Why is schedule maintenance important. We all know if you neglect your car service and scheduled maintenance this can lead to your car breaking down to the point it may have to be scrapped. This is the same with your air tools and compressors etc,. So it is a good idea to have at least a basic maintenance plan in place for all your tool and equipment. This doesn’t have to be massive and we have detailed some basic ideas that might help you save money in the long run.
- Check lubrication levels every 24hrs. Low lubrication levels can lead to all kinds of issues.
- Replace filters. Filters keep compressor air clean which is important for the longevity of your machine.
- Belt tension. Drive belt on your compressor transfers energy to your tools. Not having the right tension can make your tolls run less efficiently.