Screw air compressor preventative maintenance screw air compressors are reliable and long-lasting as long as they are regularly serviced. Air compressors that are regularly serviced and inspected have a longer lifespan, are more reliable, and experience fewer breakdowns.
DAILY COMPRESSOR PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE
Look at the oil level
Listen for and feel for any strange noises or tremors.
Please empty any water from your air receiver tank.
Air filter should be cleaned or replaced as needed.
Clean the outside of the air compressor system
MONTHLY MAINTENANCE Job
You should inspect the pressure release valve.
To detect air leaks, one must listen carefully.
Locate any oil leaking.
If the oil level is low, you should change it.
See if the oil filter needs to be replaced, and if so, do so.
Belts should be examined for abrasions, cracks, and proper tension.
ANNUAL MAINTENANCE Job
It’s time for engine maintenance *
When in doubt as to when you should be servicing your air compressor, check with the manufacturer. Do not use this article in place of VMAC’s or any other manufacturer’s recommended maintenance regimen.