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Air Compressor Lubricant Tracing for Quality
Batch tracing is a critical process for any business that is interested in quality management. The importance of this process goes well beyond the manufacturing stages of a product. As it relates to air compressor lubricants, the ability to trace a product throughout its useful life, has a direct impact on the distribution and servicing organizations that use these products in the field. Service contractors, distributors, resellers, and even online wholesalers all have a responsibility to both protect themselves from liability, as well as their customers, by ensuring that traceability systems are in place and maintained down to the end user.
Ester-Based Extended Life Compressor Lubricants
Extended life lubricants, referred across the industry as “POE’s”, were originally introduced for rotary screw compressor applications where high operating temperatures are naturally experienced, and in high pressure systems where temperatures can exceed 250°F. This article takes a look at Ester Types, Fluid Life Ratings and Lubricant Comparisons.
PAG Lubricant Selection In Rotary Screw Air Compressors
This article reviews the SAP 8000 series – the only aftermarket True PAG chemistry available to date. Formulated by the same chemist that designed the fluids in use today by Sullair and Ingersoll Rand, the SAP 8000 is an excellent alternative for distributors looking to provide aftermarket fluids to their customers without compromising fluid quality.
Universal Rotary Screw Compressor Lubricant
Through a long-term competitive product study and countless laboratory hours evaluating the reactions of various additive mixtures, the industry’s first true full synthetic universal rotary screw compressor lubricant has been developed - SA Performance’s SAP 1000.