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Three Reasons Why Proper Lubrication is Important

Posted on Wednesday, July 25, 2018
By: Michele Loudenslager
Categories: Services  |  Gas and Oil

   Proper lubrication is key to the longevity of the rotating equipment. Without proper lubrication, repairs and downtime (a.k.a. money) are often required to keep your unit up and running again. Lubrication provides a low friction film for the rings, the space between the rings and cups, as well as the rings and the rod. With this helpful film, heat, leakage, and even corrosion...

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EGCR: We're Going Back, in Hi-Tech Style

Posted on Thursday, March 29, 2018
By: Michele Loudenslager
Categories: Events

Hi-Tech Compressor will be at the EGCR on May 22-24th, 2018. You can find us at booth 401, at the front of the Eastern Gas Compression Roundtable. This event is intended for those individuals who are interested in the natural gas industry and the various companies who work within this industry. The tradeshow also provides cost-effective training for those who are eager to learn more about the...

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Why the XRF Gun helps put the “hi-tech” in Hi-Tech Compressor

Posted on Thursday, January 04, 2018
By: Michele Loudenslager
Categories: Services

When you think of technology, you may think of the newest and most advanced tools in the world to help with daunting tasks that might require many hours to complete or a task that cannot be performed by just a human alone.  Now, what if you took these powerful capabilities and used them with compression and pump parts? Pretty useful, right?That’s what the XRF Gun will do. It uses an...

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6 Myths About Packing Cases

Posted on Monday, October 23, 2017
By: Michele Loudenslager
Categories: Industry Parts

6 Myths About Packing casesPacking cases are vital to a reciprocating compressor rod. Ensuring the packing cases are repaired and functioning properly is extremely important for their efficiency among their other intermixed parts. Being that a core issue with packing cases is their longevity, you can consider looking for alternative answers through purchasing new. A quick and responsive...

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Why use metal stitching instead of welding?

Posted on Monday, July 24, 2017
By: Michele Loudenslager
Categories: Industry Parts  |  Services


Before we outline why metal stitching is better than welding let’s consider what metal stitching is. It is a method of repairing cracks in cast metals or larger metal parts without the use of welding. The process starts off by drilling a line of holes along the fracture of the casting. To achieve the correct spacing for the holes a jig is used to pinpoint the measurements. A series of...

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