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Technical Tips: Air Compressors

Technical Tips for Air Compressors

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To keep air-cooled rotary screw compressors from shutting down on high temperature ...

  • Coolant – Use the proper coolant.
  • Coolant Level – Maintain the appropriate coolant level.
  • Restrictions – Make sure there are no air restrictions on the intake cooling air.
  • Coolers – Keep your oil coolers and aftercoolers clean.
  • Cleanliness – Have your coolers cleaned at least twice a year. Try to schedule it so one of the cleanings is done right before summer.
  • Temperature – Make sure discharge temperature is within normal range - 175° F to 200° F
Tech Tips: Air Compressors

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