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About Air Compressor

Air compressors are important sources of power for many construction tools. These devices compress air to a higher pressure so that you can use the air as a power source.

Air conditioning units in cars contain air compressors. The units rely on air compressors to function correctly so they can supply air throughout the car. There are also on-board air compressors in vehicles such as SUVs. Drivers often use the air compressors to customize the tire pressure. Different pressures are suitable for driving on different surfaces.

Types

A portable air compressor comes with rubber tires and steel wheels for better mobility around the construction site. These compressors move thanks to a gasoline or diesel engine. Rotary screw compressors are particularly common in cars. They use two rotor screws to push air into the car. 

Stationary air compressors are best for long-term use on a lengthy construction project that’s fixed in one location. Stationary compressors sacrifice portability for a lot more power. Stationary air compressors are usually centralized on the construction site. 

Uses

There are many uses for air compressors in construction. If you ever need to bore through rocks to create a tunnel, compressed air is important to complete the job. Pneumatic drills in quarries use compressed air. Construction workers often use compressed air to spray concrete on unstable hills to avoid landslides. Air compressors also power jackhammers and concrete compacters. 

It’s inevitable you’ll benefit from the many uses of air compressors at some point. If you ever need to rent an air compressor, BigRentz has a range of high-quality compressors for use on small and large projects. 


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