Air compressor advice

There are many questions you may have when buying a new air compressor and then there will be questions you have about the best way to maintain the air compressor. That is why we have put up these helpful articles but don't hesistant to contact us for advice on purchasing, maintaining or replacing an air compressor. Finnco Compressors can also service your air compressor.

  • The advantages and disadvantages of oil-free and oil-lubricated compressors.
    Posted: Friday 23 July 2021
  • What is the best air compressor for the New Zealand timber industry?
    ELGi EG Series air compressors are perfect for a variety of applications within the timber industry.
    Posted: Friday 25 June 2021
  • Air compressors for agriculture; on the farm and off
    ELGi have rotary screw and piston air compressors for the agricultural industry for automated on the farm tasks and to power pneumatic conveyor belts in food and beverage factories when the dairy products, fruit, vegetables and grapes for wine and grain for bread and beer, leave the farm.
    Posted: Friday 25 June 2021
  • If you plan to buy an air compressor for your industrial application, you need to mull over several factors that best suit your needs. One important consideration is the air pressure requirement of the equipment that the air compressor will operate.
    Posted: Friday 30 April 2021
  • What is the best air compressor for a concrete batching plant?
    ELGi's 3 to 15HP Single-Stage and Two-Stage reciprocating compressors are the best air compressor for a dusty concrete batching plant as they are fitted with oil bath air filters as standard. ELGi air compressors also have the capacity for prolonged use, with minimum maintenance, ensuring seamless compressor performance in any external environment.
    Posted: Tuesday 16 March 2021
  • If compressed air is essential to your day to day business operations, the decision regarding repair or replacement becomes an important one. Unnecessary repairs can result in lower capacity of output. And not replacing your equipment in time can result in breakdown.

    While it may be reasonable to opt for repairs, buying a new compressor could be a more practical choice in the long term.
    Posted: Tuesday 16 March 2021
  • If Finnco Compressors installed your air compressor and service it then we will ensure that you maintain your air quality by ensuring you have the appropriate accessories in your air compressor set up. We will also schedule services so that parts, like filters, are changed in accordance with your site's environment; if the site is a dusty concrete batching plant then filters will be changed more often than on a site that is not dusty.
    Posted: Tuesday 16 March 2021
  • Our Service Technicians make sure that the compressor is installed as per the manufacturer's guidelines. This will make sure that the compressor lasts long, provides optimum performance, and reduces energy costs.

    These are the five aspects they take into account when deciding where to install the compressor:
    Posted: Friday 5 March 2021
  • Tips to reduce pressure drops and increase efficiency of the compressed air system.
    Posted: Friday 5 March 2021

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