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Compare Air Compressor, Generator & Welder Combos For Work Trucks (2021)

It’s not an easy task to compare systems that combine an air compressor, generator and welder into one tidy package, but we’re here to help! In this article, we compare several of the most popular air compressor generator welders. We’ll tell you everything you need to know to make a smart buying decision. Air compressor […]

Kal Tire - G30 Tire Repair

How To Choose A Gas Powered Air Compressor For Your Service Truck

CFM Ranges & Requirements Determining your CFM requirements is the very first step in choosing the right gas-powered air compressor for your service truck. Once you narrow down your air needs, you can identify air compressors that meet those needs. There is a big range in CFM produced by gas powered air compressors. Service truck […]

Hydraulic Air Compressors

What Is A Hydraulic Air Compressor?

A hydraulic air compressor is an air compressor that’s powered by the hydraulics on a vehicle or machine. It allows operators to convert their hydraulic power into air power, ultimately equipping a vehicle or machine with both hydraulic power and air power. How Does A Hydraulic Air Compressor Work? A hydraulic air compressor works by […]

D60-On-Truck

How Does A Diesel Driven Air Compressor Work?

Diesel driven air compressors can be complex systems, with numerous components, but every air compressor has two core components: Air end Diesel engine The air end is the “heart” of the air compressor. It is the part of the air compressor that compresses the air, drawing air from the atmosphere and then forcing it into […]

D60 diesel air compressor on demo truck

Types of Portable Diesel Air Compressors

Portable diesel air compressors come in numerous styles, sizes and formats. In this article, we’ll talk about the most common types of diesel-powered portable air compressors, so you can make sense of your various options.

PTO-Shaft

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Use A PTO Shaft Driven Air Compressor

There Are Better PTO Driven Air Compressors Available Air compressor technology is constantly changing. What was once standard is now running its course and being replaced by a significantly more updated style of PTO air compressor—direct transmission mounted (DTM). DTM air compressors are mounted directly to the PTO and, because they fit neatly among a […]

DTM70-install

What Is An Underbody Air Compressor?

An underbody air compressor is any air compressor that has been designed to mount under the body of a service vehicle. These air compressors are small but mighty, and are widely appreciated by upfitters and operators because they’re out of sight, save space, and reduce weight. “Underbody air compressor” is a colloquial, less common term […]

Jackhammer-RoadConstruction

What’s The Deal With Underdeck Air Compressors?

Under deck or underdeck air compressors is another name for PTO driven air compressors, a compressed air system that is powered by a vehicle’s transmission via a PTO. PTO air compressors are frequently nicknamed “underdeck” because of their mounting position, under the deck of a service truck.