Posts by chreed

Amid Growth, C.H. Reed Welcomes New Talent

Amid ongoing growth, we are excited to announce the continued expansion of our talented team! Rachel Owens – Western Regional Administrative Manager Rachel (below, left) joins us with 5 years of industrial equipment and operational management experience.  She will be focusing on improving operational excellence throughout our Erie, PA, Cleveland, OH, and Pittsburgh, PA territories.…

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Industrial Pump Cleaning and Maintenance Services

Industrial Pump Cleaning Services by C.H. Reed Unloading and transferring high viscosity products like pastes, inks, silicones, caulking and other adhesives and sealants can be efficiently done with piston pump technology, coupled with a ram to ensure proper loading of the materials and effective evacuation of the drum.  As with any system, maintenance will be…

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Graco HFR Hydraulic Fixed Ratio Meter, Mix, & Dispense Systems

Designed for flexibility, the Graco HFR Metering System offers extremely accurate, on-ratio dispensing for two-part epoxies, silicones, adhesives, and more. It dispenses a specific ratio and volume – from the first time, and every time, allowing you to reduce scrap, wasted material, and rework. Its easy-to-use controls gives you the freedom and flexibility to simply…

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Graco’s ProMix 2KE Plural Component Mixing Systems

Graco’s ProMix 2KE Plural Component Mixing Systems are compact, entry-level proportioners designed for single color, in-booth applications.  Available in either pump or metered versions, the ProMix 2KE’s predefined tolerance limits helps you stay on ratio within 2% for extremely accurate results. With open access to all the fluid components, externally mounted air filters, and program…

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The Importance of Changing Your Compressed Air Filter Elements

Why should you regularly change your compressed air filter elements?  Changing compressed air filter elements at regular intervals is vital because your compressed air is contaminated!  Airborne water vapor and dust are drawn into your compressor intake.  Your air compressor adds oil, aerosols, vapors, and other wear metals.  Compressed air piping can add rust and…

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Wirelessly Networking a Compressed Air System

Wirelessly Networking a Compressed Air System If you take a good look at a pair of Quincy QGV-50’s that were recently installed at a local shipping depot, you will see all of the things you would expect to find on this premium air compressor. It features robust mechanical parts (the airend carries a 10-year warranty)…

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Reciprocating Compressor vs. Rotary Compressor

Compressed air is used across so many industries that it’s sometimes called “the fourth utility.” It is an essential part of many production processes, just like electricity or water. Air compressors come in all types and sizes. Two of the most popular kinds are reciprocating and rotary compressors. What Is the Difference Between a Reciprocating…

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Total Life Cycle Cost of a Compressed Air System

Compressed air is an essential part of production throughout many industries around the world.  It’s so important that many companies consider compressed air an actual utility; like electricity, natural gas, or water. A lot of businesses, however, don’t always understand the true cost to produce compressed air.  A single plant can easily spend tens of…

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C.H. Reed, Inc. Announces Sale of Assembly Tool Division

301 Poplar Street, Hanover, PA 17331 · Phone: 717-632-4261 · Toll-Free: 800-692-7216 · Fax: 717-632-6582 · www.chreed.com Hanover, PA, Release: August 17, 2018. For Immediate Release Today, C.H. Reed, Inc. is excited to announce the signing of a definitive agreement to sell C.H. Reed’s Tool and Assembly division to Rhino Assembly Company; an innovative leader…

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Automating a Paint Line

Industrial automation can be defined as the use of computers, robots, information technologies, and other control systems that handle different processes and machinery to achieve superior performance.  Manufacturers around the world are streamlining their painting & finishing processes by automating their facility’s paint lines.  Investing in new automation technologies for your paint line can bring…

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