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FAQ Category: Servicing/Using your Air Compressor

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What do I do with waste water?

Compressed air holds a lot of water vapour. Once that vapour becomes cooled into a liquid (condensate) it’s a dirty, oily mixture that can’t simply be poured down the drain. Its disposal is regulated under the 1991 Water Resources Act. Since the condensate is approximately 95% water and 5% oil, condensate management systems (oil/water separators) […]

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What weekly checks should I be doing on my compressed air system?

We recommend the following: Drain the air tank/receiver/vessel Check any autodrains are working correctly Check/clean out any external panel filters Check for any air leaks on pipework Check for oil leaks on hoses Check oil level in compressor If you don’t have the time or resource or time to carry out these checks on your […]

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Why is there a service schedule on my compressor?

Your compressor needs servicing regularly to help prevent downtime. Consider this: if your air compressor wasn’t working what would be the consequences? What would be the cost in lost production? Deadlines missed? Staff on site but unable to work? How much would this cost your business for every hour of non-production? Keeping a good service […]

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When can I have a service engineer?

For breakdowns and repairs, as our motto states ‘your pressure is our priority’ so we do everything possible to get an engineer to you asap and there’s always a callout engineer on duty. When you call us for a breakdown repair, we’ll be able to contact the engineer during your call to us and confirm […]

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