By: Brad Taylor

Is Your Air Compressor Overheating?

Air Compressor Overheating NewsletterDo you experience excessive downtime due to your air compressors shutting down on high temperature? Does downtime cost your company money? Here are a few reasons your compressor may be shutting down with high temperature alarms;

  • Dirty or clogged coolers (air/oil)
  • Low on oil
  • Clogged Oil Filter(‘s) and, or Air/Oil Separator(‘s)
  • Faulty Thermal Valve
  • Faulty HAT(High Airend Temperature) sensor
  • Excessive ambient temperatures
  • If compressor is ventilated, ducting may be undersized or need a booster fan
  • Compressor oil may be varnishing causing excessive friction in the pump