Category Archives: air compressor pumps

With weather warnings in place across the UK several times in recent weeks, and coverage of widespread flooding on the national news, the importance of air compressor pumps for a whole range of purposes during a crisis cannot be overstressed….

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While it is easy to think of air compressors as solely featuring in large-scale industrial installations, an article in Outdoor Life stresses the importance of an air compressor pump as an essential piece of kit for off-roaders. Peter B Mathiesen…

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A recent article in Fluid Power Journal provides a useful look at when an air compressor pump, combined with a venturi, is the best way to create a vacuum, and when an ordinary vacuum pump might be more efficient. Both…

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The idea of increasing your air compressor pump power might sound like it would be costly, particularly if it involves investing in new machinery. But an article in Fluid Power Journal indicates why buying a higher-powered air compressor pump could…

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A secondary air storage tank is an effective way to protect air compressor pumps against extremely high pressures, reports Fluid Power Journal. Writing for the official publication of the International Fluid Power Society, Ron Marshall of Compressed Air Challenge outlines…

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You may have an air compressor pump on your car – perhaps a portable unit to inflate your tyres when you’re carrying a heavy load, or to pump up a flat in an emergency. But the Hybrid Air system from…

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An air compressor pump had an unusual but important role to play in recent research funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The study, carried out by Dr Christina M Karns and colleagues at the University of Oregon, looked…

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Air compressor attachments may not sound like the obvious way to fulfil your New Year’s resolutions, but as 2012 progresses they could prove to do just that for craftsmen. If you work in a creative trade – such as carpentry…

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Air compressor pumps come in all sorts of different sizes, with different horsepower, pressure and air volume stored within. So what should you choose if you need a little extra energy for use in a larger or more intensive project?…

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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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