The 6 Types of Basic Individual Compressor Controls

Compressor controls are designed to match compressor delivery with compressed air demand, by maintaining the compressor discharge pressure within a highly specified range.  This discharge pressure should be set as low as possible to minimize the energy usage. Compressor systems are typically composed of multiple compressors delivering air to a common plant air header. The […]

4 Ways to Get Efficient Rotary Air Compression for the Summer

4 Ways to Get High Level Rotary Air Compression for the Summer With high summer temperatures fast approaching please make sure your Rotary Compressor is prepared for the change in climate. Here are 4 tips to keep your Rotary Compression at peak performance for the summer. Lubricant and Coolant Levels Is your lubricant and coolant […]

10 Steps to Saving Compressed Air System Operating Costs (6-10)

Small adjustments can reduce your operating pressure and energy costs while improving flow rates and output. Learn the final steps you can take to optimize your compressed air system and save energy costs. make sure that you also know the first 5 things you can learn to "Save your Compressed Air System Operating Costs" Review […]

10 Steps to Saving Compressed Air System Operating Costs (1-5)

The first step to reduce compressed air energy costs is to measure and monitor your compressed air system's energy consumption, flow rates and operating air pressure. Your FS-Curtis Distributor can help you with your understanding of your compressed air system through an assessment or audit of your system.  The FS-Curtis Distributor will provide you with […]

What Can I Do to Reduce the Cost of Operating My Compressed Air System?

This is a question that a business owner should ask…   What can I do to reduce the cost of operating my Compressed Air System? For years now, the whole industrial world has been listening to the experts that want to help you reduce your electric bill by selling you a more energy lighting system, heating […]

Once Again…. Nx Series is Plant Engineering’s Product of the Year Gold Winner!

The NxD45-90kW won over other compressor manufacturers. This award is noteworthy because our customers and people within our industry vote for the best product. We could not have done this without the hard work and dedication of our FS-Curtis team and the support of our global team. The Nx Series offers a space-saving profile that’s […]

What To Consider When Purchasing a Rotary Air Compressor?

Let’s say you buy a Volvo, arguably considered one of the safest cars on the road, and you drive it 70 mph into a brick wall (by the way, don’t do this, it ruins the paint job), is it the car’s fault that it may no longer run? The same scenario applies to equipment. If […]

May 16-18th: Compressed Air Systems Training

FS-Curtis and Compressed Air Challenge have come together to provide Distributors with training and advanced training on air compressors. All of this great training and advanced instruction will take place on May 16th-18 in Philadelphia, PA. Also over the next year if you sell a Nx 60-185 HP compressor you will get your registration refunded. […]

ECO Scroll-The Next Phase of Clean Compressed Air

FS-Curtis introduces the ECO Series Clean Oil Free Air Compressors St. Louis, MO. March 14, 2017- FS-Curtis., a leading manufacturer of reciprocating and rotary air compressors since 1854 is proud to introduce the new ECO Series Oil Free Air Compressors. FS Curtis Eco Scroll oil-free air compressors are ISO 8573-1 CLASS 0 certified compressors which […]

Distributor of the Month- Pro Compressor

DISTRIBUTOR OF THE MONTH- PRO COMPRESSOR Pro Compressor, Allentown, Pennsylvania has been in business since 1994. Bob Dietrick owns the successful independent compressor house and has built his loyal customer base by providing exceptional service at competitive prices. Pro Compressor as been an FS-Curtis  Distributor serving the Leigh Valley region of Eastern Pennsylvania since they […]

When Should I Service My Oil Flooded Rotary Screw Air Compressor?

Each manufacturer’s make and model of rotary screw air compressor gives specific guidelines for preventative maintenance in the operations manual sent with the air compressor. You’ve invested a good deal of money in your new compressor, to protect your new investment it’s a wise idea to follow these preventative maintenance procedures. Keep in mind this […]

Air Receiving Sizing

When specifying a compressed air system for optimum operation and energy efficiency, proper selection of the compressed air receiver tank(s) is one of the most critical decisions one can make.  There are several different “rules of thumb” and formulas that will assist you, but finding straightforward guidance that says “use this size air receiver” is […]

Why the FS-Connect Piping System?

Why the FS-Connect Piping System? Do you have problems with the pressure, flow or quality of your air that is affecting your products, increasing your scrap rate due to rejections in quality, efficiency, tooling costs due to increased maintenance or spraying applications like paint jobs? Then you may want to review your compressed air piping […]

This Compressor is a BEAST! – CA7.5 80 gal vertical

WOW! Look at this customer testimonial on our CA Series 7.5HP Vertical Unit!  Installed in 2002 and still going strong!  Now that's trusted, dependable and reliable!     See the full review here! CA Series compressors aren't just built to handle harsh environments - they're also available in a wide range of configurations to meet your exact […]

Noise Level Is Barely Noticeable – CTS Garagemate

Check out our 5 Start review on Air Compressors Direct about out CTS Series Garagemate! See the full review here!   FS-Curtis offers a full line of Single Stage and Reciprocating Air Compressors designed for the small shop and the contractor!  To download our full brochure on the CTS Series, click here!