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How do I turn off my compressor correctly?

All compressors are different so check out your manual for best practices however you can always get an engineer to show you when they are in servicing. Two things you mustn’t do is regularly stop the compressor using the emergency stop button or the isolator as overtime this will damage the compressor.

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Why does my compressor struggle to start when it’s cold?

There are a couple of reasons that this maybe happening. One reason is that compressors generally don’t like cold weather. The oil changes viscosity the colder it gets and makes it harder for the oil to lubricate the machine. Refrigerant dryer is frozen up. If your compressor house gets very cold in the winter we […]

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Why have I got water in my system?

The compressed air leaving the compressor is normally around 65-75C which contains a lot of water vapour and once that comes into contact with pipework/air tanks etc it cools rapidly and turns back into a liquid water. To dry the air we would install a refrigerant dryer and filters to remove the majority of the […]

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