Atlanta Compressor

Archive for July 2021

Negligence Can Lead To Compressor Fires – True Story

Back in 2006 I was a newly promoted service manager when I received an after hours call from our largest customer. The customer told me that one of his compressors had started a fire and half of the large compressor room was destroyed. The fire department was still in the process of extinguishing the fire,…

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Ventilation For Your Air Compressors

Has your compressor been shutting down without any known cause? Could poor ventilation be the culprit behind the shutdowns? Compressors generate an immense amount of heat and overheating is one of the most common reasons for compressors shutting down. Lack of proper ventilation leads to air compressors shutting down and can also result in your…

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Airend Rebuild – Our Favorite Story

We have been servicing and repairing rotary screw air compressors for almost 17 years.  One of our favorite stories is the time we first started doing work for Emory University, Emory Clinic, and Emory Hospital many years ago.  This particular story was at Emory Hospital in Atlanta, GA.  The head of Facilities & Maintenance contacted…

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Warranty Voided

Unfortunately we’ve been seeing a lot of manufacturers refuse warranty on their air compressors because the air compressor didn’t meet all the maintenance requirements set by the manufacturer. Most air compressor manufacturers including Quincy, Hertz, Sullair, Ingersoll Rand, Atlas Copco, Ozen, etc. require certain criteria to be met for them to hold up the warranty.…

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Air Compressor Oil Analysis

Oil Analysis is an extremely important part of taking care of your air compressor. It is a preventive maintenance procedure that helps identify future problems before they arise. It’s kind of like a blood test for your air compressor. It helps you find current issues that can become costly problems in the future.  Oil analysis…

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Quincy Compressor vs. Hertz Kompressoren

We have a great manufacturing customer in Atlanta, GA that has been running an old Quincy QSI-500 rotary screw air compressor for many years. It’s not surprising how long the Quicy air compressor lasted our customer since Quincy is known for its durable air compressors. However, Quincy Compressor was purchased by Atlas Copco in 2009…

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