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Reciprocating Compressor FAQ Page

QUESTION:  Why do I need a Reciprocating Compressor?

ANSWER:  Reciprocating compressors are used when intermittent duty cycle is required. They are offered as single or multi-stage. Reciprocating Compressors typically offer a lower installation cost, low noise level, and a relatively low maintenance cost.
QUESTION: What kind of Reciprocating Compressor do I need? 

ANSWER:  There are many factors to be considered when choosing a Reciprocating compressor, such as the application, duty cycle, system requirements, maintenance schedule, environment, elevation, installation, temperature ranges, and pressure requirements. Taking these requirements and others into consideration will help narrow down your choice. Contact your local Gardner Denver Distributor for assistance in determining air requirements, air-storage needs and other selection considerations.
QUESTION:  Why should I buy a Gardner Denver Reciprocating Compressor?

ANSWER:  Gardner Denver is a leading global provider of high quality industrial equipment, technologies and services. The machines are durable, robust, and are used world-wide in applications of virtually every market sector. We are a market leader that continues to improve our processes with innovation. We seek the customer’s voice and meet their demands. Our long standing expertise and in-depth knowledge of compressed air and gas technologies, allow us to provide tailored solutions to customers with very specific and complex requirements. Gardner Denver has the experience and knowledge to support our equipment for its lifetime.
 QUESTION:  How do I choose the right size compressor?

ANSWER: First and foremost, it is always best to consult a compressed air specialist when determining which equipment is right for your needs. However, here are three simplified steps for you to reference to help make an informed decision:

Step 1: Determine the voltage and phase where the compressor will be installed.
Step 2: Determine the air demand.
Step 3: Determine the air pressure required for your application or plant.

There are many different types of compressors in the marketplace today, reciprocating, rotary screw, rotary vane, and many others. It is best to consult your local distritutor to help determine the machine for your application.
QUESTION:  How do I purchase the air compressor?

ANSWER:  Your local Gardner Denver Distributor will help you choose the right compressor for your needs, as well as maintain your investment for the future. Contact your Gardner Denver Distributor today for a quote