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Monthly Archives: December 2011

Air compressor pumps can help to keep tyres safe during the winter months, when weather conditions pose new risks. Road safety campaigning group TyreSafe explains that ordinary tyres harden when temperatures drop below seven degrees C – as they usually…

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Air compressors are already used for spraying a wide variety of liquids, many of which have applications in agricultural industries. But a newly developed all-natural antifreeze formulation could soon allow air compressors to be used to render plants frost-proof. The…

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One of the principle components in any air compressor is the pump, and over years of development, two main types of pump have evolved. The simpler, but more reliable type of pump is known as the oil lubed pump. This…

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Air compressors come in all shapes and sizes, but there are broadly two methods of compression, which are known as positive-displacement and negative-displacement. Positive displacement is a form of compression in which air is forced into a chamber whose volume…

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