Archive for August, 2010

How to check your tyres for depth and pressure

Drivers preparing to get away and make the most of the final Bank Holiday weekend of the year are being reminded to check their tyre pressures before setting out. Tyre pressures should be checked at least once a month or before a long journey and should be adjusted for any additional loads being carried. Motorists [...]

Chicago Pneumatic Cp Air Tools Videos

Three new videos promoting the full range of CP Tools can be seen on the Air Supplies youtube channel. The videos includes a short history of CP Tools aswell as “CP Revolution Power in your hands (with Rich Evans).”
CP Tools are industry standard air powered tools providing the quality and durability you’d expect. For more information [...]

Automated Compressed Air Leak Detection? (via instrumentation)

Interesting post on this forum.
http://www.eng-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=278436&page=1

Good little article on how to save money on compressed air

If you are looking for ways to cut your compressed air energy usage and costs…here are seven very effective and relatively easy steps you can take to bring more profit to the bottom line.
1.  Find and fix your air leaks
A small leak – no larger than 1/16″ can cost an extra $523 a year.* Add [...]

Pnuematic Air Tools – A quick summary!

Selecting the best tool for the job helps reduce work time and effort. A common tool type are pneumatic air tools that use compressed air powered by a compressor. Pneumatic tools have several advantages over electrical tools in that they need no electricity, give more torque, and are typically smaller and more lightweight.
Pneumatic Tool Basics
A [...]

Teaching Pneumatic Technology – This looks a lot of fun!

Pneumatic systems are extensively used in industry, where factories are commonly plumbed with compressed air. This is because pneumatic systems can provide motive power in a cheaper, safer, more flexible, and more reliable way than a large number of electric motors and actuators.
Pneumatics also has applications in dentistry, construction, mining, and other areas.
The well written [...]