Understanding PDP and Why Dry Air is Good Air

Understanding PDP and Why Dry Air is Good Air

Dry compressed air is more effective and efficient compressed air, and determining the water content in a system is critical to its performance and durability. “It’s a dry heat.” It’s an idiom that is repeated everywhere from sitcoms to T-shirts, an optimistic outlook...
Getting a Good Hold on Aluminum

Getting a Good Hold on Aluminum

It’s easy to forget that aluminum, one of the most commonly used metals, is not magnetic and therefore, presents a handful of manufacturing challenges. Aluminum is used in many consumer products, especially in the food and beverage category. When was the aluminum can...
Atlas Copco Strengthens Midwestern Footprint

Atlas Copco Strengthens Midwestern Footprint

Atlas Copco increased its dedication to customers in southeastern Wisconsin when Air Supply Systems joined the company in December 2015. Getting bigger doesn’t mean anything unless doing so also means you get better. But that’s just what happened when Franklin,...
Compressed Air Systems: The VSD Advantages

Compressed Air Systems: The VSD Advantages

Variable vs. Fixed. It’s not exactly the equivalent of Superman vs. Batman. But, it’s beneficial to understand the differences between the two technologies, the benefits provided by VSD and ultimately the peak performance that can be delivered when they’re working...
Top 5 Articles from 2015

Top 5 Articles from 2015

Which topics were the top priorities for our readers in 2015? Take a look at our top five most read articles of the past year: How to Design an Efficient Compressed Air Distribution Network Inefficient compressed air distribution systems result in higher energy bills,...
2016 Manufacturing Trends

2016 Manufacturing Trends

‘Tis the season for making resolutions for the year ahead. What can we expect in manufacturing in 2016? Here are some predictions from a variety of sources, as well as our take on how these predictions can fit into your compressed air strategy for 2016. Advanced...