Specifying the right compressor or identifying a suitable replacement can become a daunting job.
Before even considering different types of compressor, you’re often faced with the question, ‘does it need to be oil free?’
A recent report shows the oil-free segment now holds the largest share of the compressed air market. And it will grow at a faster rate than its lubricated counterpart. These trends are driven by the fact that some compressed air users believe that oil-free options offer improved air quality, as well as reduced costs for purification equipment and maintenance.
There are pros and cons for both oil lubricated and oil free compressors, misconceptions about oil free have spread far and wide. So, we’re going to tackle some popular myths about oil free air compressors – and oil free compressed air in general!