Worth over $35 per analysis, Industrial Air Power’s Free Oil Analysis Program can help you save money on unnecessary air compressor repairs and downtime. What Does Each Oil Analysis Include? Each analysis is performed by an independent, outside laboratory and includes data on viscosity, TAN (Total Acid Number), additives, wear metals and water content. These […]
Air compressor dealers would like you to believe that all replacement oil is low-quality “pirate” lubricant that will damage your machinery. That’s simply not true, and they know it. Just like any other product, high-quality doesn’t necessarily need to mean high-priced, and good lubricant is good lubricant, regardless of the name on the barrel. Myths […]
To help you maintain a regular maintenance schedule, we’ve created an air compressor maintenance log that you can download and print for free. Click here to download your Free Air Compressor Maintenance Log. To save a copy of the log to your computer, select File > Save as. To print the log, select File >Print.
Understanding the differences between petroleum, semi-synthetic and full synthetic lubricants can help you make the best, most cost-efficient choices for your business. While petroleum-base mineral oils may seem less expensive on the front end, in the long run their use can cost you much more in downtime and labor associated with excessive lubricant changes and […]
Too few businesses take advantage of oil analysis to prevent unnecessary repairs and lubricant changes. Learn how a good oil analysis program can help save you from costly air compressor repairs, system and bearing failures, and unnecessary lubricant changes. Finding Early Warning Signs With Lubricant Analysis You may not know it but a good oil analysis program is […]
Are you familiar with air compressor lubricant TAN, or Total Acid Number? TAN is a measure of the acids in your air compressor lubricants. When a lubricant’s TAN reaches 2.0, it’s time to change it, otherwise the sulfuric acid in your oil can do serious damage to your compressor. Acid corrosion can lead to premature […]
Because a comprehensive oil analysis program is key to avoiding unnecessary air compressor oil changes and mechanical repairs, Industrial Air Power offers a Free Lubricant Analysis Program that covers over 30 lubricant characteristics. It’s an invaluable free tool for saving money and preventing catastrophic mechanical failure. Performed by an independent laboratory, each Industrial Air Power free lubricant […]