Your digital resource for understanding centrifugal air compressor technology from the basics to expert operating advice and everything in between.
Varnish is something that is an antagonist to all compressor gearcases. How is varnish formed, and what causes it to coat bearings; more importantly, what can you do to prevent it? Read more
Although FS-Elliott was formed from a part of Elliott Turbomachinery, the two companies today are separate and have different ownership. The PAP product line is now solely supported by FS-Elliott. Read more
Differential pressure (DP) describes the difference in pressure between two points. Understanding the two points based on your compressor type can help you monitor the health of your system and reveal telltale signs that your compressor needs maintenance. Read more