Safety is paramount for any application. Several features on mobile compressors were developed to ensure safety during transport, operation and service.
Various means of transport, require different safety features. When towing; make sure you can safely connect the compressor to your vehicle. when lifting, make sure the lifting eye can be reached easy and is properly balanced to avoid extra movement. when transporting on a truck, transportation points will ensure transport can happen safe as the compressor is secured in place. when integrating a compressor, make sure it can be connected properly.
Operating a mobile compressor should be as easy and safe as possible. This check list can help to select a mobile compressor that improves safety on any working site. - Compressors should be easy to use. Quick start guides can help to safeguard operations. Digital control panels also inform operators about the exact status of the machine. - Emergency stop buttons allow for swift action when needed. - Alarms and audible warnings in case of a problem. - Potential hot or moving parts need to be shielded.
When selecting a compressor; make sure to check these points. You need to be able to easy access all service points. Potential hot or moving parts need to be shielded.
Selecting the right compressor can be cumbersome as there are many factors to consider. A logistic start is your application that determins the required pressure, flow and air quality. But are you also considering your operation and organisation? Number of operators, working sites, utilization rate, required transport and storage can all determin which compressor is the best fit for your need.
Depending on your region / country; mobile compressors have to comply to several types of regulations. Some examples: emission regulations (for example Stage V in Europe and Tier4Final in US), vessel regulations, road homologation, max sound levels and many more.