purchasing a variable speed drive compressor for your shop.

Is compressed air a utility or a production input

utility or input

Compressed air is often referred to as the fourth or even the fifth utility. Compressed air professionals have promoted this idea for decades. Compressed air certainly has some attributes of other utilities, but there are some notable differences.

Hit the road Jack: when to move your compressed air system outdoors

hit the road

The most dangerous words in compressed air are, “That’s what we’ve always done before”. Sometimes you need to take a step back to gain perspective. When it comes to installing a compressed air system, many get fixated on the idea of a compressor room. While it usually makes sense to install equipment inside, there are certain situations when it’s not a good idea.

Location, location, location: How placement impacts compressed air equipment performance

location location

You’ve done the research, completed the performance comparisons, created life cycle cost analysis spreadsheets, and maybe even lost a little bit of sleep perfecting your pitch to get the purchase requisition signed. But in all of your planning and number crunching, did you remember to consider how the compressor room location will impact equipment performance?