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Reciprocating versus rotary screw compressor – An honest comparison

April, 26 2022

At Industrial Air Systems, although we only stock and supply rotary screw and scroll air compressors, we realise that these two types of compressors may not always be the best solution and in some cases, a reciprocating compressor may be better suited to your needs.

What is a rotary screw air compressor?

April, 20 2022

Rotary screw air compressors are a newer, more advanced type of air compressor. As the name would suggest, a rotary screw compressor uses rotary movements to compress the air – this type of air compressor continues to grow in popularity and is now one of the most widely used compressed air technologies. Renowned for their durability and reliability, rotary screw air compressors are often found in demanding industrial environments that require compressed air 24/7.