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Compressors for Pressure Testing

Author: Crystal Wilson

Pressure testing is the process of using air or gas to determine if a product can safely withstand the pressures required under normal usage. All products used under a certain pressure must undergo initial testing at pressure many times greater than required. Although water was previously used to carry out pressure checks, an improved procedure […]

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Mechanical Processes for Descaling of Steel

Author: Crystal Wilson

Descaling is a metal cleaning process that removes unwanted surface deposits (scales) on metals to provide a smooth surface finish and is a part of the pre-finishing processes. Scales can be removed by mechanical descaling or chemical descaling. In the past, chemical descaling was considered to be more effective than mechanical descaling. However, new shot […]

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Summer Air Compressor Maintenance

Author: Crystal Wilson

Temperatures are rising! The heat and humidity of summer can pose a severe threat to the equipment in your facility, and the air compressor is no exception. Protecting your air compressor is essential since the heat can dramatically affect its performance and jeopardize your operations. Sauer Compressors USA is committed to keeping you informed about […]

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Processing Industry Application – Laser Metal Cutting

Author: Crystal Wilson

Laser Cutting is the process of cutting metals (stainless, aluminum or steel) with a high-powered laser beam. The cutting of metals with the help of a laser has replaced traditional mechanical methods and offers clear advantages. For example, the processes involved are shortened and the cut surfaces are not contaminated by the material of the […]

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Sauer Rentals Used in Blow Molding Applications

Author: Crystal Wilson

Stretch blow molding is a process used for producing PET bottles commonly used for water, juice, and a variety of other related products. Stretch blow molding has been used since the early 1970s and has grown in existence with the primary use for making carbonated beverage bottles. In this process, a preform is loaded into […]

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Compressors for Seismic Exploration

Author: Crystal Wilson

Industrial oil and gas consumption is growing throughout the world. This means that new technologies and deposits must constantly be found if this increased demand is to be met. The fact that Sauer compressors are very much at home on ships makes them ideal for use onboard exploration vessels which use air guns to survey […]

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Care for Your Air: A Guide to Air Compressor Maintenance

Author: Crystal Wilson

Your industrial compressed air and gas system constitutes a major investment and a significant contributor to operating efficiently and productively. Keeping your air compressor in peak condition should be high on your list of maintenance activities. Fortunately, these industrial workhorses do not require a lot of costly or time-consuming resources to keep performing year after […]

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Hydrogen Production: Electrolysis

Author: Crystal Wilson

Hydrogen is the simplest and most abundant element in the universe. It is an efficient, non-polluting, renewable fuel.  It is no wonder why hydrogen is experiencing a global resurgence and has been identified as the clean energy source that could help bring the world to net-zero emissions in the coming decades. To produce hydrogen, it […]

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Are Lead Time Constraints Negatively Affecting Your Bottom Line?

Author: Crystal Wilson

All around the globe, shipping constraints are creating higher lead times, which impacts your productivity, risk level, and profitability. While the unique circumstances surrounding COVID-19 won’t last forever, shipping constraints happen in any environment. Given the scale of current constraints, businesses are recognizing the need for more intense and purpose-driven strategies to mitigate shipping woes. […]

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