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Lean Maintenance

Lean Maintenance July 1, 2001

Maximizing compressor maintenance intervals and energy savings

For many years, traditional compressor maintenance was scheduled with nothing more sophisticated than a calendar. A pressure gauge measured the air pressure somewhere in the package and an hour-meter tracked the number of hours the motor ran. A little more information was available from the compressor.

By Wayne Perry, Technical Director, Kaeser Compressors, Inc., Fredericksburg, VA