Posts by developer

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 toward the first stage impeller with a “pre-swirl” effect.  These impellers spin at a high…

Read More

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.  Additionally, VOCs in these traditional paints account for 2-4% of existing ozone-depleting substances in the…

Read More

C.H. Reed, Inc. Hosts Training for Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

C.H. Reed, Inc. recently teamed up with Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, a two year technical college located in Southeastern Pennsylvania, to host an in-house training for three student capstone projects.  The training was designed to deliver a deeper understanding of what goes into tearing down and assessing a rotary screw air compressor, as well…

Read More

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

C.H. Reed, Inc. Acquires Cleveland, Ohio Compressed Air Business Based out of the Cleveland, Ohio area, 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 in this territory with…

Read More

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 in Organizational Management from Ashford University, over two decades of industry experience, and a successful track…

Read More

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, floors, and lights and is meant to be periodically peeled, thereby removing the buildup from…

Read More

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 increase productivity in your paint finishing operations.  C.H. Reed recently conducted a demonstration that highlights…

Read More

C.H. Reed Engineered Systems

C.H. Reed’s Engineered Systems Department develops and configures non-standard, tailored solutions for a wide-ranging variety of applications throughout all three C.H. Reed product groups: Compressed Air Group Assembly Tool & Material Handling Group Paint Finishing & Fluid Dispense Group The department’s capabilities range from simplistic applications, such as tank mounted refrigerated air dryers, to multifaceted…

Read More

C.H. Reed, Inc. Pittsburgh Branch Relocation

C.H. Reed, Inc. Pittsburgh Branch Relocation We are pleased to inform everyone that starting on 4/11/16; C.H. Reed’s Pittsburgh branch location will no longer be located at 100 Clark St. Pittsburgh, PA 15223.  We are moving into a more spacious and comfortable area to accommodate recent growth.  Our new Pittsburgh branch will be located at…

Read More