TITLE

Clean Air: A Key Element to Major Component Longevity

AUTHOR(S)
Hanley, Steve
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
National Driller;Feb2012, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance of clean air in the compressors of portable drill rigs. It notes that constant fiction and exposure to contaminants like silica particles and abrasive solids can shorten the life of bearings which can impact other components of the induction systems. It suggests to maintain a good air induction program by inspecting the air cleaners and all other components during change oil interval.
ACCESSION #
70784587

 

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