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Engine-Oil

Rotary Screw Air Compressor Oil – Answers To Your Top 8 FAQs!

What is air compressor oil? Air compressor oil is standard or synthetic oil made specifically for air compressors. Unlike motor oil, air compressor oil does not contain detergent, and typically has lower amounts of carbon, sulphur and other contaminants that can cause build-up. Generally, rotary screw air compressors use synthetic oil, while recreational compressors may […]

Design Blueprints

Top 10 Things To Consider When Designing An Air Compressor System

Designing an air compressor system for a mobile application is no easy task. There are numerous factors to consider and decisions to be made, and a lot of thought and time is required to build a properly functioning system. To help you get started, we’ve put together this top 10 list of things you need […]

industrial engine powered air compressor

Power Requirements For Your Industrial Engine Powered Air Compressor

So, you’ve decided you are in the market for an air compressor to add to your existing industrial engine or to include as part of a new piece of equipment you are designing. Maybe you or your customers are tired of having to haul another separate piece of equipment around to job sites, or maybe […]

Total Patcher road patching equipment

Total Patcher™ gives the customer more with help from VMAC

Buoyed by a strong economy, much needed road construction is back underway in the United States. Governments at all levels have money again, and public-private partnerships (P3s) are growing. It’s a marked shift from just a few years ago when things were stalled to a near standstill across the country. Crews are busy and workers […]

propane tank smoke

5 Ways To Reuse Your Air Tank (Now That You Don’t Need One)

One of the coolest benefits of rotary screw air compressors is that they don’t need an air receiver tank. Instead, these powerhouse air compressors operate at 100% duty cycle and provide instant air on demand. But there’s one “problem” that many operators experience after they upgrade their recip to rotary screw: their old air receiver […]

Industrial Engines

Methods to Power Your Air Compressor with an Industrial Engine

There are many ways to power an air compressor using an industrial engine. Choosing the best way to power your air compressor should be decided by a number of factors, including space, existing components and systems, weight, and your available engine options. In this article, we provide an overview of the most common methods of […]

Tractor Engine

The Top 7 Questions When Adding a Compressor to Your Industrial Engine

When you are looking at considering putting a compressor on a John Deere™, Kubota™, Cummins™, Caterpillar™, Deutz™, Robins-Subaru™, Isuzu™ or a multitude of other industrial engine manufacturers, there are some key questions about your engine and your application that need to be answered before you can determine the best solution. Here are some important questions […]