Mobile air compressors are a beautiful thing. They make life easy by offering mobile air on demand, wherever you are, and can power high-quality pneumatic tools. But choosing a mobile air compressor can feel overwhelming, with an abundance of information and decisions to consider. Fortunately, we’re going to make it easy for you to narrow […]
Not all air compressors are created equal. Performance, quality, safety, and adherence to local laws all vary between manufacturers and even individual air compressor models. Rotary screw air compressors do an excellent job of performing under the Texas heat, while also following local bylaws and regulations. In this article, we’ll break down 6 reasons you […]
A breakdown of factors to consider when deciding between a reciprocating air compressor and a rotary screw air compressor. When deciding whether to install a new engine driven air compressor or change your existing design, it’s important to understand operating characteristics, capabilities and limitations of the two alternative air compressors commonly considered.
Over the next few weeks we’ll be publishing a three-part blog series centered around Cullen Diesel, the Detroit Diesel and MTU distributor for BC. Cullen Diesel mechanics are factory trained and certified […]
The American Rental Association (ARA) has forecasted the U.S. construction equipment rental industry to grow to almost $60 billion by 2021. Growth is forecasted in Canada as well, with the ARA predicting an increase in valuation to $6.11 billion by 2021. This growth can be attributed to an increase in construction activity in North America, […]
Commercial van sales data from the NTEA reveals that commercial van sales continue to trend upwards, with each year surpassing the sales numbers from the year before. Between 2013 and 2018, commercial van sales increased by 41%.
Study proves turning your vehicle off minimizes both fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. You may have heard that it takes more fuel to turn your vehicle off and back on again than it does to stay idling when stopped. One fast food chain even made a claim that it was “Greener” to use the drive-through […]
Though it may feel like summer just started, the reality is that fall is just around the corner, and with it comes the rain, frost, ice, and in most cases, snow. Now is the time to start planning and ensuring that this winter your equipment is ready to work as hard as you do in […]
Every UNDERHOOD™ air compressor comes with a control box that helps the system communicate with the operator. While most operators are familiar with the very basic controls—“on” and “off”—there are dozens of unique messages the control boxes can share with you.
Pressure relief valves, or safety valves, are a simple but critical part in any air compressor system. Pressure relief valves are used to control and limit the pressure build-up in a system. If pressure exceeds the amount allowed by the pressure relief valve, the pressure relief valve will automatically open and release air until the […]