Centrifugal Air Compressors 101

Centrifugal air compressors are dynamically engineered compressors that use rotating elements called impellers.  Incoming, low velocity air or gas reaches an inlet guide vane that automatically adjusts itself to changes in system demand. (Pictured Below)  This regulates the incoming stream as it flows…


3 Steps to Reducing VOCs in Manufacturing

What are VOCs you ask?  Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are the carbon-based solvents that give traditional paints their obnoxious aroma.  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concluded that some VOCs are suspected carcinogens; a substance or agent that causes cancer. …


C.H. Reed, Inc. Acquires Ohio’s BruceAir Company

Based out of Strongsville, Ohio, BruceAir Co. has been selling, installing, and servicing compressed air systems and products to customers in the northeast Ohio region for over 30 years.  With this acquisition, C.H. Reed will be able to provide customers…


C.H. Reed, Inc. Appoints Bob Shields as President

C.H. Reed, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of our new President, Bob Shields.  Bob has over 20+ years of compressed air industry experience along with 8 years of service in the United States Navy.  With a Bachelor of Arts degree…


Carbicote Strippable Spray Booth Coatings

Excess accumulation of overspray buildup is a major cause of fires in spray booths.  Carbit Coatings and C.H. Reed have a solution to prevent this from happening to you.  Carbit’s Carbicote is a temporary, strippable coating that is applied to your booth’s walls,…


Torque Analysis & Error Proofing in Manufacturing

Today’s manufacturers understand the importance of proper torque specifications in their assembly processes as it has a direct correlation to reduced rework, quality assurance, and overall reliability of their products.  Failures that result from incorrect tightenings can be catastrophic, from financial losses to…


Binks GEMS Color Change Demo

Binks GEMS Color Change Demo The Binks GEMS (Global Electronic Mix Solutions) is an advanced 2K Mixing system that features a simplistic, user-friendly design.  It combines an intuitive touchscreen interface with data collection and analytics to greatly reduce material waste and…