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Why Do I Need Two Air Compressors?

The importance of having 2 compressors for your business.

We get it, buying an air compressor is a big financial decision. And now we are suggesting that you need two air compressors, not just one. Ask yourself one question- Can your business still run if your air compressor goes down? Most likely, your answer is "no". If the compressor is shut off, what happens to the production? Do your people stop working? Can you not paint cars anymore? Can you not blast? If you've determined that your company cannot be without air at any time, then we highly recommend redundancy for your business.

What is Redundancy?

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‘Redundancy’ is a term often used in the air compressor world. The word redundancy means that a second compressor is operating in parallel with the primary compressor and both are sharing the demand. Should the primary unit fail, the second unit takes the full service. This ensures your operation is never without compressed air.

Keeping Your Business Up & Running

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If you're in a business that has large compressed air requirements, a redundant system may service your business well. For such operations, having air available at all times justifies the cost of multiple compressed-air systems to avoid costly line stoppages or shutdowns. Every air compressor requires routine maintenance and upkeep to keep your machine running at its' optimal efficiency. Performing maintenance on your air compressor will require your compressor to be shut off.

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Jim Phillis , Technical Support Chicago Pneumatic

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