Compressor terminology explained

There are so many different technical specifications that need to be taken into account when looking for the right compressor. In this article we will concentrate on the meanings and assessment of 4 main specifications. These are Motor Power (Hp), Air delivery (CFM), vessel volume (v), Noise (dB)   Motor power Quite simply this is […]

Types of compressor – Screw vs Piston

Compressors come in all shapes and sizes but there are certain styles of compressor relating to exactly how ther produce and deliver the compressed air. In this article we will be looking at the 2 most common types, Piston Compressors and Screw compressors Piston Compressor Piston compressors operate through a positive displacement of air. In […]

What compressor do I need?

When it comes to sizing a compressor for your application there are a few pitfalls to watch out for. The most common is people believing a bigger vessel means more air, which is not entirely true. The combination between the pump output (CFM) the vessel size (v) and the application is what is important. There […]