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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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Open House Event

Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By: Michele Loudenslager
Categories: Events

Hi-Tech Compressor is holding an open house in addition to a training class provided by ACI Services. We would love for you to visit our facility and receive some benefits from us in return!What we want you to know about us:Hi-Tech Compressor has a very high standard of reliability. We stand behind our customers 100% with reliable and exceptional service. Your time is invaluable. You need it...

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Q & A’s with Tom Coyne- Chairman of EGCR 2017

Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By: Michele Loudenslager
Categories: Events

Tom Coyne was elected to become the Chairman of the EGCR conference this year. Tom has been a part of the Hi-tech Compressor team for a little over 3 years. He is a sales representative for Pennsylvania, New York, and Ohio. Tom is originally from Bow, New Hampshire, where he attended Bishop Brady HS and Plymouth State University. In addition to his knowledge of the sales field, Tom also has...

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Hi-Tech Compressor's Going to the EGCR

Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By: Michele Loudenslager
Categories: Events

Since the 1st roundtable that was held May 16-18 in 1973, the EGCR or Eastern Gas Compression Roundtable has offered those within the natural gas industry training programs for all who would like to increase their knowledge on engine and compressor maintenance. This year’s 44th annual EGCR is open to the public and will be held on May 23-25, 2017 at the David Lawrence Convention Center in...

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Piston Failure- Should I Repair or Replace?

Posted on Monday, April 03, 2017
By: Michele Loudenslager
Categories: Services

Piston Failure- Should I Repair or Replace?You might be asking yourself: how do I know if this piston should be repaired or replaced? This is a common question that requires a definitive answer.When your piston fails, the cause could be a foreseen factor such as human error, where workers can cause the piston to seize to the cylinder wall due to a lack of lubrication. Other factors include the...

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The Meaning Behind the Hashtag.

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2017
By: Michele Loudenslager
Categories: Customer Relations

We’ve created a hashtag that we believe says a lot about us.Here at Hi-Tech Compressor, we believe that with every problem there is a solution. We will use our years of knowledge and expertise to find a solution and do so with integrity and respect for the work we do and those we serve.Hi-Tech Compressor provides innovative service solutions with a reliable staff that stands...

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