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Which Reciprocating Air Compressor Do I Need?

Which Reciprocating Air Compressor Do I Need? The good news is you have plenty of choices for almost any application. The bad news is, you have plenty of choices for almost any application. Making the right decision seems overwhelming, but it’s not. Let’s break it down and simplify. An excellent reference resource to introduce you […]

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Rotary Air Compressors in Your Automotive Shop May be Costing You Money

There has been a trend in recent years to promote the use of rotary compressed air in automotive care applications because reciprocating technology is perceived as “dated” and rotary as “cutting edge.” Rotary technology is also much quieter than Recip technology, which increases the perceived value of rotary machines. It’s true that rotary technology is […]

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Stable Air Pressure and Why It’s Important

Understanding stable air pressure is simplier that you think. For most people compressed air is like electricity in that they do not think about it until they don’t have it. For example, most people would never stop to think about the pressure fluctuations in their compressed air system. Likely, the only time this becomes an […]

Eco Scroll Series

ECO Series: The Future of Clean & Oil-Free Air

FS-Curtis Eco Scroll oil-free air compressors are ISO 8573-1 CLASS 0 certified compressors which are energy efficient, easy to operate and maintain, quiet and save space in your facility. A failure of components in an oil-injected compressor can result in oil contamination which will cause expensive damage to downstream products and processes. Because the ECO […]

ML series video

ML Series- Rugged, Affordable and Smart

  Masterline (ML Series) is the most robust, heavy duty reciprocating air compressor lineup available. The perfect combination of quality components and efficient design make the ML Series rugged, affordable and smart. Because every model is built tough to last a lifetime in demanding working conditions, the ML Series is an outstanding alternative to splash-lubricated […]

Nx Series Video

Nx Series…The Best in Rotary Screw Air Compression

The Nx Series offers a space-saving profile that’s easy to install while accommodating limited floor space. The integrated separator, MPV and thermostatic valve reduce connections by up to 90% -- meaning fewer opportunities for leaks. The Nx series also comes in variable speed drive for 8-90kw for even more efficiency and energy savings opportunities. The […]

BA Series

Introducing the BA Series

Introducing the BA Series Environmental standards mandate the need for suitable breathing air supply to ensure worker safety. Whether in paint spraying, confined spaces, asbestos abatement or a variety of other areas the need for breathing air is paramount. We introduce to you the newest product in Air Treatment...the BA Series. The new BA Series Breathing […]

Our Reputation Has Stayed The Same

FS-Curtis…Our Reputation Has Stayed The Same

For over 160 years FS-Curtis has prided itself on being the best in air compression. Assembled in St. Louis, MO we are proud that our reputation for having quality products and great customer service has continued to be unwavering. Our Reputation Has Stayed The Same...  

Air Audit Savings

How Can an Air Audit Maximize My Savings?

An air audit may be in order for your compressor system, especially if it hasn’t been carefully examined recently. While many people focus on the initial cost of purchasing an air compressor, they often forget to factor in the cost of operating the machine over the long run. Any issue within a system can reduce […]

Reducing Energy Costs

How to Reduce Your Compressed Energy Costs

Compressed air can be one of the most expensive forms of energy for manufacturing plants, often using more energy than other equipment. One horsepower of compressed air requires eight horsepower of electricity. With many air compressors running at efficiencies as low as 10 percent, there’s often plenty of room for improvement. Fortunately, 50% of compressed […]

Mission of FS Curtis

The Mission of FS-Curtis

The mission of FS Curtis has always been about the people. Some Companies are founded on hard work Others Are Founded on Ideals FS Curtis was founded on Both FS Curtis the best in reciprocating, rotary, and oil-free compressors. Assembled in St. Louis since 1854

OEM parts

The Importance of OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturing) Air Compressor Parts

OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturing) parts are critical to the life of your compressor. The peace of mind that you’re using genuine parts that are specifically designed and meet the specs of the manufacturer is second to none. You can also rest easily knowing that you’re using parts that meet warranty requirements and provide for extended […]

Built For Today Committed to Tomorrow

FS-Curtis- Real People…Real Products

  The best in air compression made by the best people...FS-Curtis. Real People...Real Products. Check out our short company highlight video!   About FS-Curtis/CURTIS-TOLEDO, Inc. In 1854 FS-Curtis began the tradition of producing high quality, world-class industrial equipment in the U.S. heartland, St. Louis, MO. FS-Curtis built the first Masterline air compressors in 1897, setting […]

RNH Series Dryers

Refrigerated Vs. Desiccant Compressed Air Dryer

Choosing between a refrigerated or desiccant air dryer is dependent on the acceptable moisture content or pressure dew point (PDP) requirement for your application. Refrigerated air dryers are typically adequate for general purpose compressed air applications and will typically offer anywhere from a 35-40° F pressure dew point (PDP). Cost is typically much less than […]