Buying a new piece of equipment for your business can be a daunting experience, even for the most steel nevered owners. Every new purchase carries some sort of risk be it financial, logistical or skills. Air Compressors are certainly not immune from this.

Typically there are two schools of thought when the time comes to upgrade or replace your current Air Compressor; Do I spend big on a new machine? Or do I keep some cash in my pocket and look for something second hand?

Honestly, there isn’t a single correct answer to this question, it all depends on what your business needs at the moment.

Should you feel that a used Air Compressor is best for you, we’ve given you some tips on what to look out for on the used market!


You’ve made the investment in a quality industrial air compressor, we know you would like to see a return on your investment….

The truth is there is only one way to guarantee a maximum service life and efficiency from your machine and it’s with regular preventative maintenance.

10 Compressor Mistakes that Businesses Always Make.

You are going to have your new air compressor for a long time, making sure you get it right the first time is crucial. In our time we’ve seen businesses make some pretty big mistakes and unfortunately it costs them thousands of dollars.

We have collected the 10 most common mistakes businesses are making so you can avoid them, so you can keep your hard earned money in your back pocket

Base or Tank Mounted Compressors. Which One is Best for You?


Industrial Air Compressors usually come in one of two variants, tank or base mounted. Determining which style is going to suit your needs is totally dependent on what your air flow requirements are.

By not knowing which solution is the best for your business’s needs may add an unnecessary bottleneck to your operation, limiting your productivity and ramping up downtime.

The team at Focus Industrial have broken down each style and why they might work for you.

How to Increase Your Air Compressors Efficiency

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Reducing your compression temperature 6 degrees can yield an energy saving of up to 3.8% If you’re working in Manufacturing, Agriculture, Automotive, or one of the many other industries that rely on compressed air. Let’s face it hard to deny the increased up-time, efficiency and reliability […]