Category: Air Compressor Related

Generic air compressors related posts. Posts may be moved from this to more specific sub-categories.

Air compressors and fire ants…

It has been my experience that there are two main reasons for linear air compressors to fail prematurely.  Besides high back pressure (clogged air diffusers) which is the main reason for failure the second most common reason is FIRE ANTS!

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TIP: Does replacing the air diffuser make a difference?

Depending on the brand of your aerobic treatment unit (ATU) there might be the possibility to replace the air diffuser or at least clean it. If you do have the possibility to replace or clean the air diffuser or the

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Tip: Home warranty, good or bad?

I am not an expert on home warranties but for some they are indispensable for peace of mind.  That being said they aren’t always the best way to go for repairs.  I recently talked with a home owner that has

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How do I fix the bad odor when my septic system sprays?

I have folks say to me when their system sprays smelly water that they just need to add chlorine.  Adding chlorine tablets or liquid bleach will not remove or fix the bad odor.  The chlorine tablets and liquid bleach are

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HiBlow 80 linear air compressor diaphragms

The HiBlow 80 (HP-80) is a very popular linear air compressor that is used on 500 gallon per day (GPD) aerobic treatment units (ATUs). It has the potential to be rebuilt which can save the owner money by not having

HiBlow 80 linear air compressor

This HiBlow 80 is a very popular linear air compressor used on many 500 gallon per day (GPD) aerobic treatment units (ATUs). It has the potential to be rebuilt which can save the owner money by not having to replace

Air diffuser examples

Air diffusers are pieces that go down below the water surface in the aerobic treatment unit (ATU) and diffuse the air that the air compressor pumps in.  The purpose of the diffuser is to break the air down into smaller

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