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Hose clamps are useful tools that slide over the end of a hose and tighten down against the hose, applying even pressure over the circumference to cut off the flow and stop the hose from leaking. Many people may not have used a...Read More
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Pneumatic mufflers are commonly found on air intakes on compressor systems to help reduce the noise levels of the compressor. This article will provide all the relevant information on air compressor intake silencers and examples...Read More
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McGraw is relatively new in the air compressor scene, and so, people have a lot of questions to ask about the manufacturer and whether their products are good. This page will provide you with as much relevant information as...Read More
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Pneumatic tools in recent years have gone from being used by the odd mechanic or factory worker to being found across a wide array of industries. Now, even a lot of people have pneumatic tools at home instead of electric or...Read More
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In recent years, manufacturers have looked at ways for service crews typically on construction sites to get compressed air where and when they need it, without constantly having to haul around an expensive tow-behind air...Read More
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This article will provide you with answers to the most frequently asked questions about compressed air, allowing you to gain an understanding of everything you need to know! What is in Compressed Air? What is Compressed Air Made...Read More
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Moisture in compressed airlines can be a serious problem and certainly a challenge to overcome. With air being compressed, water is a natural by-product that can make its way into the air stream. During the cooling, the water...Read More
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Within the air compressor industry, acronyms are found in abundance, especially when it comes to measuring airflow. The most common ones are SCFM and ACFM, with ICFM coming right after them. In order to understand these, you...Read More
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