Heavy Duty Industrial Air Compressors: What they are and When They're Needed

air-compressor26Heavy duty industrial air compressors are units that work to turn collected air into stored energy. This energy is used as a power source for pneumatic power tools such as wrenches, drills, saws and hydraulic hammers. These pneumatic power tools can make tasks that are normally long or difficult into jobs that are very quick and simple. Due to their power needs, these industries need the considerable power source that compressed air can provide. Here are some facts about heavy duty industrial air compressors and their benefits:

  • Compressed air is used to fill and expand containers such as bottles into their intended shape
  • Heavy duty air compressors can provide mass quantities of readily available cost effective energy
  • Heavy duty air compressors can also help move along production faster
  • Pneumatic tools, which uses compressed air, can be seen in assembly lines, automobile production and agriculture

Of course, when it comes to selecting a heavy duty industrial air compressor, there are some things that need to be taken into consideration. The first and foremost consideration is the unit’s intended use as well as the pressure and volume that will be required. Only purchase an air compressor if there are spare parts readily available so that maintenance and repairs remain simple.

For all of your air compressor needs Air Center, Inc. should be able to help.  Air Center stocks many air compressor parts and filters for major manufacturers, designs and installs compressed air systems, and employs technicians who are able to service any compressed air equipment.