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How do I turn off my compressor correctly?

All compressors are different so check your manual for best practices, however you can always ask one of our air compressor engineers to show you how to switch your compressor on and off while they’re with you to carry out a service. Important: Don’t regularly stop the compressor using the emergency stop button or the […]

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

There are a couple of reasons that this may be happening. One reason is that compressors generally don’t like cold weather. Cold affects the oil’s viscosity, making it harder for the oil to flow round the machine and lubricate it. If your compressor house gets very cold in the winter we can help by installing […]

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Why have I got water in my system?

The compressed air leaving your air compressor is normally around 65°-75°C. It 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 recommend installing a refrigerant dryer and filters to remove the majority […]

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