Gas compressors pressurize and circulate gas through a system to provide the gas for control systems, to enhance chemical reactions or to maintain correct system pressure. Gas compressors operate at pressures ranging from 1,500 to 60,000 psi (pounds per square inch). Gas compressor equipment includes the gas compressor and a number of related parts and supplies. If your business uses gas compressors, you might stock up on these supplies.
Gas compressors come in a variety of sizes, usually measured by flow capacity, and for a number of purposes, such as a gas jack compressor for oil fields. Among the supplies for industrial gas compressor equipment are pumps, filters, coolers and gas recovery systems. Supplies for a compressor for a breathing air system includes filters, controls, storage tanks, and a containment filling station. Use the following strategies to check out the array of supplies for gas compressors:
1. Check the catalogs of gas compressor manufacturers.
2. Look for different types of gas compression equipment.
3. Search online for supplies for gas compression equipment.
Review the offerings of gas compressor suppliersGas compression companies carry the machinery as well as parts and supplies. But many companies specialize in a particular type of gas compressor, such as a diaphragm or piston-driven device, so your staff might have to check with several before finding supplies for the "right" model.
Locate supplies for your gas compressor equipmentSupplies vary with the different types of gas compression equipment. In general, they include valves, hoses, gas recovery devices, boosters and gas compressor parts. An in-ground jack or a small natural gas compressor has additional supplies and parts for mounting.
Check the Internet for gas air compressor suppliesVisit supplier website to find specifications for model used in oil-fields, underwater applications, industry and a variety of other uses. Have your team identify the supplies and parts available for your model.
- If your company does construction work, you might want a portable gas air compressor to power certain types of machinery. Several reputable brands, such as Ingersoll Rand, are readily available.