Why Lubricate Your Air Tools?

Most mechanics will tell you that keeping your air tools (grinders, impact wrenches, drills, sanders, …) well lubricated will improve the performance and lifespan of your air tools.  And it really doesn’t take much time to keep them well lubricated. Your air tool has a motor with machine polished surfaces much like the cylinders in your car’s engine.  Contaminants like water and dirt can quickly destroy those surfaces causing premature wear to the motor.  While there are many things you can do to reduce the risk of these contaminates, like draining and purging your entire air system to simply never …

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Diesel Fuel and Cold Weather

While it’s been a pretty mild winter so far in northeast Ohio,  we can be pretty certain that colder weather is coming as we head into the heart of winter.  Cold winter weather has some interesting effects on diesel fuel. Gelling Diesel fuel turns to a gel-like consistency as it approaches what is know as the cloud point.  The cloud point is defined as the temperature below which wax in diesel forms a cloud appearance.  When the wax is solidifying it will thicken the oil and clog fuel filters and injectors in engines.  The crystals formed will build up in …

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AMSOIL Products are Warranty Secure™

One of the big fears I encounter from customers when looking at AMSOIL products is the question, “Will it void my manufacturer’s warranty by using the product or adhering to the extended drain intervals?”  Well here’s a reminder to all…All AMSOIL products are Warranty Secure™. What does that mean? Well first AMSOIL guarantees the performance of all it’s products, so you can be sure they perform as advertised.  Read the full AMSOIL limited liability warranty for more information. Secondly, know that it is against Federal regulation for an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to deny warranty coverage based solely on the brand of …

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