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Questions from Customers: Why do I need a Motor Starter?

Why do I need a Motor Starter on my Dry Pipe System Air Compressor? In short, to prevent this from happening: What you see here is a burnt motor on one of our LT Series lubricated tank mounted units. In this instance the air compressor was run with no oil, causing the pump to seize.

Why is my Air Compressor Turning On and Off?

Why the heck is my compressor turning on and off, and on and off, and on and off?! Sometimes an air compressor will turn on and off rapidly in an unending fashion, this is an occurrence known as short cycling. The good news is that it does not mean that your air compressor is broken… Read more …