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Compressor Preventive Maintenance

technician performing maintenance on an air compressorThe Hope Group provides compressor preventive maintenance (PM) services to its customers in New England. Our goal is to reduce the likelihood of downtime and costly repairs. It also extends the lifespan of your equipment, and improves equipment efficiency. A good compressor preventive maintenance program consists of cost control, routine service, emergency service and system monitoring and analysis.

Why Preventive Maintenance Is So Important

Factory-trained and certified technicians provide our customers with the routine, preventive maintenance required by the manufacturers for warranty purposes. But preserving your warranty isn’t the only reason for routine maintenance on your air compressor system. The inspection your technician performs during routine service allows you to anticipate equipment issues before they become catastrophic, as opposed to reacting to them.

Myth: As long as the oil is changed regularly, there is nothing to worry about.

Learn from us: Compressed air systems require periodic maintenance to operate at peak efficiency and to reduce costly downtime. Inadequate maintenance can increase energy consumption due to lower compression efficiency, air leakage or pressure drops. Poor maintenance can also lead to high operating temperatures (often fatal), poor moisture control (deadly to quality), excessive contamination (ouch! more repair bills), and unsafe working environments. Generally, each of these starts as a minor issue, but can mushroom into big trouble if undetected and untreated.

What is Covered under a Preventive Maintenance (PM) Program?

Here are some of the things that are covered in a standard PM program:

Air Compressor

  • air filter replacement
  • oil filter replacement
  • replace separator element as required
  • replace panel filter as required
  • inspection of electrical components
  • oil change or top-off as required
  • cooler blowout
  • wipe down of exterior

Air Dryer

  • blow out condenser
  • inspection of electrical components
  • clean drain trap
  • wipe down of exterior

Compressed Air Filters

  • inspect
  • clean condensate drain
  • replace element as required
  • wipe down of exterior

Condensate Separation Systems

  • inspect for proper operation
  • wipe down of exterior

Receiver Tank

  • inspect
    • safety relief valve
    • pressure gauge
    • drain valve

After you have designated someone in your plant to take full responsibility for your compressed air systems, The Hope Group is ready to team up with your maintenance supervisor to make sure your systems keeps running at peak efficiency. It’s a team effort and we stand ready to contribute our share to a winning maintenance strategy. 

Ask about our PM program

Receive 10% off labor with a no commitment PM program with The Hope Group.