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Air compressor supplier Nottingham: a light in the dark

Like the beam of light from a lighthouse guiding ships to safety, an air compressor supplier in Nottingham provides a service to workplaces which is at the very least useful and at the most a life-saving act.
For body repair shops when the air tools necessary to weld, hammer, ratchet, spray paint, and inflate need a [...]

Compressor servicing : a bank account

If our banks carried out servicing of our household accounts as thoroughly as we undertake compressor servicing, then we would be happy people.  A good overhaul of all our debits and a review of loans and credits, a few tweaks here and there, in our favour of course, and a recalculation of the balance – [...]

Putting out fires while using compressed air

The concept of “surround and drown” has been a basic firefighting concept since the first fire brigades formed.
But relatively new technology that utilizes compressed air and fire retardant foam is starting to prove it can be more effective in some instances.
John Finley, president and CEO of Finley Fire Equipment in McConnelsville, said compressed air foam [...]

Pressurized airplane cabins using compressed air

Last week the world was treated to an unexpected spectacle – the sight of an airplane cabin with a big hole in it open to the sky. We can imagine that this spectacle was even more unexpected to people who were on the flight. If you saw photos or video of the hole, you may [...]

Air Compressor Sound Level – Test and Comparison

Interesting video showing how noisy cheap air compressors can be.  Best to buy quality air compressors!

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 [...]

Automated Compressed Air Leak Detection? (via instrumentation)

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

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 [...]