Topic Farm and Agriculture Archives - Michigan Air Solutions

What’s the Difference Between a Reciprocating Compressor and a Rotary Compressor?

If you’re considering purchasing a new air compressor, you'll need to understand the differences between reciprocating air compressors and rotary air compressors, and the applications they're best suited for.   What Is a Reciprocating Air Compressor? A reciprocating air compressor uses pistons driven by a crankshaft to compress the air. They're efficient, low-maintenance, and perform [...]

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The Best Type of Air Compressors for Agriculture

With over 50,000 farms that cover 10 million acres of farmland, Michigan is the second most agriculturally diverse state. Compressed air plays a critical role in growing, processing and delivering a wide variety of produce, dairy, poultry and meat products. When considering a compressor, it's important to understand required horsepower, usage frequency and energy consumption [...]

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