Engineering Corner

#greatservicetechs at Atlantic Compressors, Inc.

A big shout out to our service manager, Tim Bongard, and one of our service techs, David Morrison. Yesterday I received two emails complimenting these individuals. A quick excerpt from each email: “…I wanted to compliment you on one our your employees…Tim. I met Tim...

Wal-Mart, Amazon, and Compressor Distributors

When I was a kid my mom and I would shop for new school clothes, church clothes or anything else down at the local stores. No malls, no box stores, and certainly no Internet options. Since then, our shopping options have changed dramatically. Compressor...

How to Choose a Service Provider for Your Compressed Air System

How to Choose a Service Provider for Your Compressed Air System

At one time or another we all have to enlist the services of a professional.How do you decide which provider you hire? Here are few reasons we all may choose one professional over another: Price Convenience Reputation / Recommendation Advertising ( We may not want...

Point Of Use: Air Receiver Sizing and Placement

Greetings once again everyone! The last two installments have been about air receiver sizing within the compressor room. Compressor Room Layout: Air Receiver Sizing and PlacementCompressor Room Layout: Air Receiver Sizing and Placement, Continued Today we will address...

Compressor Room Layout: Air Receiver Sizing and Placement, Continued

Compressor Room Layout: Air Receiver Sizing and Placement, Continued

We left our discussion determining that an air receiver for a load/unload rotary screw compressor system is best sized around 5-gal/cfm. Still staying in the compressor room for now, let’s discuss how many air receivers are necessary and where to locate them. Once...

Compressor Room Layout: Air Receiver Sizing and Placement

Compressor Room Layout: Air Receiver Sizing and Placement

Hello again. I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. I can’t believe November got past me by with just a single blog post! Today we’ll discuss the debate surrounding the sizing and placement of the air receiver in the compressed air room layout. The Debate To begin...

Compressor Room Layout, Continued: The Effect of Temperature

Compressor Room Layout, Continued: The Effect of Temperature

It’s now officially fall — the landscape is changing color, kids are gearing up for various festivities, and temperatures are getting cooler. As the great poet Bob Dillon once said “The Times They Are A-Changin’.” So how do cooler temperatures affect the location of...

Is your air compressor salesperson certified?

Is your air compressor salesperson certified?

What is the definition of a system? Webster’s defines a system as: an assemblage or combination of things or parts forming a complex or unitary whole: Thus to work on and make recommendations to improve a system, one has to understand each aspect that makes up a...

Installation of a Boge C16

Installation of a Boge C16

Recently sold a Boge C16 system to a repeat customer. At the last minute they asked us to step in and complete the install. They were too busy getting the rest of their equipment installed and running for a new production line. Even though we were short a man serving...