Because our products are used to assist many industries that are important to our daily lives, Republic has the ability to stay open during the Covid-19 Pandemic. During this time our employees follow social distancing measures, wear protective masks, and have their temperature taken before work to ensure their safety. “Coming into work during […]
Medical and healthcare facilities have an essential need of reliable equipment. Republic Central Vacuum Systems are often used in the medical industry for a wide array of applications. How Central Vacuum Systems Work These vacuum solutions run on a lead-lag system which allows pumps to turn on one by one after each cycle has finished […]
Rotary vane vacuum pumps are among the most common pieces of machinery found within the packaging industry. These direct driven and rugged pumps provide continuous duty operation while maintaining low noise levels. Available as dry-running (for oil-free applications) or oil-lubricated (where deeper vacuum is needed), they are easy to install and simple to maintain. With […]
Regenerative blowers are one of the most versatile industrial blower types within the packaging industry.
As cans or bottles move along a conveyor belt, the stream of air from the air knives quickly hits the can/bottle wiping away the moisture on both sides.
The most common causes of blower failure are very easy to avoid. During my years of providing technical assistance to Republic clients, we most commonly run into either one of two issues that lead to failure: (1) Poor Filter Maintenance, or (2)Ineffective Relief Valve Setup. POOR FILTER MAINTENANCE These blowers, as with most airflow technologies, […]
Many times, I’m asked if it’s normal for a blower to get very hot while operating. This of course depends on just how hot the blower is getting, but the act of compression does cause an increase in temperature, also called delta T. Typically, the discharge temperature should be below 200 degrees Fahrenheit or it […]
Every Christmas season, Republic adopts a family in need from Children’s Health. The program is called Adopt a Family. Every year, Children’s Health provides volunteers with the option to choose from families of all shapes and sizes; each one includes a current patient, some with a terminal illness. Once volunteers receive a gift list from […]
Regenerative blowers, as a technology, are typically only meant to handle fairly standard ambient temperatures up to a hot summer day outdoors. They are not meant to handle any kind of heated inlet air, which should be handled by more advanced technologies such as our centrifugal blowers with water cooled bearings. Within the next few […]
Often, I receive calls that sound similar to this, “I have an X horsepower blower that I want to replace with a Republic blower. What blower do I need?” Many times companies will try to match up blowers simply based on horsepower size and this can quickly lead to operation problems in the field. Even […]